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Correct water block for GTX 680?

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Hi I recently purchased an EVGA 680 4gb upgrading from my GTX 470. I was curious as to what water block to get? Are there different blocks for the 2gb and the 4gb? Also what are your thoughts on Aquacomputer?
post #2 of 9
If your card is the standard 680 (not a classified or FTW model) then it uses the standard 680 PCB

http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist

Any 680 water block will fit that card.

Aquacomputer make some very nice, high quality parts. The only thing to know is that in general their water blocks are more restrictive than other brands. That is not a problem, it just requires some planning to incorporate into a loop with other parts to ensure a decent flow rate.
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How could I tell if its a FTW or classified model?
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How could I tell if its a FTW or classified model?

what does it say on the box?

jk, check the part number on the sticker on the back
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04G-P4-2686-KR. I think its a non FTW and non classified model. But I'd like to just be sure.
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If you got the EVGA GTX 680 4GB w/ Backplate and free Metro: Last Light download, then this is the reference design card. thumb.gif Nice purchase! I plan on upgrading to this card as well. Just gotta find a way to sell my GTX 580 SC+ with EK waterblock first.
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That would be it!
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looks like any of the normal 680 waterblocks will fit that one just fine
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Great thanks for the help!
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