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Guys, need your opinion:

Just finished my 4x7970 setup. Card 0,2,3 are showing 30c on idle, card 1 ( which is main card, judging from the clocks) shows 45c 0_o. Bad thermal paste? or water not reaching properly?

Loop is parallel with box in and out on top of the first card due to space issues on the bottom.

Need advice, before I'll have to go and drain the whole loop, and disassemble the thing
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post #26472 of 38701
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Originally Posted by Kriant View Post

Guys, need your opinion:

Just finished my 4x7970 setup. Card 0,2,3 are showing 30c on idle, card 1 ( which is main card, judging from the clocks) shows 45c 0_o. Bad thermal paste? or water not reaching properly?

Loop is parallel with box in and out on top of the first card due to space issues on the bottom.

Need advice, before I'll have to go and drain the whole loop, and disassemble the thing

This is weird, your main card should be the card 0. The one in the first slot with all your monitors plugged in? Do you have a pic of your setup?
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Here, the old unfinished pic, but the layout of the cards hadn't changed


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post #26474 of 38701
GPU 2 coreclock is 500, which indicates that it's the primary card ( all others are at 300).

I've used my old-ish MX2 thermal paste, but it has it's warranty covered for another 2 years hmm. ( thermal paste that came with Koolance water-block had something green inside of it, so I've decided to throw it away).

All the screws are tighten up, I feel if I screw-in more, then I will start bending the PCB
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What do you mean sell games? Everything is in Steam. Lol. So you think the windforce is best? What about in terms of noise/coil whine. I really don't like coil whine.
I'm assuming he means sell the games that come with the cards....lol
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What is that black box that the hoses are running to?  Is that some sort of chiller unit?

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What is that black box that the hoses are running to?  Is that some sort of chiller unit?

Nah, Nova Xtreme 1080
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Hey everybody. I just joined the club and I couldn't be happier. I started with a 7850 back in December and now have somehow finagled my way all the way to a 7970. I absolutely love it. It's this Powercolor. I only payed $290 from NCIX after selling the games. A steal for a 7970. Hopefully the next gen doesn't come out too soon, I'd like to have the best AMD card for a while. smile.gif
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Ordered Phobya HeGreese extreme just in case already. I don't want to drain my loop, it's such a pain in the ass mad.gif
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Hmm, maybe those screws from the XFX fan arn't doing their job, I need an X-braket, only no-where to buy that one -_-
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