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Never said I'm not getting good temps (which I am), but adding another 250-300W from a highly OC'd 6950 isn't exactly a small amount of heat either. We're talking a total of around 1kW including his CPU on that radiator.
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Never said I'm not getting good temps (which I am), but adding another 250-300W from a highly OC'd 6950 isn't exactly a small amount of heat either. We're talking a total of around 1kW including his CPU on that radiator.

I'm running 3 w/o any problems. kookoo.gif
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no such thing as overkill in OCN..
if u have those rads.. why not use it right?..
it would also help reduce noise by using low RPM fans without sacrificing too much cooling efficiency..
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I'm running 3 w/o any problems. kookoo.gif

What kind of OC are you running on your cards and what kind of fans are you pushing through your rad?
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What kind of OC are you running on your cards and what kind of fans are you pushing through your rad?

950/1450@stock 6970 volts and ap-15s at 1200rpm avg. I might try ac f12 w/o pwm, swapping motor noise for air noise.
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950/1450@stock 6970 volts

That's why. Crank those cards up to 1GHz on 1.25+V and you'll see a nice temp increase wink.gif My primary card's idle temps went up a good 4-5C after doing that and load rose more than that on both cards as well.
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That's why. Crank those cards up to 1GHz on 1.25+V and you'll see a nice temp increase wink.gif My primary card's idle temps went up a good 4-5C after doing that and load rose more than that on both cards as well.

You don't have 3 cards and haven't actually tried the setup in question right?
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Don't have 3 cards, but that doesn't mean I'm not allowed to estimate. If you've got the time I'm sure we'd all be very interested to see how highly OC'd tri-fire does on your rad.
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post #29 of 36
There is no such thing as overkill. This is OCN. smile.gif

You can get away with 1 RX480 though...
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I think I will start with the 480 and one 240 and go from there. If I dont get the temps I want Ill pick up another 240.
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