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which is your socket`s mobo?


1155 right now but id don't mind switching to 2011
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post #32 of 124
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yes its full blast, and my rear exhaust fan is also full speed as well.

I probably would have gone blower style if I was planning on running 2 but I wasn't at first, I got the first one then saw the combo deal for 2 and newegg let me buy the second card to get the deal.


So a new case is def. on the list but back to motherboards for a second, I don't know if someone replied and I missed it but are there any motherboards that have good spacing for 3 cards? (ATX or E-ATX)
Unless you have room for air between your GPU's I'm afraid a new case isn't going to solve your problem.
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The side fans will not be enough to drop you down from 100C. You need more space between cards first and those kind of coolers suck in SLI/CF.
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post #37 of 124
Your case isn't too small, just a poor design (reverse ATX with the PSU on the top and way too many "extra" ventilation holes). doh.gif
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I don't know if someone replied and I missed it but are there any motherboards that have good spacing for 3 cards?

Most board that run more than two cards have a space between card 1 and 2 and no space between 2 and 3. I would put one of your cards on the top and bottom and get a blower style card for in the middle. Just two cards with space will stay fairly cool in a case with good air flow, mine only get to around 70c at the highest while gaming.
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post #39 of 124
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When I had the single 7950 my max temps were like 65c lol.


On the topic of spacing, I have this motherboard in my server


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157297


which has a lot better spacing for 2 cards, would that board though be a big downgrade in quality or overclocking ability over my current ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z ?
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How high is 3570K overclocked? Should be able to get 4.4-4.5GHz i would think. Not sure about quality of Asrock MB though.
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