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Best Waterblock for a GTX260 core 216

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I've seen the Danger Den and the EK. Out of these two, which is better? Also is there any other ones that i should know about?


Loop will be

EK 250 res > D4 > Feser X-changer 360 > Dtek FuZion v2 (i7 920) > GTX 260 > res
    
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I would also like to know this, because i am king *JaKe*
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Another option would be non-fullcover:

http://www.petrastechshop.com/swmcgpuwawg81.html

and

http://www.petrastechshop.com/swgtfuhefmc.html


You would probably get better temps on the GPU.
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Hmm, I probably wanna stay full cover block because this is gonna be in a murderMod TJ07, which means I will have very little air flowing through the main chamber of the case.
    
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post #5 of 7
Both the DD and EK will perform pretty much exactly the same. Full cover blocks all use roughly the same design.

I would recommend going with the Fuzion GFX V2 + Unisink combo though. 3-5C lower Core temps than a full cover block and less heat dumped in your loop.
post #6 of 7
all blocks will perform near each other because if you look at a FC block, there all mostly designed the same.

I would be very weary on EK tho... If your a noob, id actually avoid it and read this:

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...93#post3365293

Anyhow, if your looking for pure and raw performance, which i dont see the point unless you've volt moded (price no longer becomes an reason because of XSPC), the core only blocks, like the Swiftech MCW60 rev.2, and D-tek's gpu block would be my first pick.
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I've got my choice narrowed down to XSPC I think for mine. Only $100. Only one question, can I use the original backing plate, from what I see XSPC doesn't provide one to cool the ram on the back side of the card, and I'm not a fan of ramsinks. I like the look of the covered PCB as well. Sorry for the minor hijack but I figured the answers to my question may help you too.
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