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I would think that this would answer your question...

"Can you transfer a FC block over different manufacturer cards and or generations of cards without modification?"

I have two Thermosheres and paid a considerable amount for Swiftech heatsinks and had them milled to accept Thermospheres over Swiftech GPU only blocks.

Costs less in the long run than buying a card specific FC block for each generational upgrade. GPU RAM doesn't run hot enough to worry about watercooling them and VRAM5 only require a heatsink unless you're throwing a lot of voltage on them to stabilize a mondo OC. thumb.gif

Initially the cost will be round the same. But long term? Yeah I think you pay pennies on the pound. biggrin.gif


~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

Woah, those heatsinks look so rad with the Thermospheres in your pics. Nice job!

Thank you. And since you mention them...

Here is that Thermosphere Pr0n!! (Click to show)




Thom Randolph up in the Seattle area did the work. I just provided the material and the mental picture. He did such an awesome job. thumb.gif
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Nothing wrong with soft tube, I've become a big fan of EK's ZMT

I would rather have hardline but that ZMT is so smexy. Just finished up installing a Predator 240 in my client's build and really like that ZMT. cool.gif

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post #17633 of 21017
Hey everyone, I need some guidance.

I'm looking to build my first custom loop, it's really necessary! I use my computer for encoding at work, and my CPU, and gtx1080 is just to noisy with my overclocks. I bring my PC to, and from work. So it needed to be smaller.

This is what I have.

Phanteks Evolv entho itx case, "Without Window"

6600K, @4.9Ghz

GTX1080 FE.

I want to water cool my CPU, and GPU. And I'm really confused with all of the tubing diameters, and fitting sizes.

I can fit a 240 up top, and a 240 in the front, and a 120mm in the back.

I would like to run big fat tubes, to a EK CPU block, and a EK GPU block full coverage with a back plate.

And a single D5 pump with a shorter cylinder reservoir combo?

I'm really confused to fitting sizes, etc.etc. rad thickness.

Under $500 would be great. I just need a silent system. My GPU, and AIO rad fans are wayyy to loud. My GPU loads about 82C, and CPU is like 90C

I see all these other cats Overclocked with a GTX1080, and there load temp is like 30-40C! It's amazing.
post #17634 of 21017
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Hey everyone, I need some guidance.

I'm looking to build my first custom loop, it's really necessary! I use my computer for encoding at work, and my CPU, and gtx1080 is just to noisy with my overclocks. I bring my PC to, and from work. So it needed to be smaller.

This is what I have.

Phanteks Evolv entho itx case, "Without Window"

6600K, @4.9Ghz

GTX1080 FE.

I want to water cool my CPU, and GPU. And I'm really confused with all of the tubing diameters, and fitting sizes.

I can fit a 240 up top, and a 240 in the front, and a 120mm in the back.

I would like to run big fat tubes, to a EK CPU block, and a EK GPU block full coverage with a back plate.

And a single D5 pump with a shorter cylinder reservoir combo?

I'm really confused to fitting sizes, etc.etc. rad thickness.

Under $500 would be great. I just need a silent system. My GPU, and AIO rad fans are wayyy to loud. My GPU loads about 82C, and CPU is like 90C

I see all these other cats Overclocked with a GTX1080, and there load temp is like 30-40C! It's amazing.

Because you said cat is the reason you caught my attention. I personally wouldn't buy the 120mm as I think they look tacky and with the low wattage output from the 1080 I wouldn't think it would need more than a 240mm rad. If you are thinking of a certain rad, look at the exterior dimensions instead of the core thickness as they are two different things. A D5 will be fine for the rads and blocks, also more if you add them down the line in another upgrade or what not.

Fittings are sold by diameter for hard line. Id = inside diameter of the tube and Od = outside diameter
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post #17635 of 21017
A 120 should be more than enough headroom for a GPU only loop. Of course a 240 is where I would go with it but a 120 is doable.

A 360 would be better still, especially if contemplating adding the CPU to the loop.

And at least 480 worth of cooling would guarantee both stay chilly with an OC on them. smile.gif

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post #17636 of 21017
Anyone know when the gigabyte designare monoblock will be out? They mentioned it coming soon on FB.
post #17637 of 21017
anyone got any discount codes for the EK shop?


even 5% would be cool..get it

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ALSO why wont EK let me use my PayPal balance? its forcing me to use a card via PayPal...
Edited by Asus11 - 9/26/16 at 8:06am
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Anyone know when the gigabyte designare monoblock will be out? They mentioned it coming soon on FB.

No recent ETA. I will try to have some update
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post #17639 of 21017
It looks to me that the EK kits are a huge value!

The Performance 240 and 280 are roughly $350.00, includes a D5 w/ reservoir, rad, tubing, fittings, and cpu block.

I can fit a 240, or a 280 in the top of my case. is there a disadvantage with a 280 over a 240?

I am going to order one of these kits, and order the EK gtx1080 water block to have a full loop. Is a single 240 or 280 rad sufficient for my 6600K and GTX1080?? Or should I order a extra 240 rad for the front too?

So far it would be,

EK D5 Performance 240mm kit and gtx1080 water block, and maybe a 2nd 240mm radiator if needed.
post #17640 of 21017
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It looks to me that the EK kits are a huge value!

The Performance 240 and 280 are roughly $350.00, includes a D5 w/ reservoir, rad, tubing, fittings, and cpu block.

I can fit a 240, or a 280 in the top of my case. is there a disadvantage with a 280 over a 240?

I am going to order one of these kits, and order the EK gtx1080 water block to have a full loop. Is a single 240 or 280 rad sufficient for my 6600K and GTX1080?? Or should I order a extra 240 rad for the front too?

So far it would be,

EK D5 Performance 240mm kit and gtx1080 water block, and maybe a 2nd 240mm radiator if needed.

If you can fit the 280mm rad go for it, and it should be able to cool your CPU&GPU if you're not doing any significant overclocks. But adding a second 240/280mm rad wouldn't hurt and would diffidently help to bring noise levels down.

What case will you be using btw?
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