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What do i need to link 2x 580s while in SLI.

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Hi all,

I'm considering getting another 580 soon as they are on sale at the store i purchase from.

I will be buying another EK-FC580 GTX Nickel + Acetal to have on the 2nd 580, but what do i need to link the two cards together?

I've looked at the EK waterblock shop and can't see any barbs designed to go into one card and also into the other...i'm at a loss. I guess i need some sort of adapter?

Any help cheers.

Current setup:

Radiator: EK Coolstream 360
CPU Block: XSPC Rasa
GPU Block: EK-FC580 Nickel + Acetal
Pump: Swiftek MCP655
Hosing: 7/16″ Primochill White
Barbs: 1/2″ Barbs

Find pics here
post #2 of 5

You'll need an EK Parallel Block plus this link here's a video of a guy installing the link


And there's this video also,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0_sX...embedded#at=54
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Fantastic, that is what i'm after much appreciated.
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You can actually just use two fittings and a very short piece of tube, if you have the space.
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Another cheap option that works well http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/sliandcr1vid.html
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