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110.5c for the VRMs isn't exactly chilly.
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
110.5c for the VRMs isn't exactly chilly.
It's hotter than the stock cooler! Bad Mount?
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It's hotter than the stock cooler! Bad Mount?
AC VRM heatsinks are never good.
    
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110.5c for the VRMs isn't exactly chilly.
Where did you see that temp? VRM cooling is the only concern I have before buying it.
    
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Where did you see that temp? VRM cooling is the only concern I have before buying it.
It is under the main temps graph.
    
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post #16 of 18
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One thing i noticed that if you get cooler like this its best to leave case open. There is just too much hot air inside the case from the GPUs. CPU will increase 5-10C under load.
Not really.

This was true for gpus back in 2009 and before.

But the recent amd gpus dump hot air right into the case. The stock 6990 cooler dumps half the hot air into the case. The 69X0 dumps about 30% into the case.

With 20C temp improvement in gpu, your cpu should be running right around the same as before. Maybe even better.
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post #17 of 18
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I wish I could afford a 6990.
They're sweet but i regret not getting a 580 Matrix instead
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I've always loved every cooler from AC. My GTX580 came stock with one of their coolers on it and the darn thing is silent no matter how fast it ramps up. I'm a huge believer in their coolers.
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