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Poll Results: What do you think of EK's new design

 
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post #171 of 323
At least they could have made inlets and outlets on both sides on their GFX blocks...because I honestly have no idea how to water cool 4 way SLI with openings only one side, at least I hope they'll fix that...
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post #172 of 323
Quote:
Originally Posted by MikhailV View Post

At least they could have made inlets and outlets on both sides on their GFX blocks...because I honestly have no idea how to water cool 4 way SLI with openings only one side, at least I hope they'll fix that...

DCII cards are too wide to have inlet/outlets on both sides of the blocks. This isn't something new.
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post #173 of 323
@lowfat, I am not sure what you mean by that, I mean after you take off the regular heatsink and change brackets to dual slot one, the card itself physically can't be wider than a regular GTX 680 card.
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post #174 of 323
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DCII cards are too wide to have inlet/outlets on both sides of the blocks. This isn't something new.

Its not just the DCII blocks though, even the blocks for the ref cards have only 2 ports on one side.
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post #175 of 323
To me they seem a horrendous economic mat shower .... that this was the source of inspiration?

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post #176 of 323
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Originally Posted by Eyedea View Post

Its not just the DCII blocks though, even the blocks for the ref cards have only 2 ports on one side.
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You are right. I didn't notice till now. I think EK bridges are ugly and clunky. This is another disappointment.
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post #177 of 323
Terrible aesthetic design.
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post #178 of 323
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To me they seem a horrendous economic mat shower .... that this was the source of inspiration?

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post #179 of 323
I saw a couple of the black and white ones mounted on 680's and it looked pretty decent , considering I mean , it could look worse but I still prefer the old style .
    
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post #180 of 323
Wow...... I guess no chance of getting a copper HF supreme w/ green plexi top now. The only options are either go something else, or grab a block and find someone who can mill a chunk of green plexi with the old logo and use the new top as a guide for the internals.
    
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