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#76
well as the scores started listing it would become more obvious:roll:

But why not, I mean a few tests we can all run and be civil about it;) I'm down for some scores come monday evening;)
Hey Sneeky - did you get your cards today????

heres a link to MSI Afterburner 1.6 includes voltage control for the GTX 4 Series

http://rapidshare.com/files/380306097/MSIAfterburnerSetup160Beta5.rar
Cool. I downloaded 1.6 last night, but it wouldn't let me adjust the voltage. I will download this tonight when I get home:toast:
 

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Hey Sneeky - did you get your cards today????
yes, yes I did, just got them unboxed and inside the 800D...





sorry about the noise in this image but 'i was in a hurry;)


Now time to play a bit before I have to buckle down and do some actual work...lol
 

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Nice sneeky, get ready to add another 120(if not 2) fans inside your case. You'll need them.
 

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Oh things ARE warm, but I have a trick up my sleeve, if it comes through;)
 
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Tricks are for kids silly rabitt. Are getting wet?
 

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I think so, but I have to wait 2-3 weeks to be possitive:(
 
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For the cards too? That would be nice! I've seen some pretty numbers from 3xSLI Watercooling; 40k+ Vantage. 3x480's w/watercooling broke 50k Vantage Pscore on evga.

I think I may have busted my second PCIE slot :(
 

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just the cards;) CPU doesnt need to polute the loop. It seems to be a non issue at 4ghz on air.

Anyways, sorry I'm too lazy to look, but whats ur best vantage run in SLI with or without the 275?
 

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whats up mates ?

Why is it so silent out here ? :)
 
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im waiting on my evga GTX 480 SC eta is 2-3 weeks i hope it gets shipped tomorrow :), i dont see the need to sli them at the moment maybe mid next year there is no game that i play that one card wont handle.
 
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Anyone getting these:


Swiftech MC80
 

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If I do go, I plan to go full coverage;)

Although the way the cooler comes apart, those might come in handy and still use the stock plate.
 
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After gaming the last few nights and holding steady at 90C and stupid crazy loud I'm thinking WC is the way to go.

I may order the blocks now and piece the rest together later.
 

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Mine are stupid hot. Have you reapplied any TIM yet??

If I have time later tonight I think I'm gonna have to!
 
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Even w/reapplied TIM the fan's are loud even at 60%
 

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TIM isnt going to change that:roll:

I was wondering if it did squat for the temps before you added volts?
 
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I dont know, Evga has had mixed results. The guy that wrote the guide said he dropped 10C, some say no chance. I'm expecting 2-5º change at the most.

I need some help putting together the loop for the cards, wanna help?

Pump MC655
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I know you all are likely in bed now, but I did get to redoing the TIM.

Here was my idle temps with Nvidia's goop on it @ 26*C ambients:


Using some GC2 I had around, and due to it being night time, my ambients dropped a degree to 25*C:


Cards are back in in the same positions as they were before. I think one of my cooler may not have been set right, as the top card dropped quite a bit. the bottom card saw a bit of love too, but no where near what the top card improved:D

Well worth the time fellas! Wasn't all that hard to do either. Well the 470 at least has the nice "pop off" top. Once that is gone, you get to see the 4 screws holding the cooler on. From there its alcohol and Q-tips, and of course a bit of TIM;)
 

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^So it does improve ....... What was it ? TIM
 
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I know you all are likely in bed now, but I did get to redoing the TIM.

Here was my idle temps with Nvidia's goop on it @ 26*C ambients:
http://img.techpowerup.org/100428/470_stock-TIM_idle-26c.png

Using some GC2 I had around, and due to it being night time, my ambients dropped a degree to 25*C:
http://img.techpowerup.org/100428/470_GC2_idle_25c.png

Cards are back in in the same positions as they were before. I think one of my cooler may not have been set right, as the top card dropped quite a bit. the bottom card saw a bit of love too, but no where near what the top card improved:D

Well worth the time fellas! Wasn't all that hard to do either. Well the 470 at least has the nice "pop off" top. Once that is gone, you get to see the 4 screws holding the cooler on. From there its alcohol and Q-tips, and of course a bit of TIM;)
Theres no way reapplying TIM can account for that much drop in temp. Something else must have been at play.

Also I love how easy it is to reapply the TIM, simple tabs and 4 screws. Not like the 275's w/10 screws.
 

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The one thing I loved most.....not having the screws to float around and get lost. Aside from the heat from the GPU being overbearing, it is one of the best designed coolers for the end user I have seen stock on a card!

@ mlee IDK man, I think m the cooler got jarred in shipping, just reseating it again maybe was all it took;)
 
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Well got some news from Swiftech, they said the MCW80 will fit on the reference GTX4x0's w/o the retention plate.
Also said simply removing the gpu's heatsink and leaving the fan/vrm heatsink will be just fine too. I'm getting ready to buy my loop fellas!

... and then step up to the 480's! Theres about a 60 person line already though :laugh: Should take about 2-3 weeks to even prep for the swap. No prob, need some healing time on my wallet.