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Cheapest way to watercool GTX 470s in SLI?

post #1 of 6
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I've read quite a few watercooling guides and such but, for some reason, none of it is making sense! What is the absolute cheapest way to adequately watercool these? The temps can even be the same as they are now, just not blowing out as much hot air. Thanks!
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post #2 of 6
The cpu too?

are the graphics cards Reference?

Do you want

full cover
or
vga ownly (cheaper no wcing on memory, ect.)

US UK AU Other?


so far gpus only..

2x FC470 block,
Ek pump and res
360 rad
tube
fittings/clamps
biocide
pt nuke
distilled water
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post #3 of 6
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Yeah, just the GPUs, my CPU and everything else is fine. About how much would that run me? $300?
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post #4 of 6
Why would you water cool the GPU's, but leave the CPU on air? Makes no sense to me. I'd do the entire thing, CPU and both GPU's personally. A CPU block is only going to add maybe another $50-60 or so, ontop of an already $350 water build probably.
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post #5 of 6
mine cost £35 each,but my cards are non ref so they are GPU only blocks.
Well worth the messing around to silence them though
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my two EK full cover blocks in my rig rig loop cost me $110 each. another ~$70 for radiator, and another $100 roughly for pump, res, tubing, and fittings. so probably around $400-450 if you want full cover. knock off about $100 if you're going to go with universal block with mem and vrm heatsinks
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