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Watercooling SLi on a P6T

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As the title suggests I am thinking of water cooling my 460's (I've scrapped the plan of buying a 580 as i just bought the 460's)

My question is will I run into any issues using the top two PCIE slots, it seems to me when I see other SLI setups most people have a gab in thier cards for the SLI bridges.

I know people will say don't waste the money WC'ing 460's - but the way I see it I will barely be able to get $150 for each card (that I paid $230 for) then a 580 will cost ~$525 + $100 for a WB.

So I am looking at getting these. Now what bridge should I get? and I have a bunch of bitspower barb fitting right now, those should fit right?
post #2 of 5
You can use stubby barbs and short tube runs and save the money for a bridge if you like. Otherwise, the EK bridges are really nice.
post #3 of 5
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Will they be too big? They look like they usually span a slot...

Edit: Maybe something like this?
Edited by tats - 12/29/10 at 8:01am
post #4 of 5
that's the addon u use in order to use the bridge. Personally I like the koolance dual vid connectors. They get expensive tho ($13 each).
 
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You can just use 2 barbs with tubeing as said but if you want to give it the nice professional look id go with a Single PCI Bridge

Found this ,
http://www.aquatuning.co.uk/product_...---1-Slot.html
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