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hey guys,

i just bought a pair of 6950s 2gbs, but they are reference coolers. im looking for after market coolers, but they have to keep the card as a dual slot, my motherboard pci express spacing wont allow for triple slot coolers.

thanks.
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http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/cooling/vga/376/accelero-xtreme-plus-ii.html?c=2182
http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/cooling/vga/375/accelero-twin-turbo-ii.html?c=2182
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neither of those are dual slot coolers
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1226439/installing-alpenf-hn-peter-aka-deepcool-dracula-on-hd6970-using-stock-backplate

the fan mounting of this cooler can be placed where ever you want. you can run the first card kind of "passive" and install 4 x 140mm (2 vertically and 2 horizontally) to keep both cards cool.

it will work (elohim did that with his 2 cards)

in case that you are unable to install 2x 140mm on the outside due to a massive cpu heatsink, just take 2x 120mm fans or smaller ones

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post #5 of 6
Back to the matter at hand.
You can try the xigmatek Bifrost I believe its dual slot. IIRC the newest revision supports the 6950.
There arent that many dual slot gpu coolers that go with the 6950 so yea. Your pretty limited.
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You can check out the Thrmalright Shaman, Zalman VF300F, Prolimatech MK-13 or the Scythe Setsugen 2.
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