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Unfortunately there is no direct air on the cards themselves. Which is what I was looking to see.
What I'm getting at is what would be the result of the cards in CF once HSF is returned providing it's own airflow? Once you finally decide to remove/sell/return them it would be a good time to test. thumb.gif

wth.gif not sure if serious. Residual airflow from the rad fans is more than enough and the cards don't need any more airflow than that. All the critical parts are taken care of by the backplate and the water block.
 
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I did mention exhaust:
The whole front of my computer is an exhaust.
It's irrelevant. If it was overheating it wouldn't work in DX9 and not DX11 at 100% load in each.
I've corrected my post on that. Something I didn't see at first.
But what I'm getting at is there is more involved in cooling the video card then just the GPU.


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wth.gif not sure if serious. Residual airflow from the rad fans is more than enough and the cards don't need any more airflow than that. All the critical parts are taken care of by the backplate and the water block.
Why not? I'm not seeing any direct airflow on his cards. LOL.
Edited by EastCoast - 12/11/12 at 3:04pm
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delete, wired delay in quoting and seeing quotes lol
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I've corrected my post on that. Something I didn't see at first.
But what I'm getting at is there is more involved in cooling the video card then just the GPU.

And if you didn't notice, it's a full cover block. It cools more than just the GPU. thumb.gif
 
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Why not? I'm not seeing any direct airflow on his cards. LOL.

Ugh. It's clearly a software problem.
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And if you didn't notice, it's a full cover block. It cools more than just the GPU. thumb.gif
You think a full cover cools the same as the HSF? Really? biggrin.gif
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You think a full cover cools the same as the HSF? Really? biggrin.gif

You have got to be kidding me. Not at all, they cool significantly better wheee.gif
 
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post #238 of 404
I remember crossfire issues back when i owned a 2900 - then i went out and purchased a 3870x2 which was two cores on one card. Similar problems, poor game support, etc.

Threads like this are a reminder why i'll never invest in any multi-gpu configuration ever again.
post #239 of 404
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Ugh. It's clearly a software problem.
I don't see much leverage for you to say otherwise when you've modified the cooling solution. So IMO it's not software.
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Let me make this clearer:
IT IS NOT A COOLING PROBLEM.

If anything, vsync would reduce temperatures over vsync disabled. It works fine with vsync disabled which puts much more stress on the card.
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