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I have a ASUS Crosshair V Formula waiting for me at home and i cant seem to decide what would be the best Water blocks for this board.

I would like to avoid EK if all possible because of the Flaking issue i read so much about.

All of my other blocks are HF blocks for cpu and gpu. I searched high and low for reviews /benchmarks for MB water blocks and could not find any. I am looking for the highest flowing blocks that exist. Not too worried about looks.

I will be using the MPC655 pumps.

Thanks
post #2 of 11
Hi.

Apart of a sexy lucking of the mobo and rig, you won't get performance increase using WB on your mobo. If you still want it, I'd go with EK (even with the problems) acetal, plexi or nickel.
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Looks like Heatkiller has a "block" for it, but it's pretty expensive and requires 6 fittings!

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=32463
 
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Wow dude how often you gone to post and ask the same thing?
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...hair-v-mb.html
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post #5 of 11
Copper does not flake.
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post #6 of 11
motherboard blocks are almost always very restrictive. There are very few reviews of blocks so pretty much it will be luck of the draw. If you don't want it to impact your current loop performance you'll either need a 2nd/3rd pump or put the block on it's own loop.
     
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post #7 of 11
They are not that restrictive at all.
It is usually only a channel milled in.
There are no micro jet fins as they are being used on gpu and cpu blocks.
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post #8 of 11
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Los Hog View Post
Wow dude how often you gone to post and ask the same thing?
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...hair-v-mb.html
I do it because people stop responding for some reason.
post #9 of 11
Thread Starter 
Does anyone know if in the next couple of months they are comming out with any awesome Asus Crosshair V Formula Mother board Blocks? or a full Kit for this MB?

If so i will just wait.
post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by jblanc03 View Post
Does anyone know if in the next couple of months they are comming out with any awesome Asus Crosshair V Formula Mother board Blocks? or a full Kit for this MB?

If so i will just wait.
That's impossible to know, the manufacturers build the blocks depending of the market and with the FX performance many people go with SB and not with BD.
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