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post #11 of 22
Thats an average case but it should have enough room.
You want to get a case that has more then enough.
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post #12 of 22
that is my Wireless card underneath the Scythe Setsugen 2 Cooler.

Stays within the height of a Double PCI bracket

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post #13 of 22
Hey Chez, is that a Slipstream Slim on there? 12mm? How is the noise with that fan?
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post #14 of 22
I 2nd the water cooling Idea....
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post #15 of 22
If you put 4 high speed fan in the side of HAF 932 it would help a lot and you can stick to air cooler + you could maybe get a GPU bracket like the one that comes with HAF X and that would help even more and get temps are close to as single card. Unlike most cards i have tested THIS HD 6950 is the coolest card outside.
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post #16 of 22
tsm106 is right, having 3 air coolers in tri-fire is get a little warm.
I did this with my setup:

Even though the temps were a little better than stock the 1st 2 cards still got really warm (well for my liking anyways lol!)
So i went to waste more money and went to water cool the 1st 2 cards. Temps are SO MUCH BETTER!
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post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yokes29 View Post
tsm106 is right, having 3 air coolers in tri-fire is get a little warm.
I did this with my setup:

Even though the temps were a little better than stock the 1st 2 cards still got really warm (well for my liking anyways lol!)
So i went to waste more money and went to water cool the 1st 2 cards. Temps are SO MUCH BETTER!
Great post there, all the info you need. The AXP is one of the best air coolers for video cards outside of the Shaman too.
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post #18 of 22
fan cannot be heard over the sound of the stock fan on my Coolit ECO ALC. makes about the same noise as my 3 Cool Master 200mm x 25mm fans

Also Scythe Setsugen 2 = ~$40
Edited by CHez - 3/5/11 at 10:50pm
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post #19 of 22
Thread Starter 
@Yoshi: what water cooling unit are you using to cool those 2 cards, and which cooling blocks btw? Oh, maybe it would be nice to know your whole system setup.. by the looks of it, it's alot like mine

Yes we've seen the Acellero but that takes up 3 slots in totall. The Setsugen2 seems to be the only option for air cooling. Going to look into a water cooling unit to compare prices.
Edited by DChat - 3/6/11 at 2:05am
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post #20 of 22
Uh those aren't mine. You may wanna get your eyes checked, that was a quoted post of Yokes29's cards with water cooling.
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