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Its one of the best for airflow and it is possible to water cool with some modding if you ever want to go down that path in the future. I don't think they sell the red version any,ore as it was a limited edition. There is the Silver and Black versions available now.
Edit: I would only use reference blower style coolers in the case, other aftermarket fans will make more noise and won't be as effective especially in a crossfire / sli situation.

Oh sweet what is the case called? I might look into it!
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post #22 of 62
I see "electric bill over 9000", "wow", etc.

This card will cost much more than two 7970. I doubt it will overclock more than two separate 7970. It takes 3 slots...

It is far from being a surprise and "wower". Unless they can price it at around 600 this is just another exotic dual gpu that will sit in warehouse for ages.
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As a 690 owner I have to ask why did they have to make it a 3 slot card?

because its like 2 680's and not 2 670's in nvidia terms
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because its like 2 680's and not 2 670's in nvidia terms

The 690 is a 2 slot card. I was talking about the 7990
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The 690 is a 2 slot card. I was talking about the 7990
the 690 is more like 2 670's so it can use a 2 slot cooler, but if it was 2 full 680's it would also have a 3 slot cooler
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Oh sweet what is the case called? I might look into it!

It is called the Silverstone Fortress (FT02). There is also the Raven (RV02). I think they are on the FT03 or FT04 now, which is for mATX. They are awesome cases, but a little pricey which is why I went with the Raven over the Fortress.
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post #27 of 62
Wow...really? 3 8pin power connectors...900watts with 24pins...wow
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Get ready GTX 690 because you are going down!
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Wow...really? 3 8pin power connectors...900watts with 24pins...wow

I dont understand why this is so upsetting. 2 non ref 7970's would be 4? The people buying these arent worried about their power bill.
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It is called the Silverstone Fortress (FT02). There is also the Raven (RV02). I think they are on the FT03 or FT04 now, which is for mATX. They are awesome cases, but a little pricey which is why I went with the Raven over the Fortress.

Thanks!
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