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post #1 of 14
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Hi guys, I am contemplating to buy either one of these waterblocks for my upcoming GTX 580. Which one do you think offers the best temp?

- Koolance VID-NX580
- EK-FC580 GTX+
- Aquacomputer Aquagrafx GTX 580

Thanks
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post #2 of 14
Koolance and EK are pretty much tied. I have the EK btw
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Thanks jamborhgini. What's your temp like with EK block when the GPUs are on load? Did you have a chance to test your temp with Furmark?
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post #4 of 14
even the EKgtx480 block works on the gtx580!
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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by amang View Post
Thanks jamborhgini. What's your temp like with EK block when the GPUs are on load? Did you have a chance to test your temp with Furmark?
It stays 50c @ 1ghz 1.163v. And in Metro it gets to 60c. Thats with a rasa kit with an RS360 Rad. It's also cooling a 4.2ghz i7 920 so if I had a thicker rad, I'd probably get temps in the 40's.
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I have the EK-FC580 GTX+ with a CPU OC'd at 4ghz and a 580 and the 580 gets 45c @ 950/1900/2100 with 1.138 V on load. I am using an RX 360 rad with stock fans.
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post #7 of 14
I vote AquagraFX
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post #8 of 14
I'm running 2 with Koolance blocks on the 580s in my other machine, both to a 3x140 rad and temps stay 37-40*C folding 24x7.

Same blocks for the (2) 570s in this machine, folding for 6 days now and peaked at 41*C.
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by mike597 View Post
I'm running 2 with Koolance blocks on the 580s in my other machine, both to a 3x140 rad and temps stay 37-40*C folding 24x7.

Same blocks for the (2) 570s in this machine, folding for 6 days now and peaked at 41*C.
hey what pump are you using to power all that?

and are you folding for the chimp challenge?
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by WCGuru View Post
Koolance block definately, least restrictive block of the lot!
On what official review/comparison is this conclusion based?
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