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My graphics cards get hot if I enable K-Boost in the PrecisionX software. Without K-boost and mild overclock GPU temp stays in the mid 30's, with K-boost temp rises to 80's. I would like the system to run full steam (though I am currently playing Arma 3 mods, so FPS is still not ideal regardless of specs).

Someone experienced, please advise:

- Is my set up not enough to run 3 cards full speed?
- I don't remember having this issue with push/pull fans on the rads, maybe it makes that much of a difference? (Or perhaps I never enabled K-Boost, can't remember)
- One of the cards coil whines I believe. I hear a noise when I open certain games. Reading says that it is not uncommon, but just mentioning.
- To the touch, it's the top cards that's hot, the bottom two are reasonable. Could it be the type of bridge I'm using? Or is it just bc top card is primary?



Processor: Intel 3930k @ 4.5
Motherboard: EVGA X79 Dark
Memory: Samsung Green 16gb @ 2100
Video Card: (3x)EVGA GTX780 Ti Superclocked
HDD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB
Power Supply: Corsair AX1500i
Sound Card: SB Titanium X-Fi HD
Case: Corsair 540 Carbide
Monitors: (3x)Asus VG248QE 144hz
Keyboard: CM Storm Quickfire Reds, PBG Keys
Mouse: Razer Death Adder 2013
Surface: SteelSeries QCK+
Headset: Seinnheiser PC360

Water Cooling:

EK-Supremacy Clean CSQ Copper CPU Water Block
3x EK-FC780 GTX Ti - Acetal GPU Water Block
3x EK-FC780 GTX Ti Backplate Red
EK-FC SLI Bridge TRIPLE Parallel CSQ - Acetal
EVGA Triple SLI Connector
Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 Full Copper 240mm Radiator
Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 Full Copper 360mm Radiator
Swiftech MCP35X-BK™ 12 VDC Pump
Swiftech MCP35X Series Pump Heat Sink
Bitspower 150 Reservoir
PrimoFlex Advanced LRT Tubing - 3/8in. ID X 1/2in. OD - Red
Swiftech/Bitspower Fittings
Monsoon Silver Bullet Antimicrobial G1/4 Plug
Aquaero 5 Fan controller
6x Corsair SP120 Performance Edition Fans
Bitspower Water Temp Sensors


Corsair braided cable set (Red)
Logisys ML12WT Sunlight Stick, White
NZXT 2M Red Sleeved LED Kit
ModMyToys Red LED Spotlight
Prolimatech PK-3 Nano Aluminium Thermal Compound 5g
Edited by frunction - 10/24/14 at 12:37pm