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Hey guys,

First off I apologize if this has already been asked but I'm just curious... I'm running a 6950 (unlocked) Crossfire setup and although my temps are no where near extreme ( Idle: high 30's-low 40's C for both of my GPU's and CPU's/ Under max load while gaming : GPU1 70-75C, GPU 2 60-65C, CPU high 50's to mid 60's C) my computer sits in a cramped desk compartment with poor airflow.

Most of the time I have a small fan blowing air directly on the front of the case so the 2 120mm fans can grab some of it, but I'm not sure if that's enough.

My question to you guys is if it's possible to install another 120/140 or whatever I can get away with mm fan where the side 200mm fan would sit?

I am using a Hyper 212 Evo CPU cooler so the 200mm fan wouldn't fit, but has anyone tried installing a smaller fan to sit there? Any fan would do, I just would like something to directly blow air onto my GPU's.

Just to give you an idea of the space it's in. It's only temporary!

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Edited by apav - 6/1/12 at 8:34pm
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My Portal themed Phantom mod has been put on hold the last few days because I have been working as a camp counselor for a 3 day camp for middle school students. The good news is that I have my clear coat back from my girlfriend's car, my motherboard is back, my RAM is back, and I will hopefully be laser cutting my window either Monday or Tuesday. So from this camp thing I earned some cash and I decided that a large chunk of it should go into my PC, my friend is working for AMD this summer and I will hopefully be getting a 7970 for a decent price! Before I fully commit to this I need to figure some things out:

- This card is red and black, that totally clashes with my color scheme, I'm thinking of getting an Arctic Cooling Accelero cooler for it because that would make it black and white, thoughts?
- Will my powersupply be able to handle this card with my processor? I have an Antec EA-750 750 Watt PSU and a Core i7 950 at stock clock.
- My motheboard only has PCIe 2.0 slots, as far as I know the 7970 supports both will I run into any problems with my board (GA-X58A-UD3R R2) ?

I feel I nice high powered flagship GPU with a nice after market cooler is just what this rig needs!
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Originally Posted by apav View Post

Hey guys,
First off I apologize if this has already been asked but I'm just curious... I'm running a 6950 (unlocked) Crossfire setup and although my temps are no where near extreme ( Idle: high 30's-low 40's C for both of my GPU's and CPU's/ Under max load while gaming : GPU1 70-75C, GPU 2 60-65C, CPU high 50's to mid 60's C) my computer sits in a cramped desk compartment with poor airflow.
Most of the time I have a small fan blowing air directly on the front of the case so the 2 120mm fans can grab some of it, but I'm not sure if that's enough.
My question to you guys is if it's possible to install another 120/140 or whatever I can get away with mm fan where the side 200mm fan would sit?
I am using a Hyper 212 Evo CPU cooler so the 200mm fan wouldn't fit, but has anyone tried installing a smaller fan to sit there? Any fan would do, I just would like something to directly blow air onto my GPU's.
Just to give you an idea of the space it's in. It's only temporary! Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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It's POSSIBLE you'll be able to fit a couple of these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185057
They're super thin, so you might be lucky. That said I haven't tested it, so I can't know for sure.
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Originally Posted by stratmaster458 View Post

My Portal themed Phantom mod has been put on hold the last few days because I have been working as a camp counselor for a 3 day camp for middle school students. The good news is that I have my clear coat back from my girlfriend's car, my motherboard is back, my RAM is back, and I will hopefully be laser cutting my window either Monday or Tuesday. So from this camp thing I earned some cash and I decided that a large chunk of it should go into my PC, my friend is working for AMD this summer and I will hopefully be getting a 7970 for a decent price! Before I fully commit to this I need to figure some things out:
- This card is red and black, that totally clashes with my color scheme, I'm thinking of getting an Arctic Cooling Accelero cooler for it because that would make it black and white, thoughts?
- Will my powersupply be able to handle this card with my processor? I have an Antec EA-750 750 Watt PSU and a Core i7 950 at stock clock.
- My motheboard only has PCIe 2.0 slots, as far as I know the 7970 supports both will I run into any problems with my board (GA-X58A-UD3R R2) ?
I feel I nice high powered flagship GPU with a nice after market cooler is just what this rig needs!

http://images10.newegg.com/BizIntell/tool/psucalc/index.html?name=Power-Supply-Wattage-Calculator

Throw all your stuff in there and it'll tell you the wattage. Add another 50ish for USB devices etc and overclock overhead.

Don't get the accelero extreme, get this!

http://www.legitreviews.com/news/13242/
Edited by Erakith - 6/1/12 at 8:42pm
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Originally Posted by Erakith View Post

It's POSSIBLE you'll be able to fit a couple of these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185057
They're super thin, so you might be lucky. That said I haven't tested it, so I can't know for sure.

How would you be able to screw these in? There's mounting points for the 200mm fan but I wouldn't know how to screw these on. Now I gotta measure if I have 125mm between the door and my cpu cooler rolleyes.gif
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http://images10.newegg.com/BizIntell/tool/psucalc/index.html?name=Power-Supply-Wattage-Calculator
Throw all your stuff in there and it'll tell you the wattage. Add another 50ish for USB devices etc and overclock overhead.
Don't get the accelero extreme, get this!
http://www.legitreviews.com/news/13242/

hmmmmm 696 watts recommended so my 750 will do it but that makes me worried about how much wattage my LED system will draw. I guess I'll have to calculate its wattage when I'm building it.

That cooler looks pretty cool but its probably gonna cost a good chunk of change. I have decided that I am keeping this rig all air cooling until the next build which will be 100% water for everything (will have to mod the Phantom wink.gif).
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