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Old 01-19-12, 12:33 PM   #378
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Default Re: Official Radeon 7970 Review and discussion thread

Originally Posted by K007 View Post
one thing to add...the stock cooler isn't too bad considering the difference in temps between the two...i guess it did have a big o/c on the gigabyte..but still...not bad stock cooler..i am expecting a lot less in temps from a customer cooler though..

In the overall scheme of things it isn't, but you can imagine the situation with 4 of them side by side in an enclosed case, i overclock them and put them under serious load when it's summertime and hot as hell to begin with....

Hence the water cooling option i'll be using, and this is the system they'll be shoved into wich being a dual CPU setup with a pair of 6 core chips running at 4 Ghz, generate a decent amount of heat to begin with:

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