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    ROG 師傅 Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    What's your budget in euros Hyper Droid? and where are you putting that case....I ask because though the marketing for the DCu type coolers is all very convincing, two of these cards in a case can very quickly give you an oven whereas the blower type standard cards exhausting out the back of the case can really work well in a case...

    maybe a pair? http://www.redcoon.es/B477454-EVGA-G...gtx+760&xtcr=2

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    I will let Arne go on with model recomendations because I always use reference cards for both Nvidia and AMD (it helps on development to know exactly if an issue is coming from the hardware or the driver, OEM customizations complicate things).
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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array Hyper Droid PC Specs
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    Yeah, that's why HiVizMan recommended reference cards.

    To answer your question, I have a decently sized case, the 800D (Although not mad like the 900D) :P

    So, since I am going to use the H100i, you should know where the radiator will go, so think about the ventilation and please let me know if it will make sense, or will it just mess-up the cooling for the CPU?

    Also, youare recommending 4GB 760GTX cards. The 4GB 770GTX Cards can tend to be 450-500 euros. But, believe it or not, I found some Gainward GeForce GTX 770 Phantom 4GB, that are,asyou cansee 4GB cards... interesting?

    And yeah, I was thinking about the DCu... andI think they would be nice, if you canconfirm that my set-up will handle these cards

    Thanks!
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    ROG 師傅 Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nodens View Post
    I always use reference cards for both Nvidia and AMD
    Actually that is what I would recommend too....the dual fan coolers are great out in the open on a bench but in a case these cards are soon cooling themselves with their own exhaust...and in pairs makes no sense

    I ran 2 680DCuIITops in a HAFX and it is what forced me to buy a bench. The HAF X has real good airflow for a case but even so the dual cards exhausting hot air around themselves needed fans at 90% (loud) to avoid throttling....I really would not recommend this style of cooler for dual cards in a case.

    However of course the 770s would be better than two 760s and most of the models of the 770 come in the dual fan config so you might not have much choice....just expect to have the side of the case off for gaming sessions....
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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array Hyper Droid PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)MSI GS65
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    OK, that more-or-less explains that....

    But guess what!

    I just found on amazon (only 2 left) Maximum VI Extremes for 200euro each!

    While the Maximus VI formula, what I was initially going to get is 250!

    As far as what I know, the Maximus VI extreme is normally around 350euro!

    Should I buy it now?
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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array Hyper Droid PC Specs
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    I will buy it RIGHT NOW if you think it's worth it.

    Thanks Guys!
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    ROG 師傅 Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)Laptop?...No way! (Model?...Jun Amaki...yes way!)
    MotherboardROG ZENITH EXTREME
    ProcessorTHREADRIPPER 1920X
    Memory (part number)F4-3200C14Q-32GVK
    Graphics Card #1GTX Titan X
    Graphics Card #2SLI is dead to me
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    Graphics Card #4Quad SLI is dead to everybody especially my credit card
    Sound CardXonar Essence STX
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    I would do that yes...

    EDIT: that sounded a bit too good to be true so I had a look on Amazon and the pics for that offer are of the HERO!...maybe some confused labeling? But hey, you could order and insist on an extreme....later. save a screenshot of the offer....

    You seen these http://www.pccomponentes.com/msi_gef...4gb_gddr5.html
    Last edited by Arne Saknussemm; 11-27-2013 at 09:08 PM.

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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array Hyper Droid PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)MSI GS65
    MotherboardASUS RoG Maximus VI Formula // Aorus X399 Gaming 7
    ProcessorIntel Core i7 4770K @ 5.0GHz // Threadripper 1920X
    Memory (part number)2x8GB DDR3 - 1866MHz // 2x 16GB DDR4 - 3200MHz
    Graphics Card #1Sapphire Radeon R9 290 // RTX 2080 Ti
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    Well done mate! I thought the same,as it was 50 euros less than the VIFormula,si I had a look and yes, I found the same thing, I looked at the pictures, and Inoticed it had 3x PCI-E's on the board, and tghe Maximus VI Extreme has 4. So, I decided to look more in detail.

    That's when Isaw that in the description it said Maximus VI Hero.

    I was so lucky I spotted that!

    Thanks anyways Arne.

    Do you live in spain? It's col the way you spotted offers in Spain!

    ThankArne, Isee you're interested in helping!

    By theway, yeah, looks epic ( the offer) 4GB!ThinkI should get 2 of them for my 800D?
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    Super Moderator - Coderat Array Nodens PC Specs
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    Yep, Arne is from Spain as well

    That ebay offer sounds so bad like a scam. You think you're ordering a M6E and you get a Hero instead heh.

    That offer Arne found looks rather good. And since you can't use reference due to your VRAM requirement. It's as good as it gets.
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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array Hyper Droid PC Specs
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    ProcessorIntel Core i7 4770K @ 5.0GHz // Threadripper 1920X
    Memory (part number)2x8GB DDR3 - 1866MHz // 2x 16GB DDR4 - 3200MHz
    Graphics Card #1Sapphire Radeon R9 290 // RTX 2080 Ti
    Graphics Card #2Sapphire Radeon R9 290 // RTX 2080 Ti
    Monitor6x 24" 1920x1080 BenQ IPS Displays [3x2 Array -- Crossfire & Eyefinity Enabled]
    Storage #1Corsair GS Force 258GB
    Storage #2WD Caviar Black 2TB // WD Caviar Green 4TB
    CPU CoolerCorsair H100i // Thermaltake Floe Riing RGB TT Premium
    CaseCorsair Obsidian 800D // Thermaltake Tower 900
    Power SupplySeasonic X-1250 (1250W)
    Keyboard Corsair K70 MX Cherry Red
    Mouse Mad Catz R.A.T. 9
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    It was Amazon, actually.

    As for the cards, they come with splinter cell, assassin's creed & batman arkham city, they are non-referecne should I still get SLI?Keeping the airflow in mind?

    Thanks guys!
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