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Old 18-03-10, 10:13 PM
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Crossfire temps

Hey guys,

I just set up my X-fire 4890s, but I'm getting some high differences in temp from them.

The top one is 48 celsius @stock @100% fans

The bottom is 39/40 celsius @stock @100% fans

I understand that there is restricted air flow between them - there is only one PCI slot between my two PCIe 16x slots, so there is basically no space for air intake on the top card.

Am I being paranoid about 8/9 degrees? It makes a big difference when OC'ing, which is frustrating, but with these card it doesn't pose to big a deal.

{I will add some photos of the set up soon}

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Old 18-03-10, 10:19 PM
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Also worth noting (perhaps) that one monitor - connected to top card.

(and in the photos - cable tidying - yes yes i know i know)
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Old 21-03-10, 01:03 PM
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The top one will always be a little hotter matey as in 'normal' use thats the card that will be getting used, so dwai at all dude, it could even be down to the thermal paste aswell.
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