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i might get another DCII as im getting a 120hz monitor but i wanna see how one card rocks for now

EDIT: OP it wouldn't hurt to remove the bottom shroud and give it a test. worst case you put it back on
    
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I got DCU II on CF. yeah, bottom gpu idles at 36 the top one idles at 40-50.. sometimes more than 50, but I'm going on WC soon tho, so not worrying that much.
   
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Originally Posted by Evil-Jester View Post
i might get another DCII as im getting a 120hz monitor but i wanna see how one card rocks for now

EDIT: OP it wouldn't hurt to remove the bottom shroud and give it a test. worst case you put it back on
You mean the shroud on the top card right?
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post #14 of 59
Turn the fans up. Download Asus's tweak utility, its way better than afterburner.
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Could you use one of

and mount it somewhere else, or in another slot below?? Or you can just trade me for my 460 for one of those bad boys. Would have plenty of room either way...
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post #16 of 59
Triple slot cards don't give you much room huh? lol
Like someone said, removing the shroud might work.
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I almost think they should come out with a special extended SLI bridge just for running these in SLI.
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Originally Posted by Vrait View Post
Triple slot cards don't give you much room huh? lol
Like someone said, removing the shroud might work.
The shroud holds the fans, so I doubt that would be a good choice. Might get hotter at that point. I just sold my two DCII 580 Matrix and they worked fine in SLI, just have to make a fan profile like every other card that gets sandwiched together.

A fan on the side of the case will also help. The fans on the DCII blow towards the GPU so the heat will rise, it just needs fresh air coming in.

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I almost think they should come out with a special extended SLI bridge just for running these in SLI.
They do have one, it came with my matrix cards and allowed for SLI with one slot in between, but you have to have enough slots on your mobo to support it. Its 5-something inches not 3.

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They do have one, it came with my matrix cards and allowed for SLI with one slot in between, but you have to have enough slots on your mobo to support it. Its 5-something inches not 3.
Good point, I overlooked that slight detail of PCI-e slots
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lol i got the extended connector and enough slots but when i put it in the 3rd one it only let me use 2nd card in x1 as a physx
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