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The only decent ones I can find are made for the DC2 or over $150, or that stupid acryllic EK block with the circles all over it. Does anyone know where blocks are in stock!?
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post #2 of 15
This block maybe around $150 but it's the best you can buy/most aesthetic (it comes with a back plate as well).

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Isn't the Komodo worse than a reference air cooler though o.0?

I was looking at this one:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16430/ex-blc-1166/Heatkiller_GPU-X_79X0_Radeon_HD_7970_Reference_Design_Full_Coverage_Water_Block_-_Nickel_Black_15021.html?tl=g30c309s1590#blank

But the nickel concerns me. Is nickel still bad and corrosive or have they worked out the issues?
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post #4 of 15
Get the xspc waterblock it's sexy as hell!!
post #5 of 15
Which card exactly do you have? You mentioned DC2.... is that what you have or do you have a reference? There are different cards for each. I have a DC2 and there are only a few cards on the market for them.

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Get the xspc waterblock it's sexy as hell!!

Although I love the look of the XSPC card... the one made for the DC2 is garbage. It does NOT cool the VRM directly and the performance is POOR. And EK does not make clear blocks for the DC2 either as that is what I really wanted. But instead, I'll go with their only available card...

EK DC2 Acetal block
    
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Which card exactly do you have? You mentioned DC2.... is that what you have or do you have a reference? There are different cards for each. I have a DC2 and there are only a few cards on the market for them.

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Get the xspc waterblock it's sexy as hell!!

Although I love the look of the XSPC card... the one made for the DC2 is garbage. It does NOT cool the VRM directly and the performance is POOR. And EK does not make clear blocks for the DC2 either as that is what I really wanted. But instead, I'll go with their only available card...

EK DC2 Acetal block

Please show me this XSPC DCII block. Seeing as XSPC dont make one for that card,it will be difficult.
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post #7 of 15
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Originally Posted by B NEGATIVE View Post

Please show me this XSPC DCII block. Seeing as XSPC dont make one for that card,it will be difficult.


http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/gpu-waterblocks/razor-7970-new-style/

or

http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/gpu-waterblocks/razor-7970/


offtopic: love your rig. 11/10

edit: only quoted you to comment on your rig not to answer your question
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http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/gpu-waterblocks/razor-7970-new-style/

or

http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/gpu-waterblocks/razor-7970/


offtopic: love your rig. 11/10

edit: only quoted you to comment on your rig not to answer your question

don't get fooled. those are not FULL waterblocks.
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Quote:
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Originally Posted by B NEGATIVE View Post

Please show me this XSPC DCII block. Seeing as XSPC dont make one for that card,it will be difficult.


http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/gpu-waterblocks/razor-7970-new-style/

or

http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/gpu-waterblocks/razor-7970/


offtopic: love your rig. 11/10

edit: only quoted you to comment on your rig not to answer your question

Thanks man.
Those are ref blocks,not DCII variants,the DCII is a non ref card.
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post #10 of 15
The best blocks for ref 7970 is EK,Komodo,heatkiller,Koolance,aquacomputer

I prefer ek for the flow





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