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Hey guys
I have 2 6970 in crossfire mode under water and my friend is selling his 6990 I want to buy his 6990 and put it into my rig and my mobo is Evga classified 4 way I can use four GPU
But my question Is if I buy would I be able to use the 6990 on air and my 6970 as it is on water I don't want to over clock and it will be fine 2 6970 and a 6990?
Pls help ASAP THANKS
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Yeah no problem there.
    
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Yeah, no problem, I would make the 6990 the top card however, to reduce the required bandwith of the pcie lanes, one of those cards is probably going to have to run at x8 and this will have little or no effect on the 6970, but could throttle the 6990.
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post #4 of 11
No problems at all. Just give the 6990 some breathing space beacuse the can get hot (and loud). Also make sure your PSU is up to the task.
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I got 1600 watt is it enough or should I get a 2000 watts
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post #6 of 11
Your mainboard can handle it. With the rest of the system under watrer, I would put a waterblock on the 6990 too as it exhausts heat at both ends. That's the only thing you will have to consider.

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Originally Posted by TAr View Post
I got 1600 watt is it enough or should I get a 2000 watts
What type of PSU with 1600 Watt?
Edited by Ken1649 - 10/10/11 at 5:16pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TAr View Post
I got 1600 watt is it enough or should I get a 2000 watts
more than enough? or troll post?
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post #8 of 11
won;t the cpu bottle neck those 4 cards?
maybe you should keep the money and upgrade cpu
Edited by Rustynails - 10/10/11 at 5:57pm
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I have i7 970 4gh stable
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