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Overkill for i7 950 @ 4.2Ghz and 3 6950's OC'd?
Edited by M0E - 3/17/11 at 11:48pm
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No such thing as overkill!
    
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post #3 of 36
480 + 240 might be enough.
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You'll be more than fine with the RX480 alone.
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I meant to put 6950s instead of 6850s...that change anything? lol

Looking to get ambient + 5c or around there.
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This is OCN... Whats overkill?
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120mm of rad per component is the rule of thumb I follow
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120mm of rad per component is the rule of thumb I follow
I cant clock to 4.2Ghz on the single H70 set up. 89c+ when I try. 76c at 4Ghz
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Quote:
Originally Posted by M0E View Post
I cant clock to 4.2Ghz on the single H70 set up. 89c+ when I try. 76c at 4Ghz
The 480 + 240 will cool it good as.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by NuclearCrap View Post
You'll be more than fine with the RX480 alone.
This. A single RX480 is a lot of rad.
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