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what are you guys on waterblocks vrm temps looking like? Mine are good afaik, the only thing that concerns me is one is 20c higher than the other?? I am pretty sure my block is making good contact w/ the thermal pads on top of both sets of vrms.


VRM 1 during bf4 is 53C
VRM2 during bf4 is 35c

core maxes @ like 45
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You're golden, those temps are fine, don't worry about the variation, they're on opposite sides of the PCB lol.
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You're golden, those temps are fine, don't worry about the variation, they're on opposite sides of the PCB lol.

yea that's what I was thinking. I remember seeing from the side of the card after I put the waterblock on both are def making good contact.

A little googling shows they run at dif temps.
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what are you guys on waterblocks vrm temps looking like? Mine are good afaik, the only thing that concerns me is one is 20c higher than the other?? I am pretty sure my block is making good contact w/ the thermal pads on top of both sets of vrms.


VRM 1 during bf4 is 53C
VRM2 during bf4 is 35c

core maxes @ like 45



Full load my VRM temps are 54 for Vrm1 and around 36 for Vrm2. I have a koolance water block. What block do you have
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core is about the same as you max is 45 with an OC of 1150 core and 1500 for mem
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Full load my VRM temps are 54 for Vrm1 and around 36 for Vrm2. I have a koolance water block. What block do you have

EK nickel/acetal. Okay our temps are exactly the same on both VRM's and core thumb.gif

Seems like I did my first waterblock install correctly then. Not like it was hard.
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Cant see why anyone would want to go with a aftermarket cooler on 290's, when you can put it under water with a g10 for $80 or less. Which will give you much better temps and cooler VRM's compared to gelid or accelero air.
Kraken G10? That was released a good month and a half or so after the 290X.

If i were to get a reference now, Kraken or that other users bracket would be my choice.
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Kraken G10? That was released a good month and a half or so after the 290X.

If i were to get a reference now, Kraken or that other users bracket would be my choice.

Well I mean now, not before. What other user brackets are compatible with 290's?
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Will if this works anywhere near nzxt g10, you won't need heatsinks on VRM's.
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