Originally Posted by duppex
Nice GPU Block.
First time trying to put a GPU underwater. Some advise on the following would be appreciated.
I am looking to get the same EK block as the one above post for the my GTX 1080ti FE.
Can I use the stock back plate with the EK full block?
Will a 120mm EK cool stream radiator be enough to keep this GPU cool?
Also will the below EK Reservoir/Pump combo be ok?
EK-DCP 2.2 X-RES Combo Reservoir for EK-DCP 2.2
Does anyone know of a cheap but OK toolkit that will do the job.
I only have a small NZXT Manta case so not a lot of space to play about with.
Many Thanks in advance
Stock backplate won't fit without modding it based on what i read from EK's instructions for that waterblock.
I think that pump/res should work fine, but it seems kind of cheap. I wouldn't be comfortable with it. Make sure you do research and read reviews. As far as a single 120mm fan/radiator being used, thats all people use with the hybrid kits and they work fine, so I think it would work well. You may consider an EVGA hybrid kit and just do it that way, but a full block is better I think. Looks better at least, thats for sure. Those hybrid kits are ugly as all hell.
Also, I feel very lucky to already have one of these in my rig under water and working great. So many people want one but just can't buy it. I barely made it on release day. I almost missed the initial stock.