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i linked it to you earlier, go to the bios thread here, the manli bios is in the middle of the first post

That's what he used..
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Nope. If your using a avx enabled Prime and pulling 77c on air with 1.34v you are literally the only person on earth to accomplish this.
Maybe I am missing something. Maybe I will try it again later and let it run longer.
    
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Got my second GTX 970 G1 Gaming, and it's unplayable with those temps, the upper card is hitting 88~90ºC with the fan 100%.




Also the upper card fan is scratching on the down card backplate, is that normal? I had to do a little ''foot'' to let the fans completely free to spin:


I like my 350D but sometimes I think about stepping up my case to a 450D for more room. What about you?
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I noticed that more and more games make my cpu usage on 70-100% :\ Kingdom come is an example of bottlenecking in my case. I tried to check the bios but i cannot increase the multiplier without changing the frequency of the ram (???) so if i have set ram at 1600 mhz if i increase cpu to 4.2 ghz the ram goes to 1800 mhz and is unstable.

That happens when your overclocking using BCLK. Plenty of guides around. Generally don't go above 103.5 for Haswell unless you tinker around with other voltages. Below 103.5 you should be ok on stock voltages.
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That happens when your overclocking using BCLK. Plenty of guides around. Generally don't go above 103.5 for Haswell unless you tinker around with other voltages. Below 103.5 you should be ok on stock voltages.

i just wanna add bclk oc can brick your motherboard, make sure you don't go too high, 103 is fine though
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Got my second GTX 970 G1 Gaming, and it's unplayable with those temps, the upper card is hitting 88~90ºC with the fan 100%.




Also the upper card fan is scratching on the down card backplate, is that normal? I had to do a little ''foot'' to let the fans completely free to spin:


mATX is not suitable for most multi gpu setups. many cards sag and these cases have mostly just 4 slots. even the ones with 5, mATX mobo design dictates that the cards are sandwiched anyway. solutions are:

1) spend a couple hundred on a mid or full tower + atx motherboard
2) spend a couple hundred on water cooling the gpus
3) mod the case side panel to mount fans. might not help much as the heat is still filling the tiny case before the fans can effectively remove it.
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I like my 350D but sometimes I think about stepping up my case to a 450D for more room. What about you?

wouldn't make a huge dent without also changing the motherboard. unless the case had a side fan mount.
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get the R series corsair case.. 300/400/500 would be ideal for you
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I need opinions on something.

We all know the 970 G1 has 4 memory ICs on the back of the card that are just exposed, they dont have any heatsink over them because the backplate doesn't cover that specific part. (picture below)
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I'm an overclocking enthusiast and I like pushing things above stock speeds, hence my concern with these naked memory ICs. I'm guessing if you overclock your memory the temps on these little guys should rise quite a bit.

So, to overcome this building flaw, I found a seller here in my region that has aluminum heatsinks with thermal pad pre applied that would fit perfctly to cover those ICs. (picture below)
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At that size, each aluminum heat would cover entirely 2 ICs. So 2 heatsinks, side by side, would do the job.

What do you guys think? They cost almost nothing, really cheap.
Also, is there any problem that the thermal thing is not exactly the size of the ICs? they are larger, so they would cover the whole ICs and there would be parts touching nothing (I looked here in my card, the little conductors near the ICs are leveled a little bit lower so they would touch the thermal pad nor the heatsink it self.

What do you guys think? Good idea?
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get the R series corsair case.. 300/400/500 would be ideal for you

none of these cases are even a good value at their price currently. they come with poor dust protection and terribly weak fans. this from a 3 year 500R owner who had a 400R for a week before switching.
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I finally cracked the 14000 mark on Graphics in Firestrike. I actually did it back to back. I think this is my highest overall score.

1569mhz/8070ghz

CPU OC'd to 4.5ghz.

http://www.3dmark.com/fs/3761731
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