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post #1461 of 1879
looks like they're going a'la MVF:

post #1462 of 1879
More like OC Formula. In fact, looks very similar. I hope the fan can be removed or it's very quiet. There is definitely no need for one (maybe when WC, but then there are barbs), and these little guys make a lot of noise.
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post #1463 of 1879
Yes, those little buggers can get uber annoying; rather have them put a larger heatsink.
post #1464 of 1879
At least out a g1/4 thread plug! So no blocks for the sniper 3?
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post #1465 of 1879
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Originally Posted by NinjaSushi2 View Post

At least out a g1/4 thread plug! So no blocks for the sniper 3?


Well, no one did a block for the sniper3. I'm sure it sold more then the block'd UP7 Z77 yet no one stepped up to the sniper3. Lame! I'm glad GB has decided to add this. Looks a lot better then the UD7-X58 tongue.gif

And ports are a great thing to give the end user options for fittings.
post #1466 of 1879
Well, you really don't need a water block for any of these motherboards. Z77 uses so little power that it doesn't matter.
post #1467 of 1879
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Originally Posted by Art Vanelay View Post

Well, you really don't need a water block for any of these motherboards. Z77 uses so little power that it doesn't matter.

I put mb blocks on the gray area, some mb can produce quite a bit of heat. Ram, hdd, psu, etc blocks are more for show.

I've noticed my sniper does get a bit hot under load even though my main components are under water. The way I see it, if its already integrated and you have a wc loop, why not? It won't hurt it wink.gif
post #1468 of 1879
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post

I put mb blocks on the gray area, some mb can produce quite a bit of heat. Ram, hdd, psu, etc blocks are more for show.

I've noticed my sniper does get a bit hot under load even though my main components are under water. The way I see it, if its already integrated and you have a wc loop, why not? It won't hurt it wink.gif
It won't hurt, but there really isn't much of a point to putting custom blocks on. The built in water cooling system is nice if you want a swag water cooling system on a budget, but I don't really see it being necessary.

Speaking of VRM temperatures, does anyone know which temperature sensor monitors the VRMs?
post #1469 of 1879
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It won't hurt, but there really isn't much of a point to putting custom blocks on. The built in water cooling system is nice if you want a swag water cooling system on a budget, but I don't really see it being necessary.

Speaking of VRM temperatures, does anyone know which temperature sensor monitors the VRMs?

It depends on who's point because it does vary wink.gif. Also, some mb can do w/ a block to get rid of the noisy and compromise fan. So, its not to say its a dire necessity but its very appealing to some situations and to some people (whether for pure use or aesthetics).


We have had a bunch of discussion on mb blocks in the wc thread. In the end, its a gray area thing. There's as many pros as cons imho.
Edited by wermad - 5/7/13 at 7:11pm
post #1470 of 1879
So can anyone answer me? Any waterblocks made for this board yet?
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