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post #91 of 105
you don't have a trisli bridge? i can send you one.. what you have there just doesn't look right
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you don't have a trisli bridge? i can send you one.. what you have there just doesn't look right
i dont think a tri sli bridge fits because of the shroud on the fan
post #93 of 105
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you don't have a trisli bridge? i can send you one.. what you have there just doesn't look right
yeah the one that came with the mobo doesn't even come close to fitting.
From what i hear these werent ever considered for tri sli ? LOL....but this configuration is what was suggested by forum members and even MSI when i called them up.

PS. Pictures of rig on the new rack incoming in a few mins.
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Frozen CPU and fedex worked super fast and i got this baby in on Saturday and ordered Wednesday evening.


Out of the box all the way from Italy (sort of) lol





Gonna eventually throw on an RX 360 to cool the tri SLI, anyone recommend some full cover blocks for these cards?



Was watching the live stream of Olympia 2011 while i put this thing together lol, kinda sad Jay Cutler didn't take home his 5th Sandow but super happy that Kai Greene took a third for the first time ever!







SEXY


The AX 1200 makes everything look super clean!!!!








Super happy with my last few purchases, gotta let my bank account recover after all of this ha ha then i will make the dive into water cooling this monster Hope you all enjoy!


EDIT: oh yeah my winds of plague flag came in on the same day too EPIC!


Edited by sockpirate - 9/18/11 at 9:59pm
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pics up , enjoy
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you are only clocking your chip @ 4.5ghz?
you need to step that thing up
maybe some liquid on that cpu also

still deciding between this and the more expensive Banchetto
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you are only clocking your chip @ 4.5ghz?
you need to step that thing up
maybe some liquid on that cpu also

still deciding between this and the more expensive Banchetto
im actally running @ 5.0ghz right now And i am gonna cool the whole thing with water once i recuperate from this spending spree lol.
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post #98 of 105
man i tried tri sli with the regular lightnings and i tell you what its near impossible when you put screws into the pcie brackets. you can tell on the open bench you had enough wiggle space for the fans
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I noticed a few people including the author of this post running open rigs or Bench/Test tables - is this to rely on the ambient temp of the room to help cool or because you are constantly changing components?

I ask this because I'm looking for a good case for triCF/SLI and it seems hard to come across one that will do the jump sufficiently.

Thanks
post #100 of 105
I got my open box ga-z68xp-ud4 yesterday

there was thermal paste on the plastic socket protector, so I assume it has been used, no visible signs of damage, its only the rev1.0, was hoping for rev1.3, all the right stuff was in the box.

So I've fitted the silver arrow bracket, now my i5 could arrive later today, if not tomorrow

if I can't get it working I'll...
1)send it back and see what they offer in return, probably take 4-5 weeks
2)RMA it to the US which would take probably +6 weeks
3)do 1 or 2 and just buy another new MB in 3 weeks
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