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You know 6990 is gonna raise it by 7F instead of 10F, right?

Either way you're putting high heat output products into your room. The problem is your room, not your video cards. You need better room airflow.
If you can find a large enough block, I recommend water for cooling your room OP
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Originally Posted by XXXfire View Post
Touche
Hey XXX, I am baffled by that rig in your Prof. Is it yours? Mind taking a pic and show me the entire thing in its entity?

On a side note, If you have you PC near you/pointing towards you, you won't be able to feel much of a temp change in the room tbh.

Though honestly, I think a 6970 is enough for the game, unless you really want to max that game out in multiplayer or sth. Having Fraps on just make you more paranoid, as long as you have playable framerates and is satisfied, its fine.
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post #43 of 56
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If you can find a large enough block, I recommend water for cooling your room OP
Yeah, 150 less watts in power draw is going to go a long way to make a hot room cool.

Water cooling doesn't reduce heat output, it only reduces the heat of the card(s). The cards still produce the same amount of heat, regardless of the quality of cooling you have - the better the cooling, the faster it removes the same amount of heat.
    
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post #44 of 56
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Never heard of anyone complained this one. http://www.swiftech.com/epsilonhd-69...aterblock.aspx






I personally use Koolance VID-AR699, some users are not happy with Vregs temp but I have nothing to complain.

http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...roduct_id=1117

I can vouch for the Swiftech Epsilons



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Yeah, 150 less watts in power draw is going to go a long way to make a hot room cool.

Water cooling doesn't reduce heat output, it only reduces the heat of the card(s). The cards still produce the same amount of heat, regardless of the quality of cooling you have - the better the cooling, the faster it removes the same amount of heat.
I meant he should find a block to put his room in and water cool it
post #46 of 56
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Not sure why everyone is up in arms about the purchase. Money isn't an issue, i want something new and am willing to lose perhaps alittle performance in the process.
post #47 of 56
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Originally Posted by Nexus6;15171683 
I can vouch for the Swiftech Epsilons

DSC00713.jpg

Sleek, nice wink.gif

So with 5970/gtx 590/6990 only one core is working in BF3 beta? redface.gif Didn't know this.
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I can vouch for the Swiftech Epsilons



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Just sold me on that block. Thanks Nex
post #49 of 56
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Sleek, nice

So with 5970/gtx 590/6990 only one core is working in BF3 beta? Didn't know this.
SLI/CFX works fine.

Still can't quite understand the wish to side/downgrade but it's your money.

It'll also be interesting to see how nvidia and amd cards fare in BF3 when DX11 tes and other features are implemented.
 
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post #50 of 56
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Hey XXX, I am baffled by that rig in your Prof. Is it yours? Mind taking a pic and show me the entire thing in its entity?
That's entirely HIS, no sharing

Pretty much the same reason nothing is in my sig
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