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EK FC580 is a little too expensive. The POV Beast comes with the block for only an extra £30 - and a factory overclock.

Need to do this for up to or less than £400. Cheap 570 would cost £275 (Palit, pny etc). Adding a block would only give £50 to get everything else, buying the POV beast would free up £75.
If you do get that card/block combination you're going to have to change to the EK DCP 4.0 Pump in order to push through the waterblock. It's incredibly restrictive compared to most other options.

EK FC580 - 0.87 PSI Drop @ 1 GPM
Aquacomputer - 3.02 PSI Drop @ 1 GPM

The DCP 2.2 pump only puts out 2.1 PSI of pressure at 1 GPM, and thus it would not be suitable for that waterblock.
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If you do get that card/block combination you're going to have to change to the EK DCP 4.0 Pump in order to push through the waterblock. It's incredibly restrictive compared to most other options.

EK FC580 - 0.87 PSI Drop @ 1 GPM
Aquacomputer - 3.02 PSI Drop @ 1 GPM

The DCP 2.2 pump only puts out 2.1 PSI of pressure at 1 GPM, and thus it would not be suitable for that waterblock.
In can afford the EK DCP 4.0 - similar price. Would that offset any restriction?

Also, would a reservior be necassary - as in vital.
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In can afford the EK DCP 4.0 - similar price. Would that offset any restriction?

Also, would a reservior be necassary - as in vital.
The DCP 4.0 pump can put out 5.0 PSI @ 1 GPM, which would be enough for the 3 PSI block, the 0.9 PSI radiator and a little left over for the tubing.

You do need a reservoir. May I suggest EK's Reservoir combo option for the DCP 4.0?

http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/ek...o-dcp-4-0.html

That combines the pump and reservoir into a single unit, which reduces the amount of tubing required and saves money on barbs.
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Thanks for the link. The more i look into it the more it seems viable - sort of!

Any sites you buy off in particular or do you just shop around?
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