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Can someone tell me if this will work with ek blocks? I'm getting another 6870 and ek block in a week or two, and need a way to connect them together, and this is all i can find. It says only with koolance blocks, but the threads are the same so it should work fine correct? Anyone else use these? And how are they connected to the cards?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/93...hzCu&mv_pc=652

These are the blocks I use.
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...zCu&mv_pc=1425
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I use the connector in my setup. Only thing to look out for is the number PCI-e slots separating the video cards. On my gigabyte board, I have to connect using the top PCI-e and bottom PCI-e slots using the koolance connector (therefore, two of my PCI-e slots and one PCI slot are empty). You can purchase the one slot connector and probably get away with using the first and third PCI-e slots.
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This is my board.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...gtd%20pro/usb3

There are two slots in between cards. So this is the one I need right>?

Also, how does it connect to the card? Does it just screw in or what?

I see that you use koolance blocks too, should I worry as I use EK blocks?
    
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That is the correct connector. I use them in my loop and are great. They just screw in like barbs. It separates into 2 pieces and screw each part into each block. I would suggest using 2 for 2 blocks and run a parallel setup instead if series
 
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That is the correct connector. I use them in my loop and are great. They just screw in like barbs. It separates into 2 pieces and screw each part into each block. I would suggest using 2 for 2 blocks and run a parallel setup instead if series
And how would I do that. Any way you can illustrate it for me?
    
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And how would I do that. Any way you can illustrate it for me?
Here is an illustration by Swiftech for 3 GPUs in Parallel. For 2 just replace the bottom card with two stoppers.

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Here is an illustration by Swiftech for 3 GPUs in Parallel. For 2 just replace the bottom card with two stoppers.

And the water still flows over each card correctly? Seems like the first card would get shorted as the water comes in, and goes directly to the second card?
    
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And the water still flows over each card correctly? Seems like the first card would get shorted as the water comes in, and goes directly to the second card?
Yep, the second card gets almost as much water as the first. Water takes the path of least resistance so if water is already flowing through the first block it will travel through the second as well.

The only reason the second card gets slightly less is because the water has to travel through the extra two fittings and that small bit of tubing. The flow difference is negligible (<0.1 GPM) and won't have any effect on temperatures.

EDIT: Think of it like a crowd. If you have a 1000 people trying to get into a stadium, they will not simply all enter through the single closest door. Each person makes a decision based on the current wait time and how long it would take to walk to the next gate. The flow of people will then equalize based on the relative wait times and distances between the gates.
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Isn't this how the water would flow? If so, how is the first card getting the proper water?

On a side not, I'll be using the mcp655b, which has great flow, but not as strong of pressure of the 355. Would running in series be so much worse than this parallel setup that I don't fully understand?

    
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That is how the water would flow, however 1/2 of the water would simply go through the top card and the other 1/2 would travel down the second card and go through it.
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