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post #11 of 19
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Originally Posted by SirWaWa;15238648 
is there aftermarket EMI shields?
some of the brand name cards come with them already

Nah, thanks for the replies though everyone, will keep an eye on it:D
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post #12 of 19
yea u can also run something like MSI afterburner to create custom fan profiles for your cards so that the fan runs at a higher RPM, keeps my card extremely cool compared to the default max fan RPM (at the cost of more noise)
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post #13 of 19
I had a setup like that before and it was fine. It did get hot to touch but I never noticed anything negative
post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post
if anything, you need to worry about static.
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Originally Posted by Crag View Post
no need to worry about the temps

the only concern is getting EMI , it can easily be noticed iif you got buzzing sound or something like that , otherwise you are OK
+1 to these.

Your only concern is noise being introduced into your speakers from the graphics cards being so close. As others have mentioned better shielding will alleviate this problem should it occur.
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Side fan time.
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post #16 of 19
Hey. I have a similar set up (the sound card and 2nd 560Ti are arriving soon) and am worried. I have a 140mm side intake though, shielding is what worries me. Can anyone tell me if there is serious EMI problems with this set up and I'll need to manually shield the DG, or is it fine?
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Hey. I have a similar set up (the sound card and 2nd 560Ti are arriving soon) and am worried. I have a 140mm side intake though, shielding is what worries me. Can anyone tell me if there is serious EMI problems with this set up and I'll need to manually shield the DG, or is it fine?
Can't say for sure, you're just going to have to try it and find out. After you get everything installed and running just turn the volume up on your speakers without any playing on your PC. If you don't hear any buzzing or whining noises you are good to go. If you do, you've got interference.
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post #18 of 19
If anything you need to worry about INTERFERENCE. In my old setup I had my sound-card right next to my video-card and every time I moved a window or min/maximized something I'd hear a high-pitched "zzzzzzzz" noise out of my speakers kinda similar to when your cel-phone is a bit too close to your comp.
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post #19 of 19
I can just hope it doesn't happen...
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