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oh i see. im using three gtx480's no shroud on them.
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Finally, after a whole month of building, the rig is finished, I managed to keep the GPUs in paralell with the EK Bridge plus doing some modding to the case, changed Mobo to the GA X58A UD9, great MB with all the latest goodies plus 4 way SLI support. Temps are looking great atm, 18-20 CPU idle and 33ish GPU, I'll post some pics soon!!
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post #153 of 163
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And some pics,

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post #154 of 163
Looks good, but I wouldn't run the cards with the pcie power cables the way you have them setup. You will see shutdowns from the cards not getting enough power at tdp or when overclocking. Every 2 580s need a total of 3 8 pin pcie power cables. Two as 8 pins and 1 converted to dual 6 pins.
 
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post #155 of 163
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Originally Posted by fat_italian_stallion;12520872 
Every 2 580s need a total of 3 8 pin pcie power cables. Two as 8 pins and 1 converted to dual 6 pins.

Thanks ! the GPU power cbles are set that way I believe.
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post #156 of 163
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One thing, do I need to raise voltages of the NB/SB when running a 4 way SLI set up ? I read it somewhere they had to be raised a bit but cant find where....

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post #157 of 163
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oh and do I really need anticorrosive?
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post #158 of 163
Hey Vic, i didn't raise any sb or nf200 voltages. It all works flawlessly here at stock volts on the board. Anti-corrosive.....why not spend a few more bucks on your build, just to make sure.....
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post #159 of 163
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Hey Pascal, thanks, any recommendations on anti-corrosive ?

I ended up changing the MOBO, so the case needed even more modding because there is a molex for the PCI-E down left so I had to make a new hole, also plced the fans on the outside of the case so to make more space for airflow. LD V8 is a nice case but sure is not very freindly for 4 way SLI wink.gif
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post #160 of 163
you don't need any anti corrosive. You only need to run distilled and a kill coil/ pt nuke or similar. Unless you have aluminum in your loop there is nothing to worry about
 
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