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Damn how much does that block weigh biggrin.gif

I did some runs of a few benchmarks on my rig @ the settings that I have found very stable for me 1200/1600 w/ 4.3 4670K ES and 16GB of 2400 RAM , threw them into an imgur album. I will be pushing it even further on chilled air when I get my cascade in shortly biggrin.gif

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I was finally able to hit 1300/1700 on my weaker card tongue.gif Just had to remove the LN2 pot and install a waterblock, who woulda thunk it? rolleyes.gif

Hit a wall at 1325/1725 where the score would get worse than 1300/1700
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Factory backplate installed with some light modifications. Going to post more pics and info about how I did it after I get my loops back up and some oc'ing in. biggrin.gif
    
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Factory backplate installed with some light modifications. Going to post more pics and info about how I did it after I get my loops back up and some oc'ing in. biggrin.gif

Sweet! Waiting to see more
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Not owning the R9 290X Lightning, but got the banner and poster in my hands. biggrin.gif


lol...those are nice, but what good are those without the actual card? rolleyes.gif
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Instructions to install factory backplate with the EK 290X Lightning waterblock is on the first page.
    
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Instructions to install factory backplate with the EK 290X Lightning waterblock is on the first page.

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And now how about your overclocking results.?devil.gifdevil.gifdevil.gif
I have been waiting.. drool.gifdrool.gifdrool.gif
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I've been waiting also, got 3 blocks on order and can't wait to see OC results before I get mine. I will be waiting a while for mine, being in Aus, no shops have it in stock yet! Have to order from the EK site. biggrin.gif
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Thanks!



- EK 290X Lightning Waterblock-

Have to say this is massive!



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^^^ Encapsulated in 2 reg bags. Barely fits the box.^^^



^^^ Showing the extra cooling for voltage controllers ^^^

Hope to have this installed tomorrow! wheee.gif

That looks both nice and capable for cooling things down, especially around the VRMs thumb.gif ...hope you can post some 'before and after' benchies like HWBot Heaven etc when you have the time...
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Looks soo good with that block...

Mine has kind of peaked at 1265/1600 on air

Haven't pushed the memory too much though as it didn't net much.
 
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