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Anyone knows when the GPX Pro releases? I remember it was supposed to release in "few months" when I first heard about it at the end of last year so it seems we might be getting close to getting some more details about these? Few things I'm wondering about:
(1) Price of the GPX Pro core block
(2) If it's interchangeable with the regular GPX core block
(3) Performance (ofc)

There has been some delay with my build so I still have not installed my block so just thinking that if it's cheap enough and good enough then perhaps I should get that core block with pump and skip using the DC-LT saving some space. Assuming price is something I can justify for myself and it's directly interchangeable with thew regular GPX core block which I already have as part of 390 M04 set.
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Quick test tonight, had to use the fittings on the CPU block and tubing as parts havent arrived for the full build

what have other GTX 970 users got temp wise with the alpha blocks?

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First test , GPU fan on auto and corsair SP fans at 500rpm

Still running at an OC of +123 core , +450 men , +12mv
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Core temps don't mean much these days though, VRM is where the real temperatures are measured at.
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Core temps don't mean much these days though, VRM is where the real temperatures are measured at.

Until nvidia follows amd with monitoring it, cant even stick a temp sensor ay it due to shroud

Also, recieved the second 970 M07 had the hole cut out for the Turbo board, unlike the first

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@Carniflex
My last info about the GPX-Pro is, that the release will be around april. Because they found something wich was not perfect, so they decide to wait longer with the release. I think thats better than to release a product wich has any iusses.
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@Carniflex
My last info about the GPX-Pro is, that the release will be around april. Because they found something wich was not perfect, so they decide to wait longer with the release. I think thats better than to release a product wich has any iusses.

Like all these GPU blocks where the block itself is not even making contact with the heatsink? Great success.
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Like all these GPU blocks where the block itself is not even making contact with the heatsink? Great success.

Are you talking about that one block with that problem? Well, if you sell around 1000 coolers per month and you have a lot of different versions, sure, sometimes there could be a problem with a block or two. Than you can sent it back and get a new one. Easy.
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Are you talking about that one block with that problem? Well, if you sell around 1000 coolers per month and you have a lot of different versions, sure, sometimes there could be a problem with a block or two. Than you can sent it back and get a new one. Easy.

Was mine and another, but seeing as no one has removed their blocks it could be more. and to be honest they wouldn't have a need to remove it at all. although now i think all will check just to be sure. no harm.
although normally a customer service reply would be
"we are aware of one or two blocks and will inform alphacool and hopefully such instances out of 1000 will be down to 5%, thanks for the vibrant community for help us to improve our products"

wink.gif and my second block had 90% contact to the first smile.gif also received the newer version which i had no idea about biggrin.gif so win win this time around
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@Carniflex
My last info about the GPX-Pro is, that the release will be around april. Because they found something wich was not perfect, so they decide to wait longer with the release. I think thats better than to release a product wich has any iusses.

Thank you for the information. I do indeed prefer a product without any known issues (but coming a bit later) to the block relleased with known issues smile.gif

Do you have any information you can share about the expected price of the GPX Pro core block, if it's directly exchangeable with the regular GPX core block and/or performance related numbers (head pressure, flow rate, rpm, etc). If not then its ofc understandable for the currently unreleased product but if you happen to have any kind of "numbers ballpark" or comparisons (say "performs roughly like DC-LT", for example) then I would be ofc interested in hearing it.
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