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Hi, i am wanting to crossfire my 6950's soon-ish but i have run into a little problem, since i brought a Thermalright Shaman for my original 6950 (because the other fan broke) it seems i cant fit 2 6950's in my case without the one with the thermalright cooler right up against the psu, would this be safe?

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2x Radeon HD 6950 with stock cooling is fine. But with Thermaltake Shaman?
Maybe you can put the one with thermaltake shaman on the lower PCIe Slot and the one with stock cooling on the upper slot.
Your PSU should be okay if you don't overclock too much.
Anyway, I don't see the point in using Radeon HD 6950 CrossFireX in 1366 x 768 Resolution. It's a waste and I mean it.
    
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Ok, so i just turned off my computer and it turns out i cant even push it up against it, i would have to run one at 16x and the other at 4x, how would this affect performance?
    
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Originally Posted by Bima Sylirian View Post
2x Radeon HD 6950 with stock cooling is fine. But with Thermaltake Shaman?
Maybe you can put the one with thermaltake shaman on the lower PCIe Slot and the one with stock cooling on the upper slot.
Your PSU should be okay if you don't overclock too much.
Anyway, I don't see the point in using Radeon HD 6950 CrossFireX in 1366 x 768 Resolution. It's a waste and I mean it.
im going to get anew monitor by then -_-, also, read my last comment.
    
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bump, i would really like to know the performance hit!!
    
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