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Supposedly on this chip temps in the 90s are supposed to be fine.. I will be putting it under water asap
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Originally Posted by selk22 View Post

Supposedly on this chip temps in the 90s are supposed to be fine.. I will be putting it under water asap
Water scares me and I just spent $100 on a be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 2 for my CPU so water won't be in my near future.
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Water scares me and I just spent $100 on a be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 2 for my CPU so water won't be in my near future.

Just slap a H80 on it. Easy and cheaper than going full water.
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Just slap a H80 on it. Easy and cheaper than going full water.

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oops, dbl post
Edited by MIGhunter - 10/24/13 at 3:27am
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Just slap a H80 on it. Easy and cheaper than going full water.
I googled it and it doesn't look very promising. It only covers the chip and not the vram.
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post #237 of 238
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Originally Posted by MIGhunter View Post

I googled it and it doesn't look very promising. It only covers the chip and not the vram.

GDDR5 doesn't get hot enough to matter. Especially the slower stuff on this card. Just get a mount that has a fan bracket to blow air on them and it'll be fine. VRMs on this card may be another matter though, given the power draw.
Edited by Forceman - 10/24/13 at 3:31am
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$549 to $579 is going to be a very sweet spot. I can see a lot of people snapping these cards up. Hopefully they last until next August before melting down and being sold when they are "too hot and too loud" and start being sold on the used market place for $375.
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