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I just got my new eVGA 7950 GX2 today from newegg. I see Danger Den finally got the water block ready for the GX2. I found this site that gives a review on this block that shows HUGE gains in cooling for the 7950GX2. I placed my order already, but it is on back order. So I will use the card on air and see how far I can push it with temps and bench marks. Then I will upgrade to the new block with new temps and benches and keep you updated. Reading this reviews shows a drop in temps of 50% not to mention a increase on the OC and giving a 1500pts increase in 3dmark06.

REVIEW LINK HERE:
http://www.kobaltcomputers.co.uk/aca...enpreview.html

    
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I'm stunned..........temps as shown dropped to nearly half the air-cooled temps.
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Yes liquid cooling kicks ass and so does my pc.. I mean my rig is worth a penny or two so watercooling is the most reliable thing i have
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Knowing what I know now about the limitations of SLI and the speeds of the 965 based mobos ve NV4...I would have gone your route. One Gx2, water cooled and OC'd with a P5B deluxe. That would have been HELLA cheaper! And the CPU overclocking would have been MUCH faster.
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