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For my fan profile I have my fan running at about 80% at that point. Would reseating the heatsink on the GPU help at all?
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I don't think it's a problem with the heatsink so much as it is with the airflow. I used to own an antec 300, so I know how cramped that case can get with multi card configs and a non modular psu.

You mentioned you have a side intake already so I don't know that there is much more you can do. What type of fans are you using?
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Its a coolmax something, here is the link
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Hmm, well the specs on those look good.

Weird. I mean you have a space between the cards, and both are reference/EE, so the top card shouldn't really be choking on exhaust from the bottom.

The card didn't run hot before you added the second right? You may want to try swapping them around just to completely rule out one card running hotter than the other.
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Good idea, I'll try that if I ever finish all this homework, thanks.
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Also just for giggles try unplugging your side intake completely and running a test like that. I think it's unlikely but possible that your side intake could be overpowering the exhaust of the cards of which a large portion is the the same side as the side panel fan but in opposing directions. Give this a shot separately from what Booty just suggested above, because I'm not too confident in this but it's quick and easy and worth a shot.
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So I ended up flipping my psu and and moving the card down to the 3rd slit slot. Now I am not getting SLI as an option, any idea as to why? I can use the card for Physx but SLI is not an option.

Edit, Re-reinstalled the drivers and it is all set now. Temps look much better 70C max for each card in furmark. Super happy with the results.
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