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I found that it is compatible even for 290X:

AMD Radeon R9 290X Compatible PSUs

And more details for Seasonic S12II-620 80 Bronze 620W.

So +12V Output is 48A.
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[EDIT] Found it. The Kryographics stock thermal pad is 0.5mm thick.
Kryographics waterblock is very good in cooling VRM1 compared to other blocks in the market. The stock thermal pad should be more than enough but you can always use better thermal pad if you want. @Raephen use Phobya 7w/mk & it worked well for him.
(Source)

Thanks, I'm going to add that pad thickness to my VRM thermal pad write up.

Impressive cooling for Aquacomputer even with their passive, and more so with active, backplate.

Regarding the graph form ExtremeRigs.net. Before I upgraded thermal pads, I was right on with their results from the EK + Backplate, in the 40C delta area. After the upgrade I'm right down there with the Aquacomputer at 25C delta.

Curious as to what pads the Aquacomputer includes with their blocks? thinking.gif
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Yeah 4670k at 4.2 currently. I duno maybe its drivers or something else? I just checked my wattage from plug and my system is pulling upto 1380watts! How can my psu handle that if it is only 1000w?

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PSU's are never 100% efficient. It's pulling AC voltage from the wall, and then converting a percentage of that wattage (usually 80-90%) into DC voltage. If it was 1380 from the wall, you're possibly getting less than 70% efficiency.
My system shows pulling up to 1260W from the wall. I believe it's preventing me to OC the
i7-4930k further than 4381 MHz max i have now.

I have Sapphire R9 290X TRI-X OC in Crossfire 1235/1650 MHz + 200 mV offset. This set up is only for benching, but I would like to push it even more at least the CPU.

Thinking about upgrading my present (about 6 years old) Corsair HX1000W PSU to CORSAIR AXi series AX1200i 1200W.
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Has anyone else seen this? VisionTek R9 290 CryoVenom with factory installed 'custom' EK full cover block, MSRP of $550. Currently sold out obviously, but what a deal!

http://www.visiontekproducts.com/index.php/component/virtuemart/graphics-cards/visiontek-cryovenom-liquidcooled-series-r9-290-detail?Itemid=0
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[EDIT] Found it. The Kryographics stock thermal pad is 0.5mm thick.
Kryographics waterblock is very good in cooling VRM1 compared to other blocks in the market. The stock thermal pad should be more than enough but you can always use better thermal pad if you want. @Raephen use Phobya 7w/mk & it worked well for him.
(Source)

Thanks, I'm going to add that pad thickness to my VRM thermal pad write up.

Impressive cooling for Aquacomputer even with their passive, and more so with active, backplate.

Regarding the graph form ExtremeRigs.net. Before I upgraded thermal pads, I was right on with their results from the EK + Backplate, in the 40C delta area. After the upgrade I'm right down there with the Aquacomputer at 25C delta.

Curious as to what pads the Aquacomputer includes with their blocks? thinking.gif
No idea but they're thinner (0.5mm) than EK (1mm). Like TIM, thinner thermal pad have better thermal performance than thicker thermal pad provided it get good pressure from the heatsink/waterblock. This show in the graph where the performance of Aqua wb w/o backplate almost similar (slightly better) with EK + backplate. With Aqua backplate, VRM1 temp drop a lot. Based on the pic shared by OCN member @OCN watercooling club thread, Aqua backplate have thermal pads for cooling the chokes & capacitors (one next to the chokes & the other one for the 4 capacitors near the VRM1).

My Fujipoly pad still stuck in NY (since Feb 20). Apparently it already left "ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS)" on Feb 20, in transit to destination.
Edited by kizwan - 2/23/14 at 9:21am
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Quick FYI, the listed dimensions for Powercolor PCS+ 290/X are way off. It's listed as 270mm x 110mm x 38mm.

Actual dimensions are 294mm x 110mm x 52mm.

Biggest gpu ever. Or maybe lightning and matrix are bigger. But this thing is huge. The cooling justifies it though.
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No idea but they're thinner (0.5mm) than EK (1mm). Like TIM, thinner thermal pad have better thermal performance than thicker thermal pad provided it get good pressure from the heatsink/waterblock. This show in the graph where the performance of Aqua wb w/o backplate almost similar (slightly better) with EK + backplate. With Aqua backplate, VRM1 temp drop a lot. Based on the pic shared by OCN member @OCN watercooling club thread, Aqua backplate have thermal pads for cooling the chokes & capacitors (one next to the chokes & the other one for the 4 capacitors near the VRM1).

My Fujipoly pad still stuck in NY (since Feb 20). Apparently it already left "ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS)" on Feb 20, in transit to destination.

