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I had issues with my Asus A8n32-sli when i added my second 7900gtx. the card blocked airflow to the chipset and my mobo temps were 45c. I mounted a 120mm fan to blow air in and temps dropped back down to 30c. Something similar may be needed here.


also much as i would love to have put the board in tonight, i will also have to back up my system and reinstall xp. I'm also thinking about picking up an antec 900 (and of course painting the interior black). i love my armor but its time for a change.
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the 120MM Version of the CNPS9500.

way awsome board!
I know about the Copper CNPS9700 one, but I didn't know they had that in pure copper. Know any place that sells them?
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I know about the Copper CNPS9700 one, but I didn't know they had that in pure copper. Know any place that sells them?
I have seen them at CompUSA.
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That is a pure copper version. Its similar the to Zalman 9500 AM2 which has a coating (cosmetic only).
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post #26 of 28
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the 120MM Version of the CNPS9500.

way awsome board!


BTW thats not the 120mm version.


http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...296&cid=FN.349
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post #27 of 28
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
How can you possibly put that in SLI (I don't have any SLI experience), the second card would completely block the airflow to the fan of the first card.

That's not a problem, the second SLI board goes all the way down to the third PCIx slot. a third video card or physics card will go in the blue slot.
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post #28 of 28
Here is a place to buy the Zalman CNPS9700NT. Rather exspensive though:

http://www.sharkacomputers.com/zacnnt.html
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