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Radeon 7970 Crossfire on Asus p6t se !

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April 28, 2012 2:32:08 PM

i plan to buy 7970 and then add another in the future but my mainboard has pci 2.0 16x slots to close ...

mainboard === Asus p6t se

as you see gpus will be too close .. like 1-2mm space between them ... will it bring me overheating problems ? and if yes how to fix it ? i don't want to buy new mainboard ... is there any other ways ?

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April 28, 2012 2:36:11 PM

It's going to be better than what you see in the photo since your case will keep them spaced properly. Still, I'd get a fan or something to blow air into those spaces between the cards. Also definitely go with a blower design otherwise you'll be circulating hot air.
April 28, 2012 4:00:53 PM

so do you think that 7970 in cf with mine mainboard will be ok ? i can add 2 more fans on my case .. i ahve one 80mm and i can add 1 120mm and another 80mm .. will be that enough ? :) 
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April 28, 2012 4:12:24 PM

i know dude. .. 480 s are hotter card i totaly agree :)  but witch mainboard do you have ? maybe you have slots no so close like me :) 
April 28, 2012 5:40:33 PM

it seems i need custom cooler on top like you ) that will be the best way for me