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Should i take 2x Asus HD6970 DCII 2GB or 1 Asus 6990 ?

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Ati Addictive, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. random

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    the 2x 6970 DCU II will eat up that 6990. Fact. The DCU II's coolers are very effective, it's quiet even at 100%, well based on my sibling's GTX 580 DCU II model and I bet two of those will be quieter than a reference 6990.
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    Did you just say 2x 6990? Unless you're planning on triple, nay, sixtle screen monitoring you are pissing your money away. And don't say you're future proofing, no such thing in the long term.

    Get one 6990 and blow the rest on the dutch national sport of hookers and dope.
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    wtf is that? that supposed to be funny
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    My vote is 2 6970`s

    Also on the Cross-Air V He could run the cards in the default slot (1-3 I think for 16x) and put the sound car in the 8x slot(any 8x pice slot can plug any pcie card from 1x-8x in it) and set in bios to use 1-4x speed.....problem solved.

    Now for noise why do you guys use 100% fan when gaming?
    I set mine since I purchased them to 50% fan-speed and I have never had them overheat.The most i set them to when overclocked is 70% any thing over that speed I find its like watching a Rice-rocket on a drag strip and the poor little turbo charger is screaming I wish i had aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa V8........
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    Why not just use the top pci-e slot for the 1st gpu..
    2nd gpu in the 2nd slot as it should be for x-fire and pop the sound card into the bottom slot? thats the way I have mine and it looks dam sexy too :rockout:
    It's not hard to figure that out lol...

    Also whats the memory clocking out on a 6970?
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    well. since the fan RPM rarely goes above 35% while playing BC2, I just manually set the fan to 40-45% any higher and it just becomes really obtrusive while gaming.

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