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too close when cf 6950 @ 2x16 on the giga p67 ud7, how you guys deal with the air flow?
Edited by landyzhu - 3/25/11 at 11:09pm
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The temperatures on my 6850 are fine. I have one PCI slot separating the two cards. Keep the fan speed locked at 40% and they're cool and inaudible.
    
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The temperatures on my 6850 are fine. I have one PCI slot separating the two cards. Keep the fan speed locked at 40% and they're cool and inaudible.
6850 is coooooool~~~~~~```
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6850 is coooooool~~~~~~```
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I had mine sandwiched and had to keep one of them running at %75 fan to stop from hitting close to 100c. I would move one down to a x8 slot if you have it or put something in between them like some foam just so they have a bit more air.
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I had mine sandwiched and had to keep one of them running at %75 fan to stop from hitting close to 100c. I would move one down to a x8 slot if you have it or put something in between them like some foam just so they have a bit more air.
This ^^...and also pointing a fan SPECIFICALLY at the hotter card might help as well...
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my motherboard has the PCI-E slots spaced out wonderfully(needs a long CF bridge but it's included with the board) and my case is flat out excellent for cooling. my 6870's idled at 31c and 29c and got up to 58 and 60 at load, 70/71 in OCCT. fan speed was 34%.

right now i have a 6950 2GB 37% fans speed and it idles at 33c and gets up to 63c at load.
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I had mine sandwiched and had to keep one of them running at %75 fan to stop from hitting close to 100c. I would move one down to a x8 slot if you have it or put something in between them like some foam just so they have a bit more air.
I'm thinking of cutting some hole on the plastic at the end to have more fresh air input
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I had mine sandwiched and had to keep one of them running at %75 fan to stop from hitting close to 100c. I would move one down to a x8 slot if you have it or put something in between them like some foam just so they have a bit more air.
75% fan speed?
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75% fan speed?
Yeah it was quite loud, but at the same time I did not have any additional fans running in my 700D just the two on the CPU cooler.
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