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Just tried to run Heaven 3.0 at 1250mV but had to abort when the top card hit 89C. I've GOT to figure out a way to cool these cards down (btw, the fans were at max the whole time). Thinking about buying a second side panel for my 600T and installing the mesh with 4 fans to use while benching. That way I can use the glass panel for everyday use and admire my beautiful hardware but can easily get good cooling to the cards when necessary...
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Just tried to run Heaven 3.0 at 1250mV but had to abort when the top card hit 89C. I've GOT to figure out a way to cool these cards down (btw, the fans were at max the whole time). Thinking about buying a second side panel for my 600T and installing the mesh with 4 fans to use while benching. That way I can use the glass panel for everyday use and admire my beautiful hardware but can easily get good cooling to the cards when necessary...

I bought a window panel and just swapped the window out for modders mesh. Dooeet!
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I already have a window, I just want a second panel with mesh so I can easily swap them out rather than having to uninstall the mesh and reinstall the glass whenever I'm not benching. I want to have a window when not benching...
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Are the card loud @ 100%? Reference with Fan @ 100% will not Break 70C even with 1.3v
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4 fans blowing directly on those two 7970s would lower your temps significantly I think. I would do it.

As an aside how is general gaming going for you at stock on them?
    
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Hey guys I haven't been keeping up with 7970 since release. What's the best working driver atm for a single card?
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4 fans blowing directly on those two 7970s would lower your temps significantly I think. I would do it.
As an aside how is general gaming going for you at stock on them?

On the one Lightning, gaming is beautiful. I have the fans at 50% and I saw 82C, but only after 2 hours of BF3. VRMs and Mem didn't get that high, peaked at around 75. I'm going to set up my AP141 in the hotswap bay so it blows straight across the card, so that should lower temps significantly.

In terms of graphical settings, BF3 is 60+ (nothing below 60) at Ultra/2xMSAA/Motion Blur off. High AA Post etc, no CCC settings.
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Are the card loud @ 100%? Reference with Fan @ 100% will not Break 70C even with 1.3v

Believe me, they will break 70C with my case in CF. The 600T is not a well ventilated case...
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4 fans blowing directly on those two 7970s would lower your temps significantly I think. I would do it.
As an aside how is general gaming going for you at stock on them?

At stock so far the performance has been awesome......when it works. :/ BFBC2 has just shut down several times for no apparent reason. BF3 seems to work well with 100+fps and no issues so far. I have yet to test Crysis and Crysis 2 ...
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Believe me, they will break 70C with my case in CF. The 600T is not a well ventilated case...
At stock so far the performance has been awesome......when it works. :/ BFBC2 has just shut down several times for no apparent reason. BF3 seems to work well with 100+fps and no issues so far. I have yet to test Crysis and Crysis 2 ...

The thing is that Reference dont build up air inside they take it out. Even 2 cards in CF all you need is some intake fans and you are fine.
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