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post #25731 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by DireLeon2010 View Post

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835129059
Saw these at Fry's the other day for $12. Any one know if they're any good?

I have something similar in one of my storm scouts:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835129056

Two of them are 140mm fans as intake and one 120mm as rear exhaust:

450

Awesome fans with excellent air flow and not too loud either...
post #25732 of 28613
More proof i need a second video card, just to drive my second monitor:

(idle temps)

1 Monitor:
384

2 Monitors:
384
Edited by Kaneda13 - 6/16/12 at 5:47am
    
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post #25733 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaneda13 View Post

More proof i need a second video card, just to drive my second monitor:
(idle temps)
1 Monitor:
384
2 Monitors:
384

I am afraid plugging in 2 or more monitors raises the core clock on idle no matter if you have 1 card or 4.
So it wouldn't make a difference to your idle temps.

Also what are your load temps? those are the important ones to watch out for. thumb.gif
Edited by darkstar585 - 6/16/12 at 11:58am
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post #25734 of 28613
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Originally Posted by darkstar585 View Post

I am afraid plugging in 2 or more monitors raises the core clock on idle no matter if you have 1 card or 4.
So it wouldn't make a difference to your idle temps.
Also what are your load temps? those are the important ones to watch out for. thumb.gif

i'm hitting around 65C loaded, but my thought was that would drop if i pull the second monitor off this card and stuck it on a separate card (something low powered-ish). so your saying that have 2 cards, each with 1 monitor plugged in, it's still going to up the core clock?
    
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post #25735 of 28613
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i'm hitting around 65C loaded, but my thought was that would drop if i pull the second monitor off this card and stuck it on a separate card (something low powered-ish). so your saying that have 2 cards, each with 1 monitor plugged in, it's still going to up the core clock?

Multiple monitors can only be connected on the top card as any additional cards used are only enabled when a full screen application is run.. So this would mean that adding a second card would not help your clocks at all and may also up the temperature even further at idle due to the extra heat produced.

Personally I would not worry about your idle temps, they are well under the maximum temperature of your card and are clearly not affecting your load temps... Sli would be a massive boost in your fps for gaming though but will be no benefit in any other way thumb.gif

Edit: Also you need the same card for Sli to work so a lower power card will not work I am afraid.
Edited by darkstar585 - 6/16/12 at 4:49pm
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post #25736 of 28613
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835129059
Saw these at Fry's the other day for $12. Any one know if they're any good?

I have those fans in devil red. And I must say they are the best fans I have ever used. They have even high cfm's and are still quieter than the new NZXT FZ fans. I don't think I'll use another fan type for a long time. And at $12 they're a steal. I paid $21.99 a piece for mine. So from personal experience if I were you go for it you wont regret it. thumb.gif
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I have something similar in one of my storm scouts:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835129056
Two of them are 140mm fans as intake and one 120mm as rear exhaust:
450
Awesome fans with excellent air flow and not too loud either...

Your build looks killer!
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Multiple monitors can only be connected on the top card as any additional cards used are only enabled when a full screen application is run.. So this would mean that adding a second card would not help your clocks at all and may also up the temperature even further at idle due to the extra heat produced.
Personally I would not worry about your idle temps, they are well under the maximum temperature of your card and are clearly not affecting your load temps... Sli would be a massive boost in your fps for gaming though but will be no benefit in any other way thumb.gif
Edit: Also you need the same card for Sli to work so a lower power card will not work I am afraid.

i'm not talking SLI, just simply another card.
    
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Multiple monitors can only be connected on the top card as any additional cards used are only enabled when a full screen application is run.. So this would mean that adding a second card would not help your clocks at all and may also up the temperature even further at idle due to the extra heat produced.
Personally I would not worry about your idle temps, they are well under the maximum temperature of your card and are clearly not affecting your load temps... Sli would be a massive boost in your fps for gaming though but will be no benefit in any other way thumb.gif
Edit: Also you need the same card for Sli to work so a lower power card will not work I am afraid.

i'm not talking SLI, just simply another card.

We did this are work all the time so we could run 2 monitors. The crap PC's would die and we would snag the card out of it to do it. Granted these were AGP and not PCI cards. You might end up taking a hit in fps in games running it this way, but not by much if any.
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We did this at work all the time so we could run 2 monitors. The crap PC's would die and we would snag the card out of it to do it. Granted these were AGP and not PCI cards. You might end up taking a hit in fps in games running it this way, but not by much if any.

are you referring to the potential lose of FPS due to go from 16x to 8x?
    
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