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Does anyone know if this is a reference design? I'm interested in putting it under water.
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http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Powercolor/HD_6970_PCS_Plus/3.html

http://www.swiftech.com/images/Product_pages/Komodo-HD-6900/HD-6970-PCB-REVISIONS.jpg

It looks like the "new" reference design, minus one power phase/choke but that shouldn't effect how the waterblock fits.
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Hm, so I need to search for a block that includes "New" reference?
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Originally Posted by Dasweb;15336633 
Hm, so I need to search for a block that includes "New" reference?

Komodo HD6900 (compatible with AMD's initial PCB release)
Komodo HD6900-2 (compatible with AMD's new PCB release)

This is just the Swiftech block, if you go with something else make sure it's compatible.
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Originally Posted by Dasweb;15336633 
Hm, so I need to search for a block that includes "New" reference?

Not sure why you want to buy a more expensive PCS+ AX6970 with custom cooler to replace it with a waterblock $100 which might not available/compatible.

Get a reference 6970 if you plan to watercool, there are plenty fullcover blocks to choose from.
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Originally Posted by Ken1649;15337802 
Not sure why you want to buy a more expensive PCS+ AX6970 with custom cooler to replace it with a waterblock $100 which might not available/compatible.

Get a reference 6970 if you plan to watercool, there are plenty fullcover blocks to choose from.

Mostly because I didn't think ahead (I already have one). I wasn't planning on adding my crossfire to my loop, but the WC bug has bitten me wink.gif.
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how did you go dasweb
did you get it water cooled.
I am also lookin at the full cover water blocks for my vtx 6970 x edition.
The ek full cover block v2 says non refrence but when i go to the cooling configurator and select my card it says no compatibility. very confused. I dont want to waste $200+ if its not goin to fit.
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Originally Posted by off chops;15431460 
how did you go dasweb
did you get it water cooled.
I am also lookin at the full cover water blocks for my vtx 6970 x edition.
The ek full cover block v2 says non refrence but when i go to the cooling configurator and select my card it says no compatibility. very confused. I dont want to waste $200+ if its not goin to fit.

He RMA'd the card. The voltage set by that card is 1.4v eek.gif

For VTX 6970 it is available from EK, you are in luck and it doesn't cost $200.
235646d1319452743-vtx-6970-x-edition-watercooling-capturesadadadsa.jpg
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Originally Posted by Levesque;15223648 
Hey guys. Look at my ghetto-rigged MSI Lightning lol! I have 3 like this now. No full-cover waterblock for those card on the market? No problems! smile.gif

6222725875_46e8b8e2cd_b.jpg

GPU cores always under 35 celsius, even on Furmark, and VRMS under 40-42 celsius. Thosde little RAM heatsinks are really working! smile.gif

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Originally Posted by Dasweb;15339412 
Mostly because I didn't think ahead (I already have one). I wasn't planning on adding my crossfire to my loop, but the WC bug has bitten me wink.gif.

Ek, DD, Swifty, Aqua make version 2 blocks. You should know that the first version 2 block was actually made for your specific card lol. The PC 6970 v2 was the first bastard card, heh jk.
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