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Well, I am looking at 1080 Ti waterblocks I am currently confused on which waterblock to buy. Maybe someone can suggest which one I should get.
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Well, I am looking at 1080 Ti waterblocks I am currently confused on which waterblock to buy. Maybe someone can suggest which one I should get.
I have really been liking the Watercool Heatkiller IV. Their rep said they plan to make a FULL cover one that won't have the DVI slot cut out since the 1080ti doesn't have the DVI port like the Titan X pascal had. I almost bought one when I noticed that and now I'm waiting until that happens. EK is the only one I know of that has a dedicated 1080Ti block out right now (ships Wednesday i think). I really wanted a copper base but I'm almost half tempted to go with EK cause it'd be sooner.
http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/15584
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/catalogsearch/result/?q=1080+ti
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Thanks for your input. I am actually looking at Heatkiller too since I have their CPU block which is awesome. I was actually looking waterblock reviews for GTX 980 on xtremerigs. Looks like Alphacool has the best core cooling followed by Aquacomputer and EK but Aquacomputer has better VRM cooling against all of them. Pretty confused right now on what to pick. As of now I am kinda leaning towards Aqua Computer followed by EK or Heatkiller. I hope someone here in OCN has one of these blocks.
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I bought this https://www.amazon.com/Swiftech-Komodo-NV-ECO-Pascal-Waterblock/dp/B01MRSNP0G ... Nothing against ek but people need to support other good companies also... Btw the swiftech block is an easy install pads already mounted on the block no cutting just peel and install thumb.gif
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I have really been liking the Watercool Heatkiller IV. Their rep said they plan to make a FULL cover one that won't have the DVI slot cut out since the 1080ti doesn't have the DVI port like the Titan X pascal had. I almost bought one when I noticed that and now I'm waiting until that happens. EK is the only one I know of that has a dedicated 1080Ti block out right now (ships Wednesday i think). I really wanted a copper base but I'm almost half tempted to go with EK cause it'd be sooner.
http://shop.watercool.de/epages/WatercooleK.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/WatercooleK/Products/15584
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/catalogsearch/result/?q=1080+ti

I actually have the heatkiller block and back plate on my MSI FE card. The performance is great in my opinion. While running haven benchmark the GPU max load was 40c. Keep in mind this was ran at stock settings.

 

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Did you have to buy thermal pads for the Heatkiller? And did you get a backplate too?
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Did you have to buy thermal pads for the Heatkiller? And did you get a backplate too?

Thermal pads were provided. I got the backplate and thermal pads were provided to. 

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