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post #1221 of 1486
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Originally Posted by fat_italian_stallion View Post

Wanted to take a quick poll. Keep the koolance 690 blocks or switch to the hydrocopper blocks?
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I would prefer the swiftech option at least look wise. It most probably also has lighted top... or not? Something like the "lighted" Komodo HD7970 blocks.
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post #1222 of 1486
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Seems everyone is pretty evenly split on this. Temps are fabulous with the koolance blocks (33c max that I've seen lately). I'll have to give this some thought. Updates to come after I finish midterm exams.
 
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post #1223 of 1486
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Seems everyone is pretty evenly split on this. Temps are fabulous with the koolance blocks (33c max that I've seen lately). I'll have to give this some thought. Updates to come after I finish midterm exams.

The EVGA/Swiftech blocks haven't garnered much praise in their performance, so I'd say stick with Koolance as you already have them and they're tried and true blocks thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
post #1224 of 1486
STOP THE PRESS. Just saw this bad boy, haven't seen anyone post pics of one yet.
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You can customize the lights as well.

If they preform as well as the raystorm, then I would say to go with these beauty's.

Link to site
http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/gpu-waterblocks/razor-gtx690/
post #1225 of 1486
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STOP THE PRESS. Just saw this bad boy, haven't seen anyone post pics of one yet.
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You can customize the lights as well.
If they preform as well as the raystorm, then I would say to go with these beauty's.
Link to site
http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/gpu-waterblocks/razor-gtx690/

Doesn't look too bad, but I refuse to buy XSPC parts. All of my experiences with them have been lack luster, especially dealing with finish quality. I've gone through close to $900 worth of XSPC parts and most of them were either trashed or given away because of it. Only radiators I've had flake as soon as I pulled them out of the box and only bay reservoirs I've had that leaked out of multiple ports for no apparent fault of my own. XSPC also has the reputation of being "budget" watercooling parts. Maybe its products have improved, but I'm not willing to test that.
Edited by fat_italian_stallion - 6/28/12 at 6:25pm
 
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post #1226 of 1486
Hydrocopper blocks!!!
post #1227 of 1486
Understandable, I only have used the Raystorm and a pump top made by them, so far so good.

To be honest though the Hydrocopper has had some bad reviews, Koolance on the other makes pretty good products as well.

Id stick with what you have, they are great blocks and you already have em : P
post #1228 of 1486
I say stick with the Koolance and you need to put up some current pics of the build, can't hardly remember what this thing looks like. Never enough pics tongue.gif
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Pics will come. I'm in the process of making new cables for the whole rig and sleeving them. Does anyone know which pins would go where for turning an 8 pin eps into a 6 pin pcie? I can't figure it out for the life of me.
 
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post #1230 of 1486
While I can definitely recommend the XSPC Razor water blocks, the koolance ones look great (IMO) and perform great so I would say just stick with them.
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