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Poll Results: Was your previous card ATI or NVIDIA?

 
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post #3431 of 5998
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I'm using my netbook, no more psu since its been sold. Only had a chance to fire up all three and check for the psu noise. Time to tri-sli for you too
powned lolz ahaha, hey withc psu you going to get, i think i need another psu too, what you think ?
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post #3432 of 5998
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powned lolz ahaha, hey withc psu you going to get, i think i need another psu too, what you think ?
Old psu was an ocz zx-1000w one, the first one was rma'd and I got a new one which has been sold. I ordered an Enermax evo galaxy 1250w unit but its in back order. You can run three 580s on a good quality 1kw unit, but I wanted the bit of extra headroom so I went with a 1.2kw unit. Its an older design but it has a great mir and I ended up paying just a few bucks more to get this one. You should be able to run three 570s on a 900-1000w quality psu.

edit: just noticed the Syrrillian tribute, what a shame he's gone
post #3433 of 5998
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Two is pretty beastie already, I need three to crank out extreme resolution gaming. I've seen some B-stock 580s with great prices. This should tempt you to go tri-sli buddy .
Yeah I'm with you on Surround - it needs a good amount of raw power. I'm so tempted to put the third card with the Microcenter card I have and pay it off over time, but my other bills are already pretty bad. And then I would have to buy a third block as well!

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post #3434 of 5998
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Yeah I'm with you on Surround - it needs a good amount of raw power. I'm so tempted to put the third card with the Microcenter card I have and pay it off over time, but my other bills are already pretty bad. And then I would have to buy a third block as well!

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post #3436 of 5998
well till I'm wating for 3Dmark11 key, here is my sli score
One card under water and one on air lets wait till friday I'm crazzy to put my hand's on another block
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Let me know if I should be posting somewhere else...
I can't seem to get these cards stable past 900core. I have the voltage maxed at 1.1. Is there anything else to be done? My temps never go past 55c. If this were a CPU I would just want to add more voltage.
 
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post #3438 of 5998
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Let me know if I should be posting somewhere else...
I can't seem to get these cards stable past 900core. I have the voltage maxed at 1.1. Is there anything else to be done? My temps never go past 55c. If this were a CPU I would just want to add more voltage.
Wait for water. My old 470s were unstable on the stock coolers, though once on water they oc beautifully.
post #3439 of 5998
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Wait for water. My old 470s were unstable on the stock coolers, though once on water they oc beautifully.
This is on water actually. Forgot to update my sig

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So am I a lost cause?
 
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post #3440 of 5998
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I can't seem to get these cards stable past 900core. I have the voltage maxed at 1.1. Is there anything else to be done? My temps never go past 55c. If this were a CPU I would just want to add more voltage.
There are some 580's that can't even hit 900 on the core with 1.1V, and they have more robust circuitry. The next step would probably be to flash to a BIOS that allows for higher voltage, but that is a risk that you would need to decide if it was worth it or not.

For what it's worth, you're unlikely to see any significant performance gain in frames per second for your games, even if you could hit 1GHz.

Nice setup by the way. I like the twist in the tube leading from the bottom GPU to the RX240.
     
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