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Apparently you need a copper plate to fit any EK blocks, and I just contacted XSPC and they say their raystorm is incompatible too frown.gif

Anyone know of any universal waterblocks that fit with a 7970?

EDIT: SHould have made this clearer, i mean blocks without using a copper plate.... http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/ek-vga-supreme-hf-hd7970-cu-adapter.html
I dont want a full cover, too expensive and cant keep it long. Using this card.

http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist?gpu_gpus=658
Edited by Klinkey - 5/2/12 at 8:05am
post #2 of 15
Here's one from Alphacool: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/15146/ex-blc-1070/Alphacool_HF_14_ATI_nVidia_Smart_Motion_Universal_VGA_Block_-_Copper_Edition.html?tl=g30c87s143

Why not just get a full coverage block?
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You also can find here some full cover of universal options: http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/step1
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After owning 2 full covers, I suggest getting a full cover. They look awesome compared to universal due to the ugly little heatsinks youd need to have.
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Nahh I'd rather get universal over full cover, I just need one that will work with this:

http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist?gpu_gpus=658
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Originally Posted by Klinkey View Post

Nahh I'd rather get universal over full cover, I just need one that will work with this:
http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist?gpu_gpus=658

In that page you get the two options, full and universal cover. I agree with i7Stealth1366, the full cover gives you a lot of better options and looks much better inside your case.
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post #7 of 15
EK makes a universal block for it.
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Originally Posted by PeteJM View Post

EK makes a universal block for it.

Yes but you need to use a copper adapter...
http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/upload/pictures/EK-VGA-7970-Cu-Adapter.jpg

EDIT: If I did use the copper adapter, do you think I would be able to us the Raystorm?

http://www.gammods.com.au/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=5888
Edited by Klinkey - 5/2/12 at 7:36am
post #9 of 15
100dollars for a block that u dont need as a new gpu gets out? Hell no
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100dollars for a block that u dont need as a new gpu gets out? Hell no

You don't exactly need to purchase a new card every time a new one comes out. Between nVidia and ATi, there's like a new one every 4 weeks. Besides, a 7970 is going to last him a good while.
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