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That's how all reference 680s are.
This is a reference board with a pre fitted waterblock.
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i believe one said that they're like that to create more room on the board.... and that it does look good in some configurations.
i just got my evga 680 in stock today, i think i'll be returning it for this baby.. i don't need the 4gb as i'm only running 1080.

The reference design has solder points to allow side by side power connections, whether it's 6+6 or 6+8. I figured eVGA would do that and lop off the top DVI so it could be a single-slot card. Why they didn't is beyond me.
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post #12 of 93
Bahaha that is a 200 dollar mark up for a mild OC and a swifttech wb. You can buy a freaking EK waterblock and a semi overclock reference card for less.
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post #13 of 93
This looks nice but i wonder how it would compare to a koolance or ek w.b.?
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This looks nice but i wonder how it would compare to a koolance or ek w.b.?

If it continues in the tradition of swiftech, it will have great temps while sacrificing a lot of flow and cost a lot of clams.
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post #15 of 93

You can buy these waterblocks right now.

Direct from EVGA. http://www.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=400-CU-G680-B1&family=Accessories - Hardware&sw=4

I just bought a pair for my GTX680's plus a pair of backplates that do NOT come with the blocks. But they're still recommended by EVGA.

If you want to see some fugly waterblocks then take a look at EK's. They truly suck.

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post #16 of 93
I was gonna wait for koolance but may pull the trigger on this w.b. and backplate. How fast/good is evga's shipping??
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$700 is too rich for my blood...
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Do want. 700 USD do not want to pay doh.gif
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$700 is too rich for my blood...
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Do want. 700 USD do not want to pay doh.gif

Yes and yes!
post #20 of 93
Ouch, $700 for a reference board with a swiftech water block. I wonder what the 4GB classified Hydro-Coppers will be. Around $800?
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