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hmm I have crossfire 6970's and they seem to run fine and idle at 40 degrees average.. sure you dont have some funny settings on or extra displays turned on that are not used?
The problem is that they're so close and the 800D isn't the best at air cooling.
I moved the 2nd card to a lower slot (after getting some 4" CF links) and that helps some, enough to keep from crashing, but the temps are still too high for my liking.
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I have a feeling that I'm going to be getting a CPU block and a 140mm rad in a couple months...
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My EK-Multioption X2 res seems to have come with the wrong size allen key or screw head for the insert, not a problem since I have my own tools but a little annoying.
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When going with a universal GPU block, make sure you've got some heatsinks on the VRMs as well, and potentially a fan blowing directly at them as well.
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post #26 of 32
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When going with a universal GPU block, make sure you've got some heatsinks on the VRMs as well, and potentially a fan blowing directly at them as well.
Taken care of (just not in the pic).
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Where did that yellow wire come from?
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post #28 of 32
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Got everything installed and running!
I had a little feature creap and added a EK Supreme HF and a GTS120.



Not 100% happy with all the routing yet, need to work on the bottom part yet and the color is only temp UV dye to help with leak testing.

Ambiant: 27C
CPU Idle: 33C
GPU1 Idle: 26C
GPU2 Idle: 27C

I don't have anything longer than a 5 min burn-in yet but here;s the temps,
CPU Max: 50C
GPU1 Max: 34C
GPU2 Max: 35C
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Awesome dude! How are the temps?
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post #30 of 32
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Temps have been great, I haven't been able to get the cpu over 50C and gpu's over 35C, and thats running prime95 and furmark.
The water temp has a max of 5C over ambient which is quite good IMO.

I picked up an 850w PSU as I'm just too close to maxing the 650w for my comfort, that should be going in tonight, yay for modular cables!
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