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May 29, 2010 10:30:58 AM

Im going to buy 5870 crossfire for matx case (yes it fits and everything..), Should this be any cooler then before?

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May 29, 2010 12:00:15 PM

This should help you get a better understanding of the HD5870 cooling system;
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/video/display/radeon-h...

Part of the air leaves through the exterior, outside the case, and the other part leaves through the small slits at the top-back of the card (back being towards the rear of the case).

As for the difference with the fans; you'll be having 'cool air' being blown on top of the most heated part of your system, of course it'll make a difference. However, you might want to experiment with different fan configurations to find an nice and happy medium. Ultimately, I'd say that 85-90c max is a good temperature for an mATX case.
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May 29, 2010 12:04:14 PM

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