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post #24031 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

I'd say go for it then, that minor OC is what is saving you. I'd say form this you cpu temps will go up a couple degrees but your GPU will fall like a rock. The best part is the silence of not hearing the GPU fan. I'm not sure what fans you are using, but is you have low RPM fan's that don't push a lot of CFM's through the rad, you might have to upgrade them. The RS240 will really responds well to more air, straight from Martin him self "I used the RS120 to do a whole bunch of fan orientation and shroud performance gains here. I saw some significant performance gains particularly using the 38mm fans in different orientations. Installing two 38mm fans in push pull on this radiator provided nearly a 25% gain over one fan in pull, or just one 38mm fan in push with a 30mm shroud provided a 19% gain"

great, i'm looking at the EK block, any rec's for someone who makes a 470 block still? also, as for the 2 fans on my RS240 they are Panaflo 120x38mm Ultra Quiet FBA12G12L1BX in a push setup.
    
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post #24032 of 28613
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I've only used EK GPU blocks, for one main reason. Their configurator, you know 100% that that their block will work or not. I would look it up and do a search for what ever block they say will fit your card.
http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/

EK them selves still have 2 blocks for the 470, just make sure it fits your card. And make sure you don't get a non-EN nickel block.
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post #24033 of 28613
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Great, editing is broken now.
Make sure you don't get a non-EN nickel block.
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post #24034 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

Great, editing is broken now.
Make sure you don't get a non-EN nickel block.

yeah, i was checking their site to make sure my card fits (it's listed as customer, so others have verified it fits), for for the makeup of the block, both my rad and CPU block are copper, so i definitely want a copper block. i'm not real partial to the plexi/clear tops, so i'm looking at the Acetal top on the copper block (this one). probably go ahead and get a backplate, looks nice and should help a bit. sad part is, i ordered my high flow slot adapter a couple of weeks ago, and still haven't put it in. i'll probably order on of these just to clean things up a bit. look alike with shipping, it'll be about $157, time to sell some older stuff laying around....
Edited by Kaneda13 - 12/10/11 at 10:42am
    
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post #24035 of 28613
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Can't wait to see the results, do you have a build log?
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post #24036 of 28613
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Can't wait to see the results, do you have a build log?

sadly no, built this machine a while back, just been making upgrades to it here and there. but once i get the cash in hand, i'll definitely post up some pics/results.
    
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I know I asked this already, but I need some more verification/confirmation,
If I wanted to throw an RX240 on the top, there is NO modding required correct?
I'm guessing if this is the case, we would only be able to do either push or pull, and not both?

You can fit what you like with a Dremel..
The easiest place to fit a 240 is in the bottom front with the cages removed.
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Great, editing is broken now.
Make sure you don't get a non-EN nickel block.

Even the EN blocks have issues,best to avoid EK nickel altogether..
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I've only seen one person so far with the EN and having problems, but they are not sure if it is the nickel yet. How many have you seen?
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