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http://hothardware.com/Reviews/EVGA-...pper-2-Review/

Well it's the first one I could find, And they didn't do VRM and Memory Temps!
Dam it!

Just thought I would post it to share if anyone is interested.

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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Single slot, nice looking block. Win if I used an Intel vs AMD rig
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Single slot, nice looking block. Win if I used an Intel vs AMD rig
You can always replace the bracket and turn EK blocked cards into single slot.

Edit: Unless they are identically priced or you have absolutely no experience with installing coolers go with the EK blocks, the performance at the very least will be equal to the Hydro copper and probably it is better.

Either way the EK blocks look better.
Edited by tconroy135 - 1/26/11 at 10:23am
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As with Koolance.......change to single slot bracket and you have a koolance blocked 580. However, I do think that EVGA is nice looking.
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Originally Posted by tconroy135 View Post
You can always replace the bracket and turn EK blocked cards into single slot.

Edit: Unless they are identically priced or you have absolutely no experience with installing coolers go with the EK blocks, the performance at the very least will be equal to the Hydro copper and probably it is better.

Either way the EK blocks look better.
I disagree, I think this card look's much better then one with any other waterblock on it. but I am still waiting for a proper review with things people actually need! I knew the GPU temp's allready! Give us Memory and VRM temps!

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post #6 of 17
ek block + ek backplate definitely looks better imo, and most likely better at cooling, especially VRM's

does the HC2 even have active VRM cooling? any pics of one opened up?
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Originally Posted by koven View Post
ek block + ek backplate definitely looks better imo, and most likely better at cooling, especially VRM's

does the HC2 even have active VRM cooling? any pics of one opened up?
http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=685866&mpage=1

Hope this helps?

I really want to know myself, it's the only reason i haven't got my card's yet. I really love the look of these cards, but I need to know the VRM and Memory temp's if I am going to pay top dollar for them!

everybody likes different things! I proberly will get EK blocks and backplates but I love the look of this card!

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
Edited by Sir Overkill - 1/26/11 at 11:16am
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I don't think you can get the VRM and memory temps out of the latest cards without connecting external readers.

Also, I would like to know the VID of the GPU.

My 4 cards reach 38-45c (first to last) at full load at 850 core speed with EK blocks at 1.075v (63c at 1.213v), and my 465 can do 50c at load on a single 120mm at 780 core.

So if they get 38c at load with 3x120mm radiator and 6 fans at push/pull, tbh, its a bit disappointing for this kind of money.
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I don't think you can get the VRM and memory temps out of the latest cards without connecting external readers.

Also, I would like to know the VID of the GPU.

My 4 cards reach 38-45c (first to last) at full load at 850 core speed with EK blocks at 1.075v (63c at 1.213v), and my 465 can do 50c at load on a single 120mm at 780 core.

So if they get 38c at load with 3x120mm radiator and 6 fans at push/pull, tbh, its a bit disappointing for this kind of money.
How many Rads do you have for your four card's?

Someone needs to get one of these external readers and see the truth about these cards!

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Where do you find single slot brackets? I would like to know for my GTX 285s.
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