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Hey all. I'm a newb doing a first time install. I am looking into getting this:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11858/ex-blc-818/EK_GeForce_460_GTX_VGA_Liquid_Cooling_Block_-_Acetal_Nickel_EK-FC460_GTX_-_Acetal_Nickel_Hot_Item.html

I'm not sure if this will fit my GTX 460 though. I actually have the Nvidia graphics card. Do any of you know if this will be a fit?
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So you have an actual nvidia branded gtx 460? Then yes, it will work no doubt, the EK 460 block is meant for reference designed pcb.
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Who made your card?

Here is the list of all compatible cards from the EK site.
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777;12138104 
So you have an actual nvidia branded gtx 460? Then yes, it will work no doubt, the EK 460 block is meant for reference designed pcb.

Yup, the nvidia branded card. Crazy fancy packaging with the nice big green Nvidia emblem on it. Alright, so looks like this will be safe to purchase. Man, I hope this project goes right. I'm a first timer, but I'm not scared and I'm a bit technical. So I think the weekend (maybe next weekend) I should be set to go.
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Yup, the nvidia branded card. Crazy fancy packaging with the nice big green Nvidia emblem on it. Alright, so looks like this will be safe to purchase. Man, I hope this project goes right. I'm a first timer, but I'm not scared and I'm a bit technical. So I think the weekend (maybe next weekend) I should be set to go.
Well in that case then, the block will definitely fit.

Good luck! biggrin.gif
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