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XFX MB-N780-ISH9 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i infos.

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Well, I've been reading reviews left and right, and I've read namely that the board was kind of tight around the SLI slots, so big cards might be problematic. I don't think I'd have problems fitting in two XFX PVT88GYDF4 GeForce 8800GTS (G92)'s but I was worried about the chipset fan blowing hot air right on the card. At least several reviews said that.

Would that be something to worry about if I wanted to go wild on overclocking? Of course I plan to get a good case with nice airflow, and eventually a WC solution, but would that make up for it, or would that be a problem?

Need some tips on what you'd do about it, or if you think it'd matter.

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you want to watch the nb temp it run stupid hot due to the nfroce 200 chip when in sli mode
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The NB on this board does run hot. The heatsink is very warn all the time. Buts it not casuing any problems.

I may add an antec spotCool on it as its a better fan.
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Yeh dont worry about it, it only blows hot air on the emtpy side of the video card anyway.
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Thanks for shedding some light.
    
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