Originally Posted by ivanlabrie
Yep, the difference will be less if you delid the cpu and apply liquid metal tim on between the die and the ihs. I'd do that if possible, it's pretty easy.
Check the delidded club thread here for more info.
And thanks for linking those parts man, appreciate your work and the experience shared.
I'm too ***** for that haha
Originally Posted by NightSidew1nd3r
you seem to be having trouble working out if your graphics card is reference. i always use www.coolingconfigurator.com
and it list nearly all graphics cards and tell you whether it is reference or not
Yea I actually checked that last night.
According to it, http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist?gpu_gpus=652#DB_inline?height=260&width=530&inline_id=comp_table
my pcb is suppose to look like this
But mine looks like this...
even then, the block doesn't seem like it would fit now.
So now I have no idea what I'm suppose to do...
Either way the waterblock i received wasn't correct.
But my XFX 7870 pcb is not what it's suppose to look like...
I've been wanting to do glamour shots of the rig, but been so swamped with work and assignments ):Edited by SprayingVomit - 3/14/13 at 7:37am