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I meant someplace with them in stock
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This guy in the FS/T section has one for sale.
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post #13 of 22
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I am leaning towards XSPC but they are hard to find. If anyone knows where I can get them at their usual price, please, let me know

As for the EK, I may go that route since they seem to be available. With the bridge, do you mean get the 3-slot DUAL bridge, or the Triple bridge with the blank slot? I noticed they are not the same distances between the holes.
Either block works great. I have 3 ek and 1 razor. The razor is cool because it's very thin, lightweight so it puts less stress on the card, warping/weight issue wise. EK blocks are massive hunks of copper, lol. Also, be wary of ek nickel plating, as there are a few instances of nickel deterioration.
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Either block works great. I have 3 ek and 1 razor. The razor is cool because it's very thin, lightweight so it puts less stress on the card, warping/weight issue wise. EK blocks are massive hunks of copper, lol. Also, be wary of ek nickel plating, as there are a few instances of nickel deterioration.
I'm glad to hear that the XSPC block is lighter than the EK blocks. I got my XSPC block and thought it was insanely thick and heavy... I can't imagine a thicker block. If I make some more $$$ soon, I may pick up another 6950 and your XSPC block if it's still available then. Gotta have crossfire for my 1080p eyefinity....
post #15 of 22
Dooeeet, 6950 in cfx rock. Then get 2 sets of sli connectors and run em in parallel. You don't need to waste money on ek bling, ie. ek bridges.
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I'm glad to hear that the XSPC block is lighter than the EK blocks. I got my XSPC block and thought it was insanely thick and heavy... I can't imagine a thicker block. If I make some more $$$ soon, I may pick up another 6950 and your XSPC block if it's still available then. Gotta have crossfire for my 1080p eyefinity....
I would. I have been very happy with my CFX 6950s in eyefinity. I play a lot of BFBC2 and love the extra res. I hate the noise those 2 cards make though to keep them cool at that res. Can't wait to put them on water.
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So sad, I sold one of my 6950's to fund my water setup
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http://www.aquatuning.us/product_inf...azor-6970.html

It is more expensive for some reason, but looks like in stock. Also, looks like svc.com has it in stock as well.
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Read this review, it drove me to buying the RAZORs, And it cooled the VRMs on my 6950's just fine even with the 6970 unlock.

http://www.overclock.net/amd-ati/962...w-b-vs-ek.html
I would not reference any review that does not analyze the VRM cooling performance of full-coverage blocks. If you're after good GPU temps and don't care about VRM cooling, get a universal block and some microsinks.

That said, Koolance, EK, and Aquacomputer have, for a while now, held top figures in cooling performance on ATI/AMD cards, over all parts of the card, and EK combines that with great flowrates. Danger Den and XSPC deliver EK-ish GPU cooling performance and flowrates, but at the cost of VRM/VRAM cooling performance due to their design.
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Dooeeet, 6950 in cfx rock. Then get 2 sets of sli connectors and run em in parallel. You don't need to waste money on ek bling, ie. ek bridges.
+1 to getting normal SLI connectors (I'm using the DD/TFC ones). BC2 is sweet at max settings and eyefinity.
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