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I know I've beaten this subject into the ground but I want to be 100% sure that the EK block will fit. I'm currently unemployed so its taken forever to save and I can't afford any mistakes. The block I have is supposed to be a reference design and it doesn't fit that's why I'm concerned. Way back in the first page or two of this post I started asking about block compatibility and never aside from you got confirmation as to what would fit. I'm not trying to be a pain in the butt just don't want to make a mistake. Thanks again for the replies.

Again, I only personally talked to Bryan @ Swiftech, so that's the only interpersonal communication I've had, so also back it up on what everyone else here is saying.

I just looked the card up on Amazon, checked my own images that I took during unboxing, and then compared it to the PCB shot from EK's cooling configurator. The PCB Ref # matches for a 7970 reference card.

Thanks - T
Edited by Thrasher1016 - 4/17/13 at 7:26am
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Again, I only personally talked to Bryan @ Swiftech, so that's the only interpersonal communication I've had, so also back it up on what everyone else here is saying.

I just looked the card up on Amazon, checked my own images that I took during unboxing, and then compared it to the PCB shot from EK's cooling configurator. The PCB Ref # matches for a 7970 reference card.

Thanks - T

I'm going to order the EK block and hope that it works. I hope you didn't think I wasn't trusting your opinion as that's not the case. I truly appreciate the help I've received on the board and thru PM's thumb.gif
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I'm going to order the EK block and hope that it works. I hope you didn't think I wasn't trusting your opinion as that's not the case. I truly appreciate the help I've received on the board and thru PM's thumb.gif

Oh, ain't a thing.
I was worried about my setup too, since I'm ordering what's arguably the most expensive 7970 w-b available, the Komodo.
That's why I contacted Swiftech directly... thumbsupsmiley.png

Thanks - T
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And remember whether high-leakage or low-leakage the more voltage you push through a semiconductor the current will go up four-folds so if you have to require more voltage it will run way way way hotter
- basically high-leakage chips scale very badly but if you have the means to push more voltage without it getting anywhere near warm they overclock very well


So do I want a high ASIC % card or low ASIC % card if I want lowest volt - clock ratios under water.
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Block is ordered and I used code "xtreme" to save 5.1% smile.gif Now I just hope that it matches up with my older style EK (pre crop circles).
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So do I want a high ASIC % card or low ASIC % card if I want lowest volt - clock ratios under water.
Ultimately not so low towards 50%, i think about 60-70%
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Ultimately not so low towards 50%, i think about 60-70%

I have an older 7950 that has a score of 57.9% watercooled and my new card with the higher score overclocks higher and with less voltage on air. This is really confusing, at least to me.
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So do I want a high ASIC % card or low ASIC % card if I want lowest volt - clock ratios under water.

For water, you'll want high ASIC, as you'll be able to cool it properly. With AMD high asic = high leakage.
For air, low to mid asic is better.
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Here is a screenshot of my old card with the highest stable artifact free oc.



Edit these are not the correct clocks. They are 1200/1708 @1.256
Edited by bigmac11 - 4/17/13 at 10:34am
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For water, you'll want high ASIC, as you'll be able to cool it properly. With AMD high asic = high leakage.
For air, low to mid asic is better.

That's the exact opposite of what I'm seeing?? I have 3 GTX 470's and the highest ASIC score one can overclock the highest and runs the coolest. I'm beginning to think that it really doesn't matter.
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