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It's because the bottom gpu is exhausting all its heat towards the side panel and up to the Hawk. Expect about a 7°C-15°C difference when you run two cards that exhaust heat inside your case (non-reference coolers) vs ones that exhaust heat to the back of your case (reference coolers).
    
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Yeah its definitely the exhaust. It's just a shame. If you had 6-8 inches of room I imagine it would work. I only have about 2 inches, sadly. It's back to reference cooling for me at least. My crossfired reference 6970's never got over 75. It's a bummer, because they are great cards.

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I'm going to try taking the other card out and leaving just the Hawk in, and run the tests again and see what kind of temps I get. If they do go down to around 60-something, then I'll probably just keep the Galaxy card and get rid of the Hawk, because the Galaxy card ran cooler and at the same clocks at less voltage than is default for the Hawk. Just seems odd since the galaxy cooler is a similar design.

I also see that the Hawk fans are about 1000 RPMs faster than the TFII on average...
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