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So I just got the last piece to the puzzle on my new build. Proc and Mobo. The problem I have is with the GPU's Crossfired 6870. Top card sits directly on top bottom card which gives very bad airflow and heats card up to 95+c under load. I want to get water cooling for the two cards but have never done my own custom water cool system and don't know were to start.

System is:
Biostar ta990fxe
AMD 8120 OC to 4.4ghz
XFX HD 6870 Crossfire

Appreciate any advice on products or set ups. Thank you.
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Rasa 240 kit from frozencpu

EK - universal GPU fitting. on EK site.

i believe a extra 1/2 inch barb ( found on frozen cpu )
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So I just got the last piece to the puzzle on my new build. Proc and Mobo. The problem I have is with the GPU's Crossfired 6870. Top card sits directly on top bottom card which gives very bad airflow and heats card up to 95+c under load. I want to get water cooling for the two cards but have never done my own custom water cool system and don't know were to start.
System is:
Biostar ta990fxe
AMD 8120 OC to 4.4ghz
XFX HD 6870 Crossfire
Appreciate any advice on products or set ups. Thank you.

Biggest question is budget? Solution all depends on how much your willing to spend lol thumb.gif

Also were are you from so we'll know what sites to use biggrin.gif
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well I would like to stay on the less expensive side of things. I dont need a full system just for the GPU am willing to put up some money but not a whole lot. I would give price but I really don't know how much these systems cost for low to high range. I am from the US.

I will check that kit out that you talked about.
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I would just angle a 90mm fan at the top card. Watercooling isnt really worth it for midrange videocards.
    
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I have 140 mm side fans that blow air directly on the two cards and still no change. So I mean unless you literally mean directly blowing on the top of the card I will try that. When you do say directly on top of the card you mean not the fan side but the back side right?
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