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Hello

I'm gonna be getting two 8800 GTX's pretty soon, I was wondering what is the best way to connect the two card in the cooling loop?

I'm gonna be using 1/2" tubing

I have seen many most people just use tubing.

I've also seen this:

http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/cata...roducts_id=650

Whats the best way to connect the cards?
    
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you need something like this http://ekwaterblocks.com/shop/produc...roducts_id=166
they connect the blocks together, let me find a pic



edit: At least i think he did it that way.
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If you are going with the DD Blocks then there is an option to get a SLI "stubby" fitting.

AFAIK most vendors provide a similar fitting for tight spaces.



P.S. if you need pics, lemme know and I will post some when I get home this afternoon.
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Make sure they are in the loop after the CPU also.
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Thanks for the info...

I'm gonna be using the 780i, with two cards, so there should be extra space. I guess I could just use normal barbs then?
    
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I agree with the others, but why 8800 gtxs and not 9800gtx's?
    
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I agree with the others, but why 8800 gtxs and not 9800gtx's?
I think he's using high res monitors and the memory bus has an impact.
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Thanks for the info...

I'm gonna be using the 780i, with two cards, so there should be extra space. I guess I could just use normal barbs then?
Yes, you will be able to use a standard barb, but it might be a little tight. I apologise as I can not recall the tolerance that it leaves (and I am not at home to do a measure for you), but I used the "stubby" and realised that I did not really need to do so with the 780i.
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