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post #1 of 8
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Well I have been eying the heatkiller Block for the GTX 295 and I think I got a good deal on it. Got it for $115 including shipping.

Anyways I was wondering what can i expect from it?
From what I read it is one of the heavier blocks, but I can not find a lot of reviews on it and individual experience.

So I would like to know what is your opinions on the block?(preferably from owners/ previous owners)
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post #2 of 8
make sure it is the right version. It all depends on whether u have the single or dual pcb version of the card. You should expect idle temps in the 30s and loads no where over the mid 50s if you have a decent loop
 
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post #3 of 8
That block is for the dual pcb 295. Still have the card and block, going to use it in another build. My temps were idle 31&33c, load 40&42c, one card always ran 2c more than the other, don't know why? And yes it is heavy, screw it in on the brackets.
Good running card, enjoy it.
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post #4 of 8
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Well I received it yesterday.. I wanna do some benchies first and see how I can take it then I'll add some voltage to the mix ...

I put some pics up later.

BTW my temps are insane I got literally a 60C drop !!!! i use to max at around 105C and now its around 45C its crazy so much potential.
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post #5 of 8
wow, 115.00 for a cooler for a card that is being fazed out

dont get me wrong I have thought about doing it also but didnt because I new my 260's where going by way of the dinasours

http://cgi.ebay.com/EVGA-NVIDIA-GTX-...item230dcc52fe

check that out 200.00 with water block factory installed
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You can expect awesome temps, resulting in much better overclocking potential.
    
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post #7 of 8
You should totally pick up that other 295 for 175$, some Quad-SLi (not four-way) fun!
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You should totally pick up that other 295 for 175$, some Quad-SLi (not four-way) fun!
considering.. looking at some cards on ebay
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