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Old 03-28-10, 02:48 AM   #59
Slytat
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Default Re: Man, it is sooo hot.

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Originally Posted by Ninja Prime View Post
Something I didn't notice until reading a review at Tom's:

How's that gonna work for SLI? Thats 71 degrees against the back of the other card...? Maybe get a mobo with large spacing, or a 3-4 slot mobo and put 2 cards in it? I see now why they were talking about Fermi-certified cases a while back.
3 PCIex slots (or more) are a must for SLI so you can have the space in between. I wouldn't want 2 of these sandwiched together.

Oh dear

http://www.hardware.fr/medias/photos...IMG0028302.gif

Image seems to have stopped working but it was showing the 480 @ 106c and the 480 SLI at 110c.

Now, to be fair, their overall temps are high, but this will be the problem when 480s end up in badly ventilated cases/warm rooms.
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