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is this even possible or worth it with the temps i'll see? was gonna do tri 570's but've been hearing bad things about those cards frying out.

i'd really like to try this new architecture.. but only if i'll see a big enough performance leap, and yes i know it's excessive... YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE THO!!

with my current tri config, my temps are grate and don't go above 85c, so just not sure it's worth it for me to switch to only two 6970's because 3 is too warm.
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Not only warm , it will sounds like a tornado is on the way .. If u have good airflow i dont see a problem though ..
    
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Nobody has tried it yet I believe. I can't wait for quad fire benchmarks.
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I'd never contemplate trifire on air, unless I didn't mind going deaf. My 3x6950s spent about 2 days on air to verify they work and get them all flashed. After that they've been on water ever since.
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yeah, i keep my machines on the other side of the room, so about 14 feet away from where i actually sit. My gaming rig is pretty loud, but i game with a lot of volume too.
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Funny you posted this. I'm getting 3 6950s this weekend. Tsm, how does three 6950s compare to just two?
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No games would need 3-4 6970s to get +60 fps right, and at least not for what, a year or two???


And tsm106, what exactly is that being changed in your pic?
Edited by Mit Namso - 2/5/11 at 11:23pm
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No games would need 3-4 6970s to get +60 fps right, and at least not for what, a year or two???


And tsm106, what exactly is that being changed in your pic?
Looks like he's putting GT5 labels on Bluray discs? Lol.
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Originally Posted by Mit Namso View Post
No games would need 3-4 6970s to get +60 fps right, and at least not for what, a year or two???
Tri running Metro in eyefinity.

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And tsm106, what exactly is that being changed in your pic?
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Looks like he's putting GT5 labels on Bluray discs? Lol.
After 5 years...

Kazunori Yamauchi, “The discs are being stamped as we speak.”

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Funny you posted this. I'm getting 3 6950s this weekend. Tsm, how does three 6950s compare to just two?
It depends on the game, but synth benches, shows the scaling to be about 85%. I'd advise you put them under water, seriously.
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and yes i know it's excessive... YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE THO!!
You must be young..
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