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Mark February 28, 2013 04:40 AM

Yo Daz
 
Trying to find a couple of full cover blocks for 2 Sapphire 7870 but can't find any. I like the EK so I can see the coolant through the plexi but there some sort of mod that needs to be done to accommodate them from what I've read at there site.

Any suggestions ?

Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 OC 1100MHZ 2GB

Hooded February 28, 2013 05:34 AM

You need to give more information on your 7870's as Saphire has 4 versions of that card.
First check it's serial number. If it's not ver 1.0 it's not reference PCB.

Mark February 28, 2013 10:03 AM

Rev 1.0 Blue board

Bungwirez March 1, 2013 10:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mark (Post 693525)
Rev 1.0 Blue board

so if its this version GV-R787OC-2GD then EKWB will be workable sort of...

Quote:

EK-FC7870 series block needs to be modded a bit to fit this card (plastic top must be cut at certain edges)
... according to the configurator page.

but as others will advise, this page is tricky to trust.

Mark March 1, 2013 10:51 AM

figured as much. not worth the hassle. Thanks.

Bungwirez March 1, 2013 10:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mark (Post 693698)
figured as much. not worth the hassle. Thanks.

ya, spendy experiment.

just go with a universal block?

Mark March 1, 2013 11:01 AM

Yeah maybe, then I got to deal with heatsinks and a fan to cool it off...plus a pain for crossfire.


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