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DO IT...Order it along with the other 6850. Look into an OCZ Agility or the sandforce chipset...It makes all the difference in the world. I really like how clean that system and I bet with the GPU in it... will be a beast! I wish I had the money to upgrade to 2 6850... drool*
Its up and running the 2nd 6850 is about it for now but ssd's in raid 0 would be nice. 6850 is on order.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150512

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148357

He picked the 6850 so he could run crossfire but the ssd's would be nice.
Edited by Tweeky - 1/28/11 at 9:03pm
    
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post #22 of 67
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HELP
A little overclocking and the heat is on! I think because of the size of the case and the lack of vents the system is storing heat in the top of the case ? Even the top of the case is quite warm

About 20 min. of Prime 95 @ 3800 MHz @ 1.4 volts and the CPU temp. is up to 60 C and going higher! The 2-120mm chassis fans are at 1500rpm and the 2-CPU 120mm fan are at 2000rpm

I am thinking of cutting a blow hole in the top (120 mm fan) but I would have to remove every thing from the inside so as not to take change of getting chips in the works $0

A different CPU cooler that blows front to back? Suggestions Please ? I would like one that snaps on that way I would not have to remove the motherboard or how about a Corsair H-70 ? $102

A different case with more air flow $100

I think this CPU is putting out more heat than others because even the pipes and fins on the cooler are very warm ? Ambient = 21 C
Any suggestions at this point would be helpful – Thanks

See Pic's below





Edited by Tweeky - 1/30/11 at 2:35pm
    
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post #23 of 67
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Rat Pack has been mod. for heat control

Moved the DVD's down.
Reversed the rear fan to blow inward.
Installed a 5.25" drive cover with holes in the top drive bay.
Now there is a lot of warm air coming out of the top drive bay.
Also removed 2 slot covers in back for air to exit the case.

I am still considering put a blow hole in the top of the case with a 120 mm fan?
The front fan also blows inward

See pic's :
- before 62 C and going up
- after 56 C and steady
- front of case



Edited by Tweeky - 1/31/11 at 8:26am
    
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post #24 of 67
so, you changed the m4a89td with a crosshair. I think you should have picked m4a89gtd, is better designed than the first one.
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post #25 of 67
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so, you changed the m4a89td with a crosshair. I think you should have picked m4a89gtd, is better designed than the first one.
I have an extreme, formula, and now a m4a89td. Thats 3 computers up and runing just more toys for us to play with
I picked the m4a89td because it has 890FX and 2 pci-e at 16x
Why do you think m4a89gtd is better then the m4a89td
Edited by Tweeky - 3/19/11 at 4:56pm
    
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post #26 of 67
The problem with m4a89td pro is that the VRM can get as hot as hell. And you have 6+2 power phases with northbridge too close to mosfet's, when 890gx version has 8+2 and better designed.

I've been having issues with the board in question, I managed to install a couple of 60mm fans there. Now I can finally overclock well with this board.
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post #27 of 67
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The problem with m4a89td pro is that the VRM can get as hot as hell. And you have 6+2 power phases with northbridge too close to mosfet's, when 890gx version has 8+2 and better designed.

I've been having issues with the board in question, I managed to install a couple of 60mm fans there. Now I can finally overclock well with this board.
Thanks for the info. but its to late now this will have to get us by
I ordered an other 6850 to go with the first one and it arrived to day. I - We hope to run them in crossfire
    
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I have my 1075 @4GHz 1.42v, now is running fine. The h70 is making it harder of course, since the radiator heat affects directly the board heatsinks. Now that the problem is solved, I will try @4.3-4.5. I'm going to do CFX with 6850 as well.
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post #29 of 67
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I have my 1075 @4GHz 1.42v, now is running fine. The h70 is making it harder of course, since the radiator heat affects directly the board heatsinks. Now that the problem is solved, I will try @4.3-4.5. I'm going to do CFX with 6850 as well.
I have been having heat problem as well. I was thinking of getting a H-70 and putting the fans and radiator all on the outside
Edited by Tweeky - 3/19/11 at 4:59pm
    
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post #30 of 67
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Now with 2 XFX 6850's install there is no room left for air to flow
See pic's
This pour little case is about full
I was told that there are 2 drive bays left and a couple of SSD’s word fit in their but this was supposed to be a Mid Price build so the SSD’s will have to wait

If the heat problem gets any hotter I think I will cut a 120mm blow hole in the top of the case.
I was hoping that I would not have to do this because I did not want to harm this classic little case but if the heat continues this is probably the best solution.





Edited by Tweeky - 2/3/11 at 5:01pm
    
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