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Waiting on Bagzz to update RBE.

Oh so am i.... its been 8 mnths since the last update.
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Oh so am i.... its been 8 mnths since the last update.

Get on tpu forums and post in the request thread man! It's sad, there's 100 members and none have posted in THE RBE thread. I've posted but I'm not a member yet cuz I haven't installed my cards yet.
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This wait is getting ridiculous mad.gif Pre-ordered on launch day and still don't have my card. Might have to reconsider.. Maybe I'll try to snag a DCII that popped up on ME website thumb.gif http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX37603
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Done..... Check last post (#124) by Majestic thumb.gif

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57157&page=5
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Done..... Check last post (#124) by Majestic thumb.gif
http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57157&page=5

Looks like it's not happening... worth a shot though
    
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Sorry, I'm afraid it's not coming any soon. You see, first of all I don't have a lot of spare time fot this at the moment. Second, the structure of the BIOS changed to a noticable degree with the 7xx0 generation cards, so supporting them would be a lot of effort to put in. And third, it's pointless to put in all the effort just to see that the catalyst drivers block any changes to the BIOS anyway.

Well, currently I'm thinking about giving the project out of my hands. What I need is a trustworthy VB6 coder that is skilled to some degree (requirements are not too high) and willing to maintain my (a little sloppy written) code. Maybe you can spread the word and find someone.
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Well guys here are pictures of my cards, i really dont know why i was having such bad temps, the contact points looked fine on the tim pads and the actual gpu chip itself on both cards, the backplate contact looks fine too. I even put a tiny bit of tim under each pad like the EK directions suggested. What do you guys think? Am i missing something here that is screaming at me and just overlooking it????

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Please guys !!! I really wanna figure this out!!!! Will +rep to all that help me figure this out. My temps were really bad like in the 90c on both cards in heaven and idling at around 45-50c.
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I'd say its one of two...
-Water isn't flowing accordingly in the block..
-TIM application, try less

Hows your loop configured? Was this the first card or the second?
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Ek water blocks are good. They had some nickel issues a few years back. Swiftech makes good blocks as well.

I was thinking about swiftech or aquacomputer blocks (full copper base)

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I'd say its one of two...
-Water isn't flowing accordingly in the block..
-TIM application, try less
Hows your loop configured? Was this the first card or the second?


Should i even put TIM underneath the pads? Even though EK recommends it ?

I will try less TIM this time, and use the small dot method rather than the X.

As for the loop , res, pump, 240rad, cpu, gpus, 360rad, pump, res. I dont think the loop is to blame at all, seeing as the cpu temps are very good. Its not like im dumping very hot water into the GPU, during heaven cpu never broke 35c, and the GPUs were in the 90s both. Maybe i am having problems with the link for the GPUs?

EDIT: Those pics are of both cards.
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