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Yeah biggrin.gif
But do you know what is awesome? My cooler performs BETTER than this Uber 1337 Asus R9 290X Matrix:
http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/articles/2014/03/16210615220l.jpg
No doubt, because the copper heatpipes are a failure on the DC II and Matrix series, as only 3/5 does contact (Idk if you have read this)
And VRM1 on the Matrix/ DCII was reaching 100C at stock.
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Originally Posted by Coree View Post

Yeah biggrin.gif
But do you know what is awesome? My cooler performs BETTER than this Uber 1337 Asus R9 290X Matrix:
http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/articles/2014/03/16210615220l.jpg
No doubt, because the copper heatpipes are a failure on the DC II and Matrix series, as only 3/5 does contact (Idk if you have read this)
And VRM1 on the Matrix/ DCII was reaching 100C at stock.

How much did you test the Tri-X cooler before you put the Arctic on it? Were you not satisfied with the performance?
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Originally Posted by ryboto View Post

My system, with an OC'd 3570k, OC'd 290x, and 3hdd's and an SSD draws a max of 400W AC. I think you'll be ok with the 290 and that PSU.
Okay I ask because my rig is crashing on one but it might be because my roommate knocked my pc off my coffee table.
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Originally Posted by taem View Post

How much did you test the Tri-X cooler before you put the Arctic on it? Were you not satisfied with the performance?
As you can see, it was a reference 290x, did ya check the earlier link to my mod o.o
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As you can see, it was a reference 290x, did ya check the earlier link to my mod o.o

No I just assumed it was the Tri-X because of the thread title biggrin.gif But that's what I wanted to do while I was waiting for the customs, put a third party cooler on a reference, but I was too cheap.
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Okay I ask because my rig is crashing on one but it might be because my roommate knocked my pc off my coffee table.

Well, PSU ventilation and voltage ripple could still be an issue even if the PSU can handle the load.
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Safe VRM temps = 90c max. Best to keep them around 70-75c.
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Well, PSU ventilation and voltage ripple could still be an issue even if the PSU can handle the load.
I've got it hooked up outside my case on open air and it's still crashing.
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Anyone else having terrible fan rattling at high rpms with one of these cards?

I got my first card in January and right from the get go, it had a horrible fan rattling sound at high rpms. It almost sounds like a buzzing or whining noise.

My second card I got this month and it doesn't seem to have that problem. The fans only go up to 4000rpm according to AIDA64. The first card can go to 4300rpm. Anything past 3800rpm on the first card seems to start the buzzing noise.
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Originally Posted by neurotix View Post

Anyone else having terrible fan rattling at high rpms with one of these cards?

I got my first card in January and right from the get go, it had a horrible fan rattling sound at high rpms. It almost sounds like a buzzing or whining noise.

My second card I got this month and it doesn't seem to have that problem. The fans only go up to 4000rpm according to AIDA64. The first card can go to 4300rpm. Anything past 3800rpm on the first card seems to start the buzzing noise.

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Originally Posted by neurotix View Post

Anyone else having terrible fan rattling at high rpms with one of these cards?

I got my first card in January and right from the get go, it had a horrible fan rattling sound at high rpms. It almost sounds like a buzzing or whining noise.

My second card I got this month and it doesn't seem to have that problem. The fans only go up to 4000rpm according to AIDA64. The first card can go to 4300rpm. Anything past 3800rpm on the first card seems to start the buzzing noise.

I have 2 of these cards and they dont make any strange noises, you should check if something is inside of one of the fans, if not RMA the card.
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