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Has anyone gotten their hands on the new raystorm gpu block yet? I've been trying to search, but all I've found so far are sites selling it or people talking about the cpu block.
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its cool its glowy but i don't like it i need tighter holds
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Bumping. I've noticed that a lot of sites have them in stock now but I still haven't seen any reviews that compare it to the existing gpu core only blocks.
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Bump looking to buy this, anyone found anything?
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its cool its glowy but i don't like it i need tighter holds
What do you mean by tighter holds..
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I contacted XSPC and they said it wasn't compatible with any of the 7xxx graphics cards, thats a major let-down for me frown.gif
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I contacted XSPC and they said it wasn't compatible with any of the 7xxx graphics cards, thats a major let-down for me frown.gif

Somehow that doesn't sound right. My guess is that they haven't actually tested it with any 7xxx cards. As far as I know the screw hole positions haven't changed at all for the last several generations of cards so it should work just fine.
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Somehow that doesn't sound right. My guess is that they haven't actually tested it with any 7xxx cards. As far as I know the screw hole positions haven't changed at all for the last several generations of cards so it should work just fine.

EK ones arent compatible either without using this:

http://www.gammods.com.au/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=5888

I sent XSPC another e-mail asking if the raystorm is compatible if I used that.
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http://martinsliquidlab.org/2011/09/26/i7-2600k-cpu-xspc-raystorm/

sorry, I missed the GPU question but not sure how to delete this;

I have used universals GPU's by Swiftech. There is an old Universal review at Skinnee Labs. They all work well. The problem is they all need to have the heatsinks on the VRM and RAM not cooled by the GPU cooler. And that is why I went back to a full-cover block. Either way. Good luck. smile.gif
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http://martinsliquidlab.org/2011/09/26/i7-2600k-cpu-xspc-raystorm/
good luck. smile.gif

Thanks, but I'm looking for reviews of the GPU (video card) block that just came out, not the CPU block that has been out for months.
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Ordered one last night, I'll let you know how it is once I get it.
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