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Hi guys!

I need som help.
I'm strugling with a lot of heat on my GPUs, and I'm not sure what i should do.
Should I use water cooling or some other system?

So I'm hoping you could help me decide.

I have 2x Point Of View GeForce GTX560Ti 1024MB

I would really like to have a stable system, and that's why I need som more cooling on the graphics
    
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gtx 560 ti's are not that hot really(well compared to my two 470's they don't even compare). your motherboard also has good pci-e slot spacing so I don't see any problems imo. how is the airflow on your case. maybe some more case fans will help you
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Depends on how much space you have between the cards, alot of good aftermarket coolers are triple slot and hardly ever fit with an SLI set-up. The only way to go is watercooling then.

If you have the space

If you dont have the space [this one isnt the best though.

Otherwise i would say watercooling.
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You could always WC the top card and leave the other one alone, or equip it with a better air cooler, if it turns out to be less expensive than another waterblock and fittings.
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gtx 560 ti's are not that hot really(well compared to my two 470's they don't even compare). your motherboard also has good pci-e slot spacing so I don't see any problems imo. how is the airflow on your case. maybe some more case fans will help you
The airflow is good, i have 9 120mm fans in the case.
But when I'm playing games the temp on the GPU is over 80 degrees after only 10 mins.

Do you have any suggestion to what I should do?
    
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The airflow is good, i have 9 120mm fans in the case.
But when I'm playing games the temp on the GPU is over 80 degrees after only 10 mins.

Do you have any suggestion to what I should do?
Do you use Vsync ?
when you limit your frames to your monitors refresh rate [frequency] you should get an alot lower temperature. Most games on 60fps will not load your SLI set-up to a 100% and thus making them run alot cooler. When you dont run with Vsync or an fps cap the cards will always try to run at 100% load [or close to it] and creating alot more heat.

So if you dont run with Vsync or an fps cap you should give it a try.

Btw: cards running at 80 degrees is not a problem.
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