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on a side note, am i the only one here that's experiencing higher temps after taking apart the cooler on the DCII card?

i tried dot method, cross method, star method, tried mx2, mx3, noctua nt-h1, no luck.

the card used to idle at about 32'c, now 35~36'c ish...i mean even temps right now isn't anywhere near high enough to be concerned about, but knowing the temps could be a couple of 'c lower than stock config, instead it's sitting 3~4'c higher annoys me somewhat...any thoughts people?
http://www.overclock.net/showthread.php?t=1156145

May want to read that thread. I think the OEM paste is also used as a thick agent to push the head spreader onto the chip - and when you replace the paste, it spreads and doesn't hold everything as tight

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post #692 of 1059
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Thanks.

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What version of MSI Afterburner are you using? If you're using 2.1.0 then no it doesn't support voltage control on non reference cards. Get the latest 2.2.0 beta (up to beta 8 now) and it supports voltage control on DirectCU II cards. I can adjust the voltage on my GTX 570 DCII with 2.2.0 beta 8.

Here is the link to 2.2.0 beta 8.
Doesn't work for my 6950/70.
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doesn't work for amd cards
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doesn't work for amd cards
Try editing the .bat file for unlock voltage.
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Try editing the .bat file for unlock voltage.
How?
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It is possible, I wouldn't do it though due to the lack of space between the two cards.The upper card would get too hot because it can't sip in enough air. I think I saw a dual DCII card setup somewhere, where the person got them run on optimal temperature, but I don't remember where.
You can always try it.

There's absolutely no problem running 2 X 6970 Direct CU II cards with the minimal (3/8"?) gap between the cards. All you need to do is set up a fan profile in MSI Afterburner, and you won't have a problem. I've done this on a friend's PC and the top card temp never went over 78 deg C
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There's absolutely no problem running 2 X 6970 Direct CU II cards with the minimal (3/8"?) gap between the cards. All you need to do is set up a fan profile in MSI Afterburner, and you won't have a problem. I've done this on a friend's PC and the top card temp never went over 78 deg C
My another pci Slot is directly under the card, and another card would completely block the air flow to the another one, maybe the space between the slots may differ in different motherboards.
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Hi!

I own a DirectCU II 580 and I want a second one for SLI!
But which motherboards do you guys prefer for these 3-slot cards?
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One of my Asus 6950 DCII 2GB flashed fine w/ that 6970 bios -- thanks GamerDaPro!

Going to try the second one tonight!
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