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Will all 780 ref full cover blocks perform the same?

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Looking to find the best wc'ing block for a 780.
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I have the first ek titan design w/ the small/standard top. Performs really good: idle ~25c, load ~35-40c.


There may be slight variances but you're looking at fractions of a degree. All should perform very close to each other. Pick which ever suits your taste and budget.

Personally, i would have gone w/ the HK ones. HK makes some smexy stuff tongue.gif
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I just dont like how you cant have top mount fittings
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I just dont like how you cant have top mount fittings

Those are the CSQ models. The "clean" models (like the ones I have) have the traditional top and bottom ports.


Edit: for the csq models, there's an adapter called "single bridge" that will convert the csq bottom facing ports to the traditional ones.


go the the first page of the 780 club. I compiled a list for the club of the blocks available.
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Ok cool.
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Titan and 780 use the same PCB so this testing is valid for both.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?285482-Stren-s-Titan-Water-Block-Roundup

The differences in core temp are tiny so with the exception of the Aquacomputer which will require more pump power or loop planning, you may as well just choose which ever you like the look of best it would seem.
Edited by Jakusonfire - 7/3/13 at 6:32am
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Dude thanks man, too bad he doesnt give actual temps but only coolant temps, or any results with an oc.
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Dude thanks man, too bad he doesnt give actual temps but only coolant temps, or any results with an oc.


Doesn't the 780 have a locked voltage? I can't imagine any waterblocks would be superior to other waterblocks when you can't push the voltage up. You'd run into voltmax long before you run into tempmax.
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