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I have a 6950 and im waiting for the heatsink i ordered before i do the mod. but this talk of using a physix card I think i have one laying around.. have to look in the jungle... argg.. my room.
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For nvidia anyways i know that most modern gpu cards do not require addional addin cards for the processing of physx. By using say a 9800/470 you will see a decrease in fps as the powerfull gpu waits for the slower physx card to do its calculations. I wonder if ati has the same thing with their cards too. IDK but thougth of throwing that out there.
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afik amd doesnt support cuda only nvidia and i would like to have it for my video editing. I just found a post (hack) that alows for one card and im going to try it in crossfirex to see what happens. sorry for the off topic post.
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post #525 of 3006
while i am waiting for my retention bracket, Im thinking about adding a 2nd gpu block to my thermaltake water 2.0 pro that im going to use for the mod. I know some have added a larger
radiator with a different manufacturer, but this unit uses a different attachment method for the rads and the pump. So cutting the hose is really the only option. Im currently looking at a mini res, sivercoil, and some additive for when I get the nerve to cut my line. I already have a gpu block that came with my swiftech hd06900 heatsink. I will need to get a new heatsink for the 2nd gpu card to mount the pump.
Any positive thoughts?
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post #526 of 3006
Hi guys, I jus gt mine bracket from dwood.
After I fix it onto 7950, the temperature fluctuate from 40 ~ 89 degree c when idle and the comp jus crash when I played diablo.
I tried to adjusting my copper shim and water block my comp jus went blank wont even start up.
But once I change back to my stock cooler everyting is working fine, temp 42 max degrees c and 75 when loaded
Pls advised.

Sorry for my bad english
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did you plug the pump into a fan header or power it by a power supply connector?
Also did you put tim on the cpu and the heatsink? (both sides of the copper plate? )
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post #528 of 3006
i plug it to the fan header, i am using thermal paste. GPU

there is no fan over my VRAM could tat be part or the reason ?
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Are the screws done tight enough and as someone said the thermal paste on chip copper shim thermal paste n cooler.


Noticed you have plugged into the fan header try using a Molex connection or setting the fan header to 100% in bios
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Also dont do the screws up too tight
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