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I want blocks as good looking as the EK, but cooling like this:
20130515_222137_zps5df434a4.jpg
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Originally Posted by dsmwookie View Post

I want blocks as good looking as the EK, but cooling like this:
20130515_222137_zps5df434a4.jpg
That's actually a brilliant idea.
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I want blocks as good looking as the EK, but cooling like this:
20130515_222137_zps5df434a4.jpg

Wow never seen that setup before. What is it?
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Wow never seen that setup before. What is it?

This. You can buy VRM blocks and put them in parallel with the universal block. It's the solution I was looking at also since the VRMs need some sort of active cooling as well. The only problem with the VRM block is that you have to cut the copper plate to fit and drill mounting holes. Its not a huge deal, but may be beyond some people.
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This. You can buy VRM blocks and put them in parallel with the universal block. It's the solution I was looking at also since the VRMs need some sort of active cooling as well. The only problem with the VRM block is that you have to cut the copper plate to fit and drill mounting holes. Its not a huge deal, but may be beyond some people.

to be more precise:

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=36178
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=36179

if you are only looking for the vrm block only
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Sounds ideal for Maxwell cards, thanks Derick.thumb.gif

I'll have to move from 6 fittings to 8 fittings. smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by Firehawk View Post

This. You can buy VRM blocks and put them in parallel with the universal block. It's the solution I was looking at also since the VRMs need some sort of active cooling as well. The only problem with the VRM block is that you have to cut the copper plate to fit and drill mounting holes. Its not a huge deal, but may be beyond some people.


Thank you! I'll have to check those out thumb.gif
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Has anyone seen this before? Looks like a really good solution to cooling VRMs and memory
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Something new from Alphatool.







http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/04/18/alphacool-to-3d-scan-gpus-to-make-waterbloc/1
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Has anyone seen this before? Looks like a really good solution to cooling VRMs and memory

http://www.swiftech.com/smc_vga.aspx

swiftech used that method for previous generations. they havent made any for current generation cards. includes their own temperature testing as well(both without and with fan)

edit: though I applaud alphacool trying to get it for several nonstandard gpus(what we really need tbh). especially for certain GPUs that dont get the same treatment as other high end gpus for fitted Waterblocks (e.g Saphires Vapor-X/Toxic line)
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Not much of the block is changed, I'll post some photos later when we have them. 

I believe our EK-TIM (that is currently bundled with our GPU blocks and what we recommend you use) comes bundled with these as well but I'll have to get confirmation on that.


These will be priced well below FC blocks. 

Sweet. Kind why i like upside down Motherboard cases. So the GPU bottoms are on the top. And you get to see the cool waterblock and the effects.

Never got all these flashy GPU blocks that just get hidden under the GPU.
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