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post #9321 of 20767
That's what I bought:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=26485

So are you sure sure?
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post #9322 of 20767
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Originally Posted by Gil80 View Post

That's what I bought:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=26485

So are you sure sure?

You have the Windforce version of the Gigabyte card. As long as the gpu block you choose supports that specific card, you're fine. Again, you can use the compatibility checker on EK's site for verification.

EDIT: As of right now, it doesnt look like EK offers a block for the windforce card at least. Could check some other manufacturers such as koolance, swiftech, etc.
Edited by taylorpro - 3/2/14 at 9:53pm
post #9323 of 20767
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Originally Posted by taylorpro View Post

You have the Windforce version of the Gigabyte card. As long as the gpu block you choose supports that specific card, you're fine. Again, you can use the compatibility checker on EK's site for verification

EDIT: As of right now, it doesnt look like EK offers a block for the windforce card at least. Could check some other manufacturers such as koolance, swiftech, etc.

Thanks.

I'll have a look
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post #9324 of 20767
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Thanks.

I'll have a look

No problem.

And FYI I'm pat's friend with the expanded H220 loop. Added an extra 120mm rad and gpu block for my 780. Other than bleeding it being a pain, it seems to be working like a charm.
post #9325 of 20767
My case (Antec P280) can't support an extra 120mm rad although I'd really like to add one if I'll be able to expand the H220.
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My case (Antec P280) can't support an extra 120mm rad although I'd really like to add one if I'll be able to expand the H220.

Start thinking outside of the box! It's not about where one can natively fit, but where one can be MADE to fit! Good luck man
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Cheers, I'll try that... though I'm Uber Noob in water cooling smile.gif
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Cheers, I'll try that... though I'm Uber Noob in water cooling smile.gif

usually the gigabyte windforce cards are non reference pcbs

my 7970 windforce certainly is so i cant use a full cover water block only a gpu block and heatsinks for the rest

looking here may help

http://coolingconfigurator.com/step1

and of course on swiftech site

http://www.swiftech.com/
post #9329 of 20767
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That's what I bought:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=26485


Ok.

If yourcells Windforce card has GV-R929OC-4GD REV:1.0 PCB (look the code from PCB near PCI-e X16 connector fan side) as shown at EK cooling configurator:

http://coolingconfigurator.com/step1 *Brand:AMD -> GPU SERIES:RADEON R9 290 -> MANUFACTURER:GIGABYTE -> VIDEOCARD:GIGABYTE R9 290 WINDFORCE 3X OC 4GB GDDR5 (GV-R929OC-4GD REV:1.0)*

Then it's compatible as "reference" card for some R9 290 waterblocks.

For example (we checked this one for youcells visually comparing it's layout to AMD reference model PCB) http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=207_160_878_880_1505&products_id=25733

This is a good waterblock and if youcells manage to get the backplate:

http://shop.aquacomputer.de/product_info.php?products_id=3150 

for it, then it's excellent! :thumbsups

Please ask for it from PC CASE GEAR, since they don't have it on their list, but they will probably order one for you still?

But if it has some other revision, then it might(not necessarily) have some incompatibility even with that Aquacomputer waterblock?

:helpingha 

post #9330 of 20767
Thanks all for the help.

I got the idea. I'll email the store just to be safe and I'll start the modding.

How does the back plate help with cooling the card? Is it a significant improvement?
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