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20-24 ambients usually

Nice. Looks like I have some work to do haha.
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lol. Yeah, same.

I put usually because the past several days have been significantly higher....lol. Been stability testing like crazy.
 
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Hi all just a quick question, am finally putting together a X-fire system with a ASRock z68 Ext 4 Gen 3 Board and am a little confused at the onboard X-fie power connector, is it really necessary to have a molex powering when there is 2 x 6pin power cables for each HD6950 card anyway?
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post #844 of 2941
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Hi all just a quick question, am finally putting together a X-fire system with a ASRock z68 Ext 4 Gen 3 Board and am a little confused at the onboard X-fie power connector, is it really necessary to have a molex powering when there is 2 x 6pin power cables for each HD6950 card anyway?
cheers
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its not necessary but people in the past have had melty problems when pulling thru to much power on the 20 pin mobo connector.

i cant c any real reason not to use it other than cable management

i will be using it when i get mine tomorow : )
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post #845 of 2941
My Board only came with a SLI Bridge - Is the CFX Stuff ON the Mobo?? Sorry, im new to building. Just a sophomore in HS.

For all concerned - The Cooler Master Hyper 212+ DOES fit the ASRock extreme 3 Gen 3. It is a little close, almost touching, the first RAM slot. I didnt have to raise it the clear it because it was not touching, but be wary if you have 16GB like I did. G skill Ripjaws too, theyre tall RAM sticks.

Also - All the things covered in the gold caps - A lot of mine are bent left and right.....Is that bad?
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Originally Posted by Sledgemeister View Post

Hi all just a quick question, am finally putting together a X-fire system with a ASRock z68 Ext 4 Gen 3 Board and am a little confused at the onboard X-fie power connector, is it really necessary to have a molex powering when there is 2 x 6pin power cables for each HD6950 card anyway?
cheers
Rob

No its just for aggressive gpu overclocking in dual gpu setups.
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post #847 of 2941
To my understanding this Bridge thingy is a combo peace, working with both SLI and CFX connectors. CFX is supported on your mobo too, as on all Intel chipsets , since ATI presented the technology. I got two different ASRock boards with gold caps and first one was like yours, half of them were bent sideways. Other one was all caps tightly soldered to the mobo. Performance wise - both are the same, so only some aesthetics is lost with that excessive wiring.
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its not necessary but people in the past have had melty problems when pulling thru to much power on the 20 pin mobo connector.
i cant c any real reason not to use it other than cable management
i will be using it when i get mine tomorow : )

Head naw45's advice and hook it up ... there is a reason the ASR manual clearly states to hook it up when running SLI/Crossfire! The fact your rather beafy 6950's have 2 6pin power connectors "each" is the reason you need the EXTRA POWER to the PCI_E lanes, those 6pin connectors don't supply voltage to the PCI_e lanes but actually put more stress on them because of the higher power draws of higher end cards ... add in the extra stress of OCing your cpu and/or GPU's and if you don't have a meltdown (kinda rare but I have personally seen it) you will have poorer performance and possibly a lot more "blue screens" when running high stress 3D apps (gaming high res).
Edited by TomcatV - 12/28/11 at 9:57am
 
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Ok, thanks!
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post #850 of 2941
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Head naw45's advice and hook it up ... there is a reason the ASR manual clearly states to hook it up when running SLI/Crossfire! The fact your rather beafy 6950's have 2 6pin power connectors "each" is the reason you need the EXTRA POWER to the PCI_E lanes, those 6pin connectors don't supply voltage to the PCI_e lanes but actually put more stress on them because of the higher power draws of higher end cards ... add in the extra stress of OCing your cpu and/or GPU's and if you don't have a meltdown (kinda rare but I have personally seen it) you will have poorer performance and possibly a lot more "blue screens" when running high stress 3D apps (gaming high res).

This dude speaks the truth. Lost 2 Corsair PS and 2 EVGA boards due to the lack of current.
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