XSPC block also uses 1mm. Difference between XSPC and EK though is XSPC uses 1mm for VRM/RAM, while EK uses 1mm for VRM and 0.5mm for RAM. Considering both my RAM/VRM have 1mm I probably could have used 0.5mm and seen even better results.

Thermal pads on backplate, very interesting. Wonder if I can further increase cooling on mine by adding thermal pads to my backplate. thinking.gif
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So you tell me I should not use thermal pads on rams only on VRM on my Aqua block for my 290? Right?
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See my link above; Fujipoly Ultra Extreme make BIG difference for me.

EK use 2 different thickness pads, 0.5mm for RAM and 1mm for VRMs. RAM doesn't get very hot so save your $ and use the supplied EK pads for that. I upgraded the thermal pads for RAM to the Fujipoly Extreme and observed no gains from the additional money I spent.

Just buy the $20 Fujipoly Ultra Extreme 15mmx100mm piece and upgrade just the VRM pads.



EK recommends EK TIM Ectotherm, Arctic Cooling MX-2 ™, MX-4 ™ or GELID GC-Extreme. I've had very good luck with Xigmatek PTI-G4512. Others like Noctua NT-H1.
Benchmark/Stress test are going to load everything more heavily than a game and cause higher temps. If you have no issues while gaming I wouldn't be very concerned, especially if your VRMs are maxing at 80C, you should be just fine.

Just out of curiosity, What were the temperature differences for the ram when using stock and Fujipoly?

Fujipoly Ultra Extreme System Builder Mosfet Block
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Those two items are the same product, just in different sizes. The 15x100 is enough to do a card at least twice, possibly a 3rd time...it would be a stretch.

There's no way to monitor the VRAM temperature as far as I know...so I'm not sure. I wasn't able to overclock the memory any further so the extra expense may very well not be worth it.

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Just out of curiosity, What were the temperature differences for the ram when using stock and Fujipoly?

Fujipoly Ultra Extreme System Builder Mosfet Block
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Koolance Compression Fittings Feser Silver Tubing Corsair SP120 High Performance x4 XSPC Dual 5.25" Reservoir 
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Swiftech MCP-655 Yate Loon 20mm Medium Speed x2 Windows 10 Pro LG 23EA63V-P 23" Slim LED IPS 
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Corsair Obsidian 350D Corsair Sabre RGB Corsair Vengeance MM600 Logitech Z623 
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Corsair Gaming Void RGB Headset Z87 Gryphon Armor Kit 
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Logitech K400 
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Ryzen R7 1700 ASRock AB350m Pro 4 Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming Patriot Viper 4 - 8GB DDR4 3200MHz (PV48G320C6K) 
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Toshiba Q Series 128GB 6TB Toshiba N300 Samsung 4TB External Sandisk X110 256GB M.2  
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Panasonic UJ-265 Slim 6X Blu-ray Writer Cryorig M9 92mm Mini-Tower SilenX Effizio Thermistor Windows 10 Pro 
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Sharp Aquos 60" 120Hz Logitech K800 EVGA 850G2 SuperNova Silverstone GD09B 
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EK FC Vega - Nickel/Plexi Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB 2400 MHz Crucial M500 240Gb Intel 530 240GB 
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OCZ Vertex 3 128GB XSPC Raystorm XSPC EX240 XSPC EX240 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Koolance Compression Fittings Feser Silver Tubing Corsair SP120 High Performance x4 XSPC Dual 5.25" Reservoir 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Swiftech MCP-655 Yate Loon 20mm Medium Speed x2 Windows 10 Pro LG 23EA63V-P 23" Slim LED IPS 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
LG 23EA63V-P 23" Slim LED IPS LG 23EA63V-P 23" Slim LED IPS Logitech G510 Corsair RX1000X 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair Obsidian 350D Corsair Sabre RGB Corsair Vengeance MM600 Logitech Z623 
AudioOther
Corsair Gaming Void RGB Headset Z87 Gryphon Armor Kit 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4250U Intel NUC BOXD54250WYKH1 Intel HD5000 Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR3L 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Crucial M500 mSATA Windows 7 Ultimate LG 50" LED 120Hz TV Logitech K400 
Mouse
Logitech K400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen R7 1700 ASRock AB350m Pro 4 Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming Patriot Viper 4 - 8GB DDR4 3200MHz (PV48G320C6K) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Toshiba Q Series 128GB 6TB Toshiba N300 Samsung 4TB External Sandisk X110 256GB M.2  
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
Panasonic UJ-265 Slim 6X Blu-ray Writer Cryorig M9 92mm Mini-Tower SilenX Effizio Thermistor Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Sharp Aquos 60" 120Hz Logitech K800 EVGA 850G2 SuperNova Silverstone GD09B 
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Logitech G602 Logitech G240 Pioneer Elite VSX-LX101 XBOX One Controller 
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