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I also wish that Corsair, or another manufacturer, would offer a self-contained cooling sytem that could fit the GPUs like they do the CPUs. Having to only address two formats for CPUs (Intel & AMD) probably makes it easier and more practical. Not sure we will ever see an equivalent alternative for the various GPUs.

Totally dig the full H2O rigs, but I just can't justify the cost and the time, etc. for my build. Still, they are the sexyist rigs pictured hands-down.

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I have a full blown water cooling kit, but I would move to a H100/H80 for convience sake if they also had a system for cards. I know you can mod the H50/70 to fit a GPU, but it's not as convenient and it doesn't cool a GPU as well as a custom setup.
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post #2662 of 7119
Hello guys

i bought the little Z mbo and its awesome

i5 2500k @ 5356
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1993935

On 5250 benching
http://3dmark.com/3dm06/16035071
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This lil Z mobo is teasing me.
Been waiting for Bulldozer for some time... Then I saw the ROG Maximus IV Gene-Z.
Now I consider on changing to 2600k and pair it with this mobo.
It would be a nice fit under my NH-D14 with a future 7970 crossfire .
post #2665 of 7119
i think 2500k is better bang for $
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This lil Z mobo is teasing me.
Been waiting for Bulldozer for some time... Then I saw the ROG Maximus IV Gene-Z.
Now I consider on changing to 2600k and pair it with this mobo.
It would be a nice fit under my NH-D14 with a future 7970 crossfire .
Its awesome, I love it.. Also love my 2600k too , 5Ghz @ 1.38v
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post #2667 of 7119
The 7970 that is on top might get a bit hot... but I like the idea! Maybe you are thinking of H2O cooling the GPUs?

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This lil Z mobo is teasing me.
Been waiting for Bulldozer for some time... Then I saw the ROG Maximus IV Gene-Z.
Now I consider on changing to 2600k and pair it with this mobo.
It would be a nice fit under my NH-D14 with a future 7970 crossfire .
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Edited by Manooloo - 9/11/11 at 1:39pm
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The 7970 that is on top might get a bit hot... but I like the idea! Maybe you are thinking of H2O cooling the GPUs?
In fact I am, just need some $ in my pockets and it will be done.
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... but I would move to a H100/H80 for convience sake if they also had a system for cards ...
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Originally Posted by snakemed View Post
I also wish that Corsair, or another manufacturer, would offer a self-contained cooling sytem that could fit the GPUs like they do the CPUs.
Ummmm you guys mean something like THIS ???




HELL ... if BFG made one ... and they've been out of business for how long ? 2-3 years now ? and that Sapphire model is from 2006, and you guys didn't know about this stuff ???


This set-up from Cool-It systems is TRYING to a 'universal' design that can fit on many different GPU cards.:


And of course, let's not forget too water cool our RAM.
Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 9/11/11 at 9:01pm
   
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