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I would prefer to see dual fans to be honest, one just isn't really enough especially if it has two GPU's on one PCB.
I am afraid using Dual Fans for Dual GPU will make cooler taller and taking 3 slots. Just like Arctic Cooling Cooler used on Sapphire HD 5970 4GB.
What was the name? Accelero Xtreme, eh? I forgot.
Freezer X2 Cooler on my GTX 260 also take 3 slots.
    
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Did XFX get this design from AMD or the other way around?


    
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Correct me if I'm mistaken, but if Dragon Age never had graphics quality as a strong suit, why would you be pasting that on the front of the box?
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post #24 of 72
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Correct me if I'm mistaken, but if Dragon Age never had graphics quality as a strong suit, why would you be pasting that on the front of the box?
Because EA said to AMD, we will give you X amount to place X Ad on the box, so AMD said excellent.
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post #26 of 72
Good god thats long card! Soon my 800D wont be able to house highend graphics cards.Unless I remove the hot swap bays and let it stick out of the case!

Beautiful card! Definitely, would love to replace my 5970's with these but looks like case itself would cost as much as one of my 5970. lol
 
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post #27 of 72
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yes it will literally have 2 Heatsinks..i do doubt in that fan positioning you will be able to dissipate heat effectively..just my concerns on my personal preference re:dual GPU cards..anyone on a testimony regarding this one??

well this will surely RAPE whatever's the king of GPU's not until the 595/590 comes out/off with..

In my take, if it were lined like such...

<<<x<<<x<O

Then the second GPU (x) would be given hot air from off of the first GPU, making the cooling of it less efficient.

Having it in the center ensures fresh air to both GPUs for better cooling.
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post #28 of 72
As petty as it is, I like the look of the fan.
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post #29 of 72
Good stuff man.
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post #30 of 72
Either the 6990 or the 590/595 will be ungoldly with a full water block and their own loop.

Heat will be retarded low and if the block offers good VRM coverage then the overclocking will be fantastic. Imagine a 6990 with dual 1ghz cores.
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