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My Corsair 600T Steel Silver is here to stay. I used to have a nice but generic gaming case since 2003 until I bought this 600T and simply blows it away in every way. The only very minor thing I don't like about the 600T is that the side window seems to scratch easily. I once gently cleaned it with a clean terry towel and three fine hairline scratches showed up. So now I dust it off first with a swiffer cloth then I clean any smudges with a micro cloth used for cleaning glasses. I also bought this case because the grey heat sinks of my Gigabyte motherboard and the grey color of my Thermaltake PSU closely match the color of the case.
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Would it be a bad idea to SLI my reference 660 Ti with an Asus DCUII version? The EVGA ones seem to be very scarce.
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Would it be a bad idea to SLI my reference 660 Ti with an Asus DCUII version? The EVGA ones seem to be very scarce.

I'm not the best person to answer this but I dot think so. It depends if they have the same pcb? I have 2 different types of twin frozrs, 1 has 7970 pcb while the other is 7950. It still performs awesome. It's just that it's an annoyance when buying blocks

Also your gpus would look differently obviously. So that might be a put off, but performances wise I think it's fine. My girlfriends build used to have 2 differently brand 6770s a few months back
Edited by Recr3ational - 10/18/13 at 7:02pm
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I'm not the best person to answer this but I dot think so. It depends if they have the same pcb? I have 2 different types of twin frozrs, 1 has 7970 pcb while the other is 7950. It still performs awesome. It's just that it's an annoyance when buying blocks

Also your gpus would look differently obviously. So that might be a put off, but performances wise I think it's fine. My girlfriends build used to have 2 differently brand 6770s a few months back

I know they'd be compatible; what matters is that they're both 660 Tis. I was asking more because of the different types of coolers and how that could mess airflow up.

I wouldn't mind them looking different as they're both pretty.
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I know they'd be compatible; what matters is that they're both 660 Tis. I was asking more because of the different types of coolers and how that could mess airflow up.

I wouldn't mind them looking different as they're both pretty.

I really want to say yes, it would be fine but the veterans might say otherwise
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^ Give it a try and see what happens. You have monitoring software, so just keep an eye peeled.
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I know they'd be compatible; what matters is that they're both 660 Tis. I was asking more because of the different types of coolers and how that could mess airflow up.

I wouldn't mind them looking different as they're both pretty.
If the evga is a reference cooler i would put it at the bottom and the asus up top.reason being the reference will exhaust out the back and referece tends to runner hotter,so with it being at the bottom in a sli setup like this it will be the cooler card and it will get better airflow....The top card being the one that does most of the work will run hotter,but being a non ref it will be cooler than a ref card,also if the asus is at the bottom it will exhaust the hot air right into the top card (reference) and makes it even hotter....So my setup would be....

Top~~~~Asus
Bottom~~Evga (if its a refernce)
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If the evga is a reference cooler i would put it at the bottom and the asus up top.reason being the reference will exhaust out the back and referece tends to runner hotter,so with it being at the bottom in a sli setup like this it will be the cooler card and it will get better airflow....The top card being the one that does most of the work will run hotter,but being a non ref it will be cooler than a ref card,also if the asus is at the bottom it will exhaust the hot air right into the top card (reference) and makes it even hotter....So my setup would be....

Top~~~~Asus
Bottom~~Evga (if its a refernce)

Yeah, that's what I was thinking. I'll probably end up doing this.
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Other way around, stock cooler are designed for sandwich cooling.

 

I had a stock HD6970 and custom 3-tri force wind cooler HD6970.

 

From all the testing, reference is always first before custom cooler in SLI/CFX

 
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Yeah, that's what I was thinking. I'll probably end up doing this.

I also agree with this, due to the ASUS card dumping hot air into the case and the heat rising. Atleast that way the reference card on the bottom has a chance of getting some cold air from the bottom of the case. Wont look very pretty with two different cards though.
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