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9600GT Waterblock Compatibility

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Im helping out a friend get started on his first WC setup. As the 9600GT has only been in the market for so long, I am looking for a Core waterblock that is compatible with it. Im not looking for anything luxury like the EK series WB's, but something like the MCWXX series from Swiftech.

Compating the two boards of an 8800GT and 9600GT, I can see that the Hole's around the Core are very similar in position and size. (Need confirmation on this, if it is so - ill just get an 9900GT compatible block).

Any help Appreciated, will check back in a bit.
    
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I originally was considering watercooling my 9600GT OC's...but it really looks to me to be a waste of money. The damn things run so cool, it is tough to get them to heat up at all, PLUS waterblocks for these things will probably cost as much, if not more than the cards themselves. So IMO, waterblocks for 9600gt=fail.
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Mine it quite loud.... (Palit 9600GT sonic)
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I have an Asus 9600gt with the Gladiator heatsink/fan. The damn thing stays at 34-36c overclocked idle! hell i think it was that temp before I overclocked it. They run very cool.
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An Accelero S1 will do the trick; 30 bucks is much cheaper than a watercooling solution

And It's silent, even with the turbo modules.
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I agree, accelero s1 = win

It's pretty big tho, just check the measurements before getting it.
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Unless you plan to volt mod, its just not logical. It would just be for looks at that point. My PALiT "sonic" 9600GT is at max overclock (check system) with the fan at 60% and the highest it EVER hits is 43c at a sweaty lanparty.
HAHA... I cannot talk myself out of it, I still want one
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