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do these blocks fit any other cards from ati like 6950? or can they be modded? i got my 5870 blocks in a trade and it'd be a shame just to watch them sit there .. and i know ebay wont give me much... any ideas? i want to get 4 6950s flash them and CF to kill some 580s.
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I highly doubt they will fit. Full cover waterblocks are highly restrictive in terms of what cards they can be mounted onto. They can't even be mounted onto some models of the same series! While there are a few cases where overlaps occur (Such as 580/570 and 5870 V2/5850 V2) the majority of blocks only fit a single reference PCB.

You might be able to get $50-60 for it on Ebay, that's about how much used waterblocks are worth.
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Just bought a Koolance 5870 reference block for $35.
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I highly doubt they will fit. Full cover waterblocks are highly restrictive in terms of what cards they can be mounted onto. They can't even be mounted onto some models of the same series! While there are a few cases where overlaps occur (Such as 580/570 and 5870 V2/5850 V2) the majority of blocks only fit a single reference PCB.

You might be able to get $50-60 for it on Ebay, that's about how much used waterblocks are worth.
mine are new in box... just wonder if they'd fit or if i should resell , i think im put them on and put ina machine to sell,.
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hell, you could give it the old college try, but dont force anything. if after a bit of tinkering it doesnt wanna work, just put it on a 5870 it was intended for, and either sell that card or use it as a back up
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