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Old March 28, 2011, 06:12 PM
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I'm thinking of water cooling my video cards and I might want to go Tri SLI. Any suggestions on a GOOD unit? What exactly will I need? Thanks for all advice.
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ek full cover for the block, are you only water cooling your gpu?
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Old March 28, 2011, 06:17 PM
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They all pretty much perform within a few degrees of each other but I would personally go w/ Koolance blocks because they look so pimp.
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does anyone know if EK GPU only block are good? since you could probabaly upgrade ur graphics cad and reuse the block
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does anyone know if EK GPU only block are good? since you could probabaly upgrade ur graphics cad and reuse the block
u need to have ur stock heatsink on. if ur case have good airflow, temps should be better with a gpu only block. Just make sure your vrms dont get too hot by adequate air flow.
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They're all the same basically. Just go with what you think looks the best.
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does anyone know if EK GPU only block are good? since you could probabaly upgrade ur graphics cad and reuse the block
XSPC Rasa is the best universal block for its price. Rather low restriction, good temps and great price.
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ek full cover for the block, are you only water cooling your gpu?
Yes. My CPU is already liquid cooled.
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Old EK blocks with the nylon standoffs suck to install, but I believe new ones have the koolance style metal standoffs. EK, Koolance, Swiftech etc should all be within a degree or two at the most in terms of cooling, it's really a matter of pick what you like based on looks / install difficulty / price.
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Old EK blocks with the nylon standoffs suck to install, but I believe new ones have the koolance style metal standoffs. EK, Koolance, Swiftech etc should all be within a degree or two at the most in terms of cooling, it's really a matter of pick what you like based on looks / install difficulty / price.
I don't care what they look like,nor do I care how much they cost. I just want the easiest install with the best and most reliable cooling. By the way,can I get one unit to cool both cards or do I buy two of them> Thanks very much all,I want to do this and I really appreciate your advice.
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