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Petition to bring back the Hydro Copper waterblocks for GTX 680 and 690! VOTE HERE!

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SIGN HERE! ->: http://www.easypolls.net/poll.html?p=50b58dcfe4b0be35bc3c0ab1

Recently EVGA has seized all production for their Hydro Copper series graphics cards and waterblocks. For us watercoolers this is a big deal. Watercooling offers a slew of advantages (For those who don't know):

-Much quieter operation
-Less heat to overclock or in other words make your GPU run faster
-Less volume (Half as thin!)
-Increased component longevity

Plus it just looks badass. So please, please sign by clicking I do. We need everyone to pitch together to start up production again. I know I'm not the only one who wants this fantastic product, for the true enthusiast, to be made once again. Thanks!

SIGN HERE! ->: http://www.easypolls.net/poll.html?p=50b58dcfe4b0be35bc3c0ab1


Here are some images of the cards:



Also on EVGA Forums: http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=1801970
Edited by xNiNELiVES - 11/28/12 at 4:06pm
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What's the advantages of these cards over buying a water block and doing it yourself? Can't say I've ever seen this series before but then again, we never get the good stuff down under mad.gif
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Hm, never got into watercooling much. But I have a question. With Kepler's power consumption and heat so low, is there a need to watercool them if they come with a decent cooler like a Twin Frozr or Gigabytes UBERFAN edition?
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What's the advantages of these cards over buying a water block and doing it yourself? Can't say I've ever seen this series before but then again, we never get the good stuff down under mad.gif

I'm surprised you haven't seen these waterblocks by EVGA. Anyway for GTX 680 Classified users we have no other waterblock to choose from! Please vote thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by coachmark2 View Post

Hm, never got into watercooling much. But I have a question. With Kepler's power consumption and heat so low, is there a need to watercool them if they come with a decent cooler like a Twin Frozr or Gigabytes UBERFAN edition?
It's still pretty high for it to downclock upon hitting 70c
Plus it's quieter biggrin.gif
Edited by xNiNELiVES - 11/27/12 at 7:04pm
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As far as I am concerned, they can keep them away...

They should only bring them back if they can actually make blocks that aren't as restrictive.
 
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As far as I am concerned, they can keep them away...
They should only bring them back if they can actually make blocks that aren't as restrictive.

They were restrictive? I mean I've heard you get some pretty good load temps @ 50c
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They were restrictive? I mean I've heard you get some pretty good load temps @ 50c

I can't speak for the 680 ones but the HC blocks were pretty restrictive in the past and presume they haven't changed.

And load temps will be low with water pretty much regardless. lol.
 
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I can't speak for the 680 ones but the HC blocks were pretty restrictive in the past and presume they haven't changed.
And load temps will be low with water pretty much regardless. lol.

Owners of the 680 classified are screwed as there isn't a waterblock designed for this card.
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Full covered one anyways...
 
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As far as I am concerned, they can keep them away...
They should only bring them back if they can actually make blocks that aren't as restrictive.

They were restrictive? I mean I've heard you get some pretty good load temps @ 50c

50c? My 680 stays in the upper 30s at almost 99 gpu usage clocked to 1276mhz. Imo hydro copper is the best looking/performing block on the market

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