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Since sometime in my life I wanna go water cooling, and I wanna do it for gpu cause it takes so much less space, do they my single pci slots I can put on the card? YOu know take the double cover to one? Didn't know if anyone makes such things.
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Since sometime in my life I wanna go water cooling, and I wanna do it for gpu cause it takes so much less space, do they my single pci slots I can put on the card? YOu know take the double cover to one? Didn't know if anyone makes such things.
i am assuming you meen the back plate. i have seen them before but if i were you, i would just dremmel the thing off.
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Is this the kind of thing you mean when you say 1 pci slot...

http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...s%20Family&sw=
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Yeah since water cooling GPUs really don't take 2 slots anymore. Be nice to get one back haah
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I'll be looking into something like this for my next upgrade (AMD 7xxx series)
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Is this the kind of thing you mean when you say 1 pci slot...

http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...s%20Family&sw=
wow, it already comes with a full coverage waterblock?? awesome
are they planning on doing this form now-on?
like, having a waterblock option when you buy the GPU?
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wow, it already comes with a full coverage waterblock?? awesome
are they planning on doing this form now-on?
like, having a waterblock option when you buy the GPU?
EVGA is the only one I have seen doing it currently. They also have a stock waterblock on their 590 card. It still only takes up 1 pci in thickness but 2 slots at the back of the case due to the 3 DVI connectors.
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if you have a non ref card,you might find your gpu only block takes up more than one slot
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Yes, you can get single slot brackets for most dual slot cards. I prefer the dual slot brackets whenever possible though, it makes for a much more secure mount.
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Yes, you can get single slot brackets for most dual slot cards. I prefer the dual slot brackets whenever possible though, it makes for a much more secure mount.
yea i definately agree with ya on that. Specially if you're gunna throw heavy waterblocks on one.
Edited by Hazzeedayz - 8/9/11 at 6:54am
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