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post #1061 of 4103
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i tried a new 6970 and same issue, worked fine before so not power supply, must be the pci slot right? cant be the block the pads went on perfectly..
It can still be the block. My brother-in-law installed the EK 6990 block on his 6990 and he thought all was good, until he loaded a game or benchmark. It would crash. Even had issues when loading drivers, but in Windows, it ran OK. He took it apart and I found the standoffs were the issue. With stock cooler, it runs fine. If your 6970 ran fine before, but has issues once the waterblock is installed, then its the waterblock IMO.
     
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It can still be the block. My brother-in-law installed the EK 6990 block on his 6990 and he thought all was good, until he loaded a game or benchmark. It would crash. Even had issues when loading drivers, but in Windows, it ran OK. He took it apart and I found the standoffs were the issue. With stock cooler, it runs fine. If your 6970 ran fine before, but has issues once the waterblock is installed, then its the waterblock IMO.
I dont understand how that could be, maybe with an EK, but koolance have no standoffs to install..
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I dont understand how that could be, maybe with an EK, but koolance have no standoffs to install..
Doesn't mean you didn't get a bad waterblock. I would of made them trade the block out for a new one to try.
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Doesn't mean you didn't get a bad waterblock. I would of made them trade the block out for a new one to try.
ok, ill give that a go...
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I posted this a couple pages back You need a lot of power to max games at 5760x1080.[/QUOTE]

are you sure?


1 6990 can run 5 screens at 1080p. shouldnt three be a breeze?
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post #1066 of 4103
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Doesn't mean you didn't get a bad waterblock. I would of made them trade the block out for a new one to try.
Got my replacement EK block and damn the big gasket was hard to seat. Put some water on the gasket and poof, mount, seat and screw.

My temps are way better now running the correct standoffs.

Yay! EK for awesome support and DHLs fast delivery to the states.
UPS sucks!
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post #1067 of 4103
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Are you sure? 1 6990 can run 5 screens at 1080p. shouldnt three be a breeze?
Hawx 2 it doesn't count, Doesn't take much to run When did I say you couldn't run games? You just can't max every game with a ton of aa.
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update on the 6990 noise

seems to be normal. tested all cards seperatley and they made the same noise, thought it was then the mobo, until tested a gtx580, there was no in game menu buzz from the card, but there was a slight squel in furmark when the donught thing makes it revolutions.

conclusion - AMD have bigger badder louder capacitors. small price to pay for better card. solution - turn up speakers.
Caps need to charge & discharge that is normal as everything is frequency.

Anyone else having problems with BFBC2 not showing servers?
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Hawx 2 it doesn't count, Doesn't take much to run When did I say you couldn't run games? You just can't max every game with a ton of aa.
hmm ok, ur cpu wouldnt be bottle necking would it ?
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hmm ok, ur cpu wouldnt be bottle necking would it ?
My CPU? My i7 875K is @4.3GHz, Its not holding me back
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