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Aight guys well i ran into a little prob here while attempting to install my w/b for my 6950. I have the XFX 6950 1gb vga the problem i ran into was i ordered the XSPC 6970 w/b which is only for Ref design cards and obviously it didnt fit cause duh i have a non-ref card, ( DUMB A>> ME). Well i started to look at Frocencpu and Jab-tech and realized after looking at there compatibility chart that none of the blocks fits my card, atleast not when i compared the pics to my card. i ended putting some pics of my card and the w/b i bought so people can see that it doesnt fit. So basically im asking has anyone seen a w/b that fits this particular card? 2nd weird thing after looking at Ek Compatibility list pics i noticed that the 6870 section looks exactly like mine whats up with that. and by the way i checked 4 times to make sure i have a 6950
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You need the ek rev2 waterblock, xspc doesn't make a rev2 waterblock btw. Check fcpu.

*Now I'm not sure what the 1gb card difference is to the rev2 2gb card, but off the top it looks the same.
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Here's a post with pics regarding board revisions.
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Originally Posted by tsm106;12516259 
Looks like the PCS is their own design based on the rev1 board. The vrms are in the same place unlike the rev2 which have not only moved them, but alsochanged to TI DrMos from the Volterra.

Reference HIS

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PCS

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MSI Frozer, revised board !@#$ Obvious lack of bios switch!

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now after looking at the ek compadibility list for rev 2/ non ref it looks as though it wont fit either unless there using the same pic for both rev 1 and 2
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Pic 1 is rev1. Pic 2 is PCS rev1. Pic 3 is rev2. Pic 4 is your board, which is looks to be kissing cousins with rev2.
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Wait a sec, thhat block has vrm recesses on the wrong side, won't fit either.
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dang im totally lost then lol
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Where'd you order the card from? I hope you say amazon.
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