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hydro copper 2?

post #1 of 24
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Just wondering what peoples opinions were on the EVGA FTW Hydro Copper 2....

850mhz gpu clock sounds really nice..lol
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post #2 of 24
That card is worth drooling over.
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post #3 of 24
I've been wondering same thing but no real reviews
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post #4 of 24
warranty covers the whole card and block and a nice backplate= WIN in my book
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post #5 of 24
expensive card - but highly sexual
post #6 of 24
You are better off getting a EVGA/Asus GTX580 and EK waterblock. Better temps at higher clocks, and generally a better block and is less restrictive. Also any 580 can hit 850 core with ease. Mine is at 950 core with 1.1v maxing out at 45c.

Also if you ever had a problem with the waterblock EK is great to deal with and same with EVGA, they don't care if you put a waterblock on it. Just return it with the regular cooler. Free lifetime warranty.
post #7 of 24
I think legitreviews or hardwarecanucks did a review of it and found that it overclocked very well and was within the same ballpark as other full block water coolers when it came to temps. Whether or not the parts are worth the price is mitigated by the fact that it has an aesthetic continuity that is not matched by buying a reference card and buying a water block separately for the 580.

Just my 2 cents.
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post #8 of 24
I'd buy it, but I'm poorfag
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post #9 of 24
Single slot design also.
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post #10 of 24
*** worthy!
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