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EK FC7970 has coolant flow thru VRM

 

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HK GPU-X³ 79X0 is passive but it doesn't really matter. Difference would be 1 - 3 °C at best.

 

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EK FC7970 has coolant flow thru VRM
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HK GPU-X³ 79X0 is passive but it doesn't really matter. Difference would be 1 - 3 °C at best.
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Its not Passive. Cant you see the small part at the back?
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Its not Passive. Cant you see the small part at the back?
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All of them are passive VRM cooling though. It's just how well the passive design gets put into it really. The HK, the entire block is a passive heatsink for the VRM's it looks like. With the XSPC, its just a small aluminum chunk that's seperate from the actual block.

Zealot is right. Look at the o-rings and follow them. The ek design now that I look at it looks to flow a whole helluva lot more than the others with those wide channels.


Btw Pio, jab-tech has one 7970 acetal block in stock.
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If you mean the path pointed by arrow, don't think there's path for the coolant to flow thru as it is a one piece block. To have a path flow, it has to be two piece.

 

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If you mean the path pointed by arrow, don't think there's path for the coolant to flow thru as it is a one piece block. To have a path flow, it has to be two piece.

 

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Top side is raised, the channel is prolly in there.

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That could be it. My 3 dimension vision don't work lol

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I'm so confused..... -_-

$115 or less block, NOT at FrozenCPU. Sidewinder preferred, but jab-tech is fine I suppose, I forgot about them.

The problem with a $115 block though, is I'll have to knock down to the HK CPU block instead of the Raystorm. frown.gif I'll have to compensate cost differences somewhere, because I can't break over $300 with this.
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I'm so confused..... -_-
$115 or less block, NOT at FrozenCPU. Sidewinder preferred, but jab-tech is fine I suppose, I forgot about them.
The problem with a $115 block though, is I'll have to knock down to the HK CPU block instead of the Raystorm. frown.gif I'll have to compensate cost differences somewhere, because I can't break over $300 with this.

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That could be it. My 3 dimension vision don't work lol


You should see the terribad aqua design. Remember they made that thread, worlds first 7970 block, and it didn't even actively cool the vrms lol. Anyways they slapped on a bridge channel just like heatkiller. Looks like arse.
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I'm so confused..... -_-
$115 or less block, NOT at FrozenCPU. Sidewinder preferred, but jab-tech is fine I suppose, I forgot about them.
The problem with a $115 block though, is I'll have to knock down to the HK CPU block instead of the Raystorm. frown.gif I'll have to compensate cost differences somewhere, because I can't break over $300 with this.

Raystorm is nothing special really. Get HK CPU and HK Block. The other thing is that you keep CPU block for longer so a better one is more future proof.
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