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Both EK and Watercool (Heatkiller) don't make full coverage blocks for that specific card (GV-R928XOC-3GD Rev. 2.0). I checked with both the Cooling Configurator with EK and the compatibility guide PDF that Watercool releases and no dice.

You will probably need to go with a universal block and something passive to cool the VRM's on that card. The reason being is that the PCB is a custom layout instead of AMD reference for the 280X. It is true that you can combine a 280X with a 7970 card because they are both Tahiti cores, but the PCB layouts are different between card manufacturers if they don't stick with the AMD reference layout.

My suggestion if you really want a full coverage block is to sell or trade that card for a reference layout 280X. There are plenty of good blocks once you move to reference.
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post #82 of 86
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Anyways! HOLYCRAP. Found a case that I think will cover all I need! 760T Graphite from Corsair IS AMAZING!. Huge cable management.
Edited by H Allen - 3/27/14 at 6:25pm
post #83 of 86
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Originally Posted by Ninhalem View Post

Both EK and Watercool (Heatkiller) don't make full coverage blocks for that specific card (GV-R928XOC-3GD Rev. 2.0). I checked with both the Cooling Configurator with EK and the compatibility guide PDF that Watercool releases and no dice.

You will probably need to go with a universal block and something passive to cool the VRM's on that card. The reason being is that the PCB is a custom layout instead of AMD reference for the 280X. It is true that you can combine a 280X with a 7970 card because they are both Tahiti cores, but the PCB layouts are different between card manufacturers if they don't stick with the AMD reference layout.

My suggestion if you really want a full coverage block is to sell or trade that card for a reference layout 280X. There are plenty of good blocks once you move to reference.

Oh right, I forgot the GB part. My bad. tongue.gif

It's been a while since he posted about that.

I am still wondering whether the LE block will work with the GB 280X he has...
post #84 of 86
It appears that the LE block would fit, but he would need to remove that passive heatsink on the VRM's to get the block to fit.

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post #85 of 86
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My question is where in NorthAmerica can I get the block?
post #86 of 86
It doesn't appear that the block is available to any of the re-sellers in the US. The company doesn't appear to be very big. It is also unfortunate that they're named Liquid Extasy. Whenever you search for them, almost all of the results are for the liquid drug. I would try contacting the company and see if they ship to the US or Canada.
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