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http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/blocks/vga-blocks/fc-geforce/5x0-gtx-series/ek-fc580-gtx-acetal-en-nickel.html

compatible with

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=56599&vpn=015-P3-1580-AR&manufacture=eVGA&promoid=1067

??


I want to start my own watercooling loops very soon.
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post #2 of 6
Maybe

NCIX lists that card as 015-P3-1580-AR which checking against the compatibility sheet that EK gives it is compatible. However it EK does give this bit of info...

Please double-check your PCB to see whether your GPU has IHS (heatspreader) over the die. This block is only compatible with GF110 GPUs featuring heatspreader.
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What Aqualoon said is correct. That card is a reference design and will work with the block. EVGA did not include the heatspreader on the GPU for some cards however. It seemed to just be random for which ones received the heatspreader. It can be fixed by using a thin piece of metal, though I don't have any idea on the actual specs you would need if you found out that you did not have the heatspreader.
 
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post #4 of 6
They also make a block for reference cards that don't have the heat spreader.
I'd order the video card first so you can check it before ordering the water block.
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Given the EVGA card follows the reference design... I believe it should work. thinking.gif

 

Btw, these EVGA cards with reference cooling design actually are able to contain heat better than other brands with fancy HSF designs during CrossfireX or SLi. specool.gif

 

You can also ask the sales rep or technician there for the answer! wink.gif

 

     
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Thanks guys, I emailed EVGA and I'm hoping for a reply soon.
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