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Will 2 R9 390s overheat in this case

Paul3971

I'm planning to buy an R9 390 and then buy another one next year at some point. Not sure which 390 to get now? Also not sure if the case can provide enough air flow as its microatx? The 2 cards would be right next to each other.

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CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor (£173.05 @ Amazon UK)

Motherboard: MSI Z97M Gaming Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£126.26 @ Amazon UK)

Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Red 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£31.98 @ Amazon UK)

Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£55.66 @ Amazon UK)

Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.15 @ Amazon UK)

Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 390 8GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) (£299.69 @ Amazon UK)

Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 390 8GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) (£299.69 @ Amazon UK)

Case: Corsair 350D MicroATX Mid Tower Case (£92.42 @ Amazon UK)

Power Supply: Silverstone Strider Plus 1000W 80+ Silver Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£133.73 @ Amazon UK)

Total: £1247.63

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Crossfire isn't a good idea to begin with, much worse if the cards can't breathe. Enjoy the 390 for now and sell it in a year and get a better card.

If anyone asks you never saw me.

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Unless you are on a 2560x1440p screen minimum, you are doing this all wrong.

can you elaborate

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I would go for a single 980ti for a few reasons.

-Less power consumption

-Less heat

-Quiter

-More upgradibility

 

However you will have less raw horsepower today but it isn't that much of an issue as the 980ti is still very beefy. However your current config would work but It just wouldn't be the best.

 

 

 

 

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can you elaborate

2 390's are not meant for 1080p gaming, they have 8GB Vram, they are better suited to 1440p.

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2 390's are not meant for 1080p gaming, they have 8GB Vram, they are better suited to 1440p.

the title of this thread is "Will 2 R9 390s overheat in this case"

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the title of this thread is "Will 2 R9 390s overheat in this case"

Facepalm.

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the title of this thread is "Will 2 R9 390s overheat in this case"

Yes, you actually answered the question when you said they will be too close. The top card will roast.

If anyone asks you never saw me.

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Yes, you actually answered the question when you said they will be too close. The top card will roast.

okay thank you

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the title of this thread is "Will 2 R9 390s overheat in this case"

They will be hot. I'd suggest a single Fury X for the AiO which makes cooling a non-issue.

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