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Are there any motherboards that support 6970 Tri-CF with Accelero Xtreme Plus II?

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Are there any socket 1155 motherboards that support 6970 Tri-Crossfire with Accelero Xtreme Plus II coolers? If so, how loud would such a setup be at load, and how would one vent all that hot air out of the case? Which brand/model of case would be best for such a setup?

I am thinking about building a relatively quiet 6970 Tri-Crossfire rig, but I am looking at alternatives to a full water loop because of the risk of leakage.

Thanks.
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Only one that would is MSI Big Bang-Marshal which is going to cost $380 + shipping, then your coolers - even then its still going to run a bit warm and you're going to have to have a lot of space at the bottom to fit that expanded cooler (8 slot case).
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The Big Bang Marshall doesn't support 3-way SLI which kills the whole purpose of this board... (ie: having lots of gpus) although it will accept 3-way and 4-way crossfire. If you wan't to wait for bulldozer, the 990FXA-UD7 will also support it.
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Can anyone here give any additional input on this?
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Originally Posted by Viper2;14502022 
Are there any socket 1155 motherboards that support 6970 Tri-Crossfire with Accelero Xtreme Plus II coolers? If so, how loud would such a setup be at load, and how would one vent all that hot air out of the case? Which brand/model of case would be best for such a setup?

I am thinking about building a relatively quiet 6970 Tri-Crossfire rig, but I am looking at alternatives to a full water loop because of the risk of leakage.

Thanks.

If you're wanting Trifire, your best setup would be a 6990 and a 6970 instead of 3 6970s. Also, Arctic Cooling coolers are nearly silent even at 100% output. I have one on my GTX580 and it's honestly the best cooler out there.
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If you're wanting Trifire, your best setup would be a 6990 and a 6970 instead of 3 6970s. Also, Arctic Cooling coolers are nearly silent even at 100% output. I have one on my GTX580 and it's honestly the best cooler out there.

Yeah, but the 6990 is loud. I am trying to build a relatively quiet system. If I use a Silverstone FT02 case, would that be enough to mute the 6990? If so, then would I want use the Accelero Xtreme Plus II cooler with the additional 6970 (tri-crossfire)?
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Yeah, but the 6990 is loud. I am trying to build a relatively quiet system. If I use a Silverstone FT02 case, would that be enough to mute the 6990? If so, then would I want use the Accelero Xtreme Plus II cooler with the additional 6970 (tri-crossfire)?

My bad, I could've sworn AC had a cooler out for it. I just checked though and they don't. I'd toss them an email and ask for an ETA because I'm sure they're making one.
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Yeah, but the 6990 is loud. I am trying to build a relatively quiet system. If I use a Silverstone FT02 case, would that be enough to mute the 6990? If so, then would I want use the Accelero Xtreme Plus II cooler with the additional 6970 (tri-crossfire)?

a friend got 6990 and its not that loud at all. you can hear it behind all the other sounds
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The only board that will take that kind of GPU setup would be the MSI Big Bang P67 board. Do note though, that one or two of your GPU's might end up having to be in a 1x PCIe slot, due to the way they're lined up (not sure exactly).

Honestly, you'll have 1000x easier chance either running 2 slot coolers, or just sticking with 2 cards with 3 slot coolers. Any GOOD P67 board will handle 2x 3 slot cooled cards just fine. The P8P67 Pro comes to mind.
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