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yikes, i wonder what that top cards vrm temps are like lol.

looks cool in crossfire like that.
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post #222 of 539
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

yikes, i wonder what that top cards vrm temps are like lol.

looks cool in crossfire like that.

Most of the heat is from Core. VRMs run hot but they dont dump as much heat.
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Another one biggrin.gif

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Another one biggrin.gif

So now the front panel blocks the air flow of both GPU's rads? What's next? Blocking the VrM fan? Oh wait.
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So now the front panel blocks the air flow of both GPU's rads?

There is quite a gap, and plenty of room for ventilation, between the panel and the radiators.

Also, the air flow is blowing out the front in that image.
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well i was tempted to buy 2 of them and here you are... biggrin.gif


*

Interesting that they stack the cards when AMD specifically stated that the cards need at least one slot between them.
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Wonder how many power supply pcie cables are going to melt while powering those things. tongue.gif
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You need to make sure you split the power on two different rails or else you run the high risk of melting cables and rendering your system useless.
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post #229 of 539
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You need to make sure you split the power on two different rails or else you run the high risk of melting cables and rendering your system useless.
I can't say that this makes sense the way you phrased it, but I get the point. Others will not though. tongue.gif

I'm more interested in "single rail" psus with long and thin pcie cables that didn't see a gpu needing 300 watts from a single 8 pin connector coming. Well, it came... hahahah.
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I wish i had the cash when the 7950 was selling for $189... that was the steal of the century. My timing sucked. When i had the 190, it was already 300 and rising... 3 weeks... missed it by 3 weeks. Still mad about that.

imagine my anger selling 7950 cross fire for 200 a pop, then 2 weeks later its worth 400-500
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