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Woot just placed an order for the toxic 6950 off new egg I'll be joining the club as soon as it shows up.

I will be using the back plate because the PCB his icky looking and my rig is black n blue all the way I know i'm being a girl about it but ohh well lol.
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So are the 6950's going to be all gone here soon? Because I am planning on buying one around Christmas and then another about a month after that for crossfire.
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So are the 6950's going to be all gone here soon? Because I am planning on buying one around Christmas and then another about a month after that for crossfire.
Not for a while. I plan to get another Toxic 6950 ASAP...in like a week or two. If memory serves me correct in December the 7000 cards will be avalible but only as an OEM part in prebuilt PC's, some time in Q1 of 2012 they will be availible for the rest of us as a stand alone card.
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Not for a while. I plan to get another Toxic 6950 ASAP...in like a week or two. If memory serves me correct in December the 7000 cards will be avalible but only as an OEM part in prebuilt PC's, some time in Q1 of 2012 they will be availible for the rest of us as a stand alone card.
The high end cards won't be available for a while after that though from what I have been reading. I have had my 6950s since january and they haven't let me down yet.
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What's wrong with Nickel ? I'm not a W/C'ing guy, but still curious ? does it introduce possible galvanic corrosion into the W/C loop or something ?


Also DangerDen has one then ... http://www.dangerden.com/store/dd-69...k-v2.html#tabs

And it looks like SwiftTech's KOMODO-HD6900-2 will also work w/ the Ver2 plate ... http://www.swiftech.com/KOMODO-HD6900.aspx#tab4
You've never seen the EK nickel fail threads??

The best block for v2 cards is the Aqua btw.
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You've never seen the EK nickel fail threads??
The best block for v2 cards is the Aqua btw.
No I haven't ... like I said, I'm NOT a W/C'ing guy ... but as the guy behind the TOXIC Owners Club, I want to make sure I give the other owners the most complete and factual information I can, so I'm trying to learn ... and you seem pretty up to date and knowledgable about WC'ing and 6950's so do you have a LINK for the Aqua Cover ? I did a simple search on their site but didn't find much for AMD GPU's at all ? Is it a FULL Cover Plate or just a Universal GPU Block cover ? Thanks tsm106
   
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No I haven't ... like I said, I'm NOT a W/C'ing guy ... but as the guy behind the TOXIC Owners Club, I want to make sure I give the other owners the most complete and factual information I can, so I'm trying to learn ... and you seem pretty up to date and knowledgable about WC'ing and 6950's so do you have a LINK for the Aqua Cover ? I did a simple search on their site but didn't find much for AMD GPU's at all ? Is it a FULL Cover Plate or just a Universal GPU Block cover ? Thanks tsm106
Yea, I'm slightly worried about using anything EK in my upcoming loop. I can understand the issue's they had, but how they are choosing to deal with it is what bothers me.
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No I haven't ... like I said, I'm NOT a W/C'ing guy ... but as the guy behind the TOXIC Owners Club, I want to make sure I give the other owners the most complete and factual information I can, so I'm trying to learn ... and you seem pretty up to date and knowledgable about WC'ing and 6950's so do you have a LINK for the Aqua Cover ? I did a simple search on their site but didn't find much for AMD GPU's at all ? Is it a FULL Cover Plate or just a Universal GPU Block cover ? Thanks tsm106
Here's the Aqua aquagrATIx 6970 Type 2. Aqua have the best temps with decent flow.

Ek has obvious issues with their nickel, however the block itself is very good. The problem is that their V2 is only made in nickel plated, which brings us back to point one that they have issues with their plating...

Danger Den blocks are horrific looking and poor performers, though they have high flow rates. But again, they are so ugly they make babies cry.

Swiftech fullcovers... are ok, not much to write about since they don't excel at anything.
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Here's the Aqua aquagrATIx 6970 Type 2. Aqua have the best temps with decent flow.

Ek has obvious issues with their nickel, however the block itself is very good. The problem is that their V2 is only made in nickel plated, which brings us back to point one that they have issues with their plating...

Danger Den blocks are horrific looking and poor performers, though they have high flow rates. But again, they are so ugly they make babies cry.

Swiftech fullcovers... are ok, not much to write about since they don't excel at anything
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