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So does anyone know if this card uses the stock PCB.
I am trying to find a high end GPU to put a water-block on but I have to get an nVidia GPU because the place wher I am getting waterblocks only sells nvidia ones and the stock GTX 680's ony have 3GB of VRAM which I fear may not be enough for 1600p gaming. frown.gif
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EK is releasing a waterblock for the EVGA GTX 680 FTW+ 4GB Edition.
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Originally Posted by Hellish View Post

EK is releasing a waterblock for the EVGA GTX 680 FTW+ 4GB Edition.
Yeah but water blocks are in limited supply in my country so I would but if I cannot get it here may as well go AMD.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hellish View Post

EK is releasing a waterblock for the EVGA GTX 680 FTW+ 4GB Edition.

Not finding anything on their website to that effect.
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Not finding anything on their website to that effect.

Not looking hard enough, it is right on the home page or you could have clicked on news doh.gif

http://www.ekwb.com/news/265/19/EVGA-680-FTW-also-to-get-a-FC-water-block/



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I thought the 680s got bottlenecked by the 256bit bus at higher resolutions regardless of the vram.
Edited by Fr33kill - 9/23/12 at 9:23am
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For 1600p gaming HD 7970 is faster. get a HD 7970 and voltage overclock with water cooling.

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=VGASAP7972&name=Sapphire-HD7970-3G-OC-Version-PCI-E-3.0-Video-card

the Sapphire HD 7970 OC uses a reference HD 7970 PCB.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1196856/official-amd-radeon-hd-7950-7970-owners-thread/12540#post_17567847

the stock Dual X cooler is a very good cooler. it can easily handle 1200 Mhz overclock speeds.
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