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What is the Alphacool GPX?


The GPX is Alphacools revolutionary new GPU water block. The key to the GPX water block is compatibility and future-proofing as the water block itself uses exchangeable plates that lets you change GPU's without having to drain your loop.


How does the GPX work?

The GPX uses a core block that is mounted to a plate specific to your GPU. The Core block cools the GPU's cores directly while also being mounted to and cooling the aluminium plate, as shown in this video:



What cards are compatible with the GPX?

There are now well over 200 cards compatible with the GPX from Nvidia and ATI including reference and non-reference cards. Want to see if you card is compatible use the links below:

Nvidia Compatibility

ATI Compatibility

But what if my card isn't listed?

Because Alphacool is dedicated to making the GPX the most compatible water block in the market if they do not already have a solution they will make you a water block for your card free of charge! all you have to do is send it in to Alphacool's state of the art R&D facility for scanning.

More information on how Alphacool makes their blocks can be seen here

What are the advantages of using the GPX over traditional GPU blocks?

  • Cost - The GPX is cheaper then most other GPU waterblocks on the market
  • Backplate is included! - Everything you need in one box at one price.
  • Upgradeable - If you change your GPU you can buy a new plate and back plate for half the cost of a new GPU block and you don't have to drain your loop!

Please feel free to ask questions / post pictures of your GPX set-ups in this thread smile.gif

Here's mine!



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New cards added to the line up:

Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - Nvidia Geforce GTX 980 M05 - incl. backplate - black
Compatible:
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Gaming G1, 4GB GDDR5, 2x DVI, HDMI, 3x DisplayPort (GV-N980G1 GAMING-4GD)
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Windforce 3X 4GB GDDR5 (GV-N980WF3OC-4GD Rev.1.0)

Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - Nvidia Geforce GTX 960 M02 - incl. backplate - black
Compatible:
ASUS STRIX-GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5, GeForce GTX 960, 2GB GDDR5, DVI, HDMI, 3x DisplayPort (90YV07N0-M0NA00)

Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - ATI R9 280 M11 - incl. backplate - black
Compatible:
MSI R9 280X Gaming 3G, Radeon R9 280X, 3GB GDDR5, DVI, HDMI, 2x Mini DisplayPort (V277-053R)
MSI R9 280 Gaming 3G Radeon R9 280 3GB GDDR5 (V277-082R)
MSI R9 280X Gaming 3G Radeon R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 (V277-067R)
MSI R9 280X Gaming 6G Radeon R9 280X 6GB GDDR5 (V277-081R)

Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - Nvidia Quadro M02 - incl. backplate - black

Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - ATI R9 290X and 290 M09 - incl. backplate - black

Compatible:
MSI R9 290X Gaming 8G, Radeon R9 290X, 8GB GDDR5, 2x DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort (V308-036R)
MSI R9 290X Gaming 4G Radeon R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 (V308-017)

Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - Nvidia Geforce GTX 780 M03 - incl. backplate - black
Compatible:
ASUS ROG MATRIX-GTX780TI-P-3GD5 Platinum, GeForce GTX 780 Ti, 3GB GDDR5, 2x DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort (90YV05G0-M0NA00)

Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - Nvidia Geforce GTX TITAN X / GTX 980 Ti M01 - incl. backplate - black
Compatible:
ASUS GTXTITANX-12GD5 GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB GDDR5 (90YV0810-U0NA00)
EVGA GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB GDDR5 (12G-P4-2990)
EVGA GeForce GTX Titan X SuperClocked 12GB GDDR5 (12G-P4-2992)
Gainward GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB (426018336-3439)
Gigabyte GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB GDDR5 (GV-NTITANXD5-12GD-B)
Inno3D GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB GDDR5 (NTX-1DDN-O5HN)
MSI NTITAN X 12GD5 GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB GDDR5 (V801-1279R)
Palit GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB GDDR5 (NE5XTIX015KB-PG600F)
PNY GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB GDDR5 (TCSGTXTITANX-PB)
Zotac GeForce GTX TITAN X (ZT-90401-10P)
Inno3D GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (N980-1DDN-M5DN/N98T-1DDN-N5HN)
ASUS GTX980TI-6GD5 GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (90YV08M0-U0NM00)
ELSA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5
EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (06G-P4-4990)
EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti ACX 2.0+ 6GB GDDR5 (06G-P4-4991)
EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked 6GB GDDR5 (06G-P4-4992)
EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked ACX 2.0+ 6GB GDDR5 (06G-P4-4993)
EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked+ ACX 2.0+ 6GB GDDR5 (06G-P4-4995)
Gainward GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (3446)
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (GV-N98TD5-6GD-B)
Inno3D GeForce GTX 980 Ti HerculeZ X3 6GB GDDR5 (N98TV-1SDN-N5HNX)
Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 980 Ti HerculeZ X3 Air Boss Ultra 6GB GDDR5 (C98T3-1SDN-N5HNX)
Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 980 Ti HerculeZ X4 Air Boss Ultra 6GB GDDR5 (C98T4-1SDN-N5HNX)
KFA² GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (98IRH5DH00GA)
KFA² GeForce GTX 980 Ti OC 6GB GDDR5 (98IRH5DH9WGT)
MSI GTX 980Ti 6GD5 GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (V801-1283R)
MSI GTX 980Ti 6GD5 V1 GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (V323-008R)
Palit GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (NE5X98T015JBF)
PNY GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (GF980IGTX6GEPB)
PNY GeForce GTX 980 Ti XLR8 OC 6GB GDDR5 (KF980IGTX6GEPB)
Zotac GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB GDDR5 (ZT-90501-10P)
Zotac GeForce GTX 980 Ti AMP! 6GB GDDR5 (ZT-90503-10P)

Alphacool GPX SLI Connector - Triple asymetric

Alphacool GPX SLI Connector - Triple asymetric Plexi

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Not sure why this thread is so quiet - got to say I love the GPX block and have found it's performance great. Importantly it gave me the option of watercooling a relatively low end gpu with a waterblock that could be upgraded down the line. Also got to say have been impressed with the input you guys have been giving on the site recently.

That said;
a) Which models are available / planned to be available as upgrade kits? Currently the upgrade list on aquatuning.co.uk seems quite a bit smaller than the list of complete blocks - though i haven't compared in detail. I would get it if the lower end cards like my 270x didn't have an upgrade kit but do all higher end cards?

b) Is there a plan to release blocks / upgrade kits for the r9 390 series? Or is this where the custom service would come in and you release them as and when you get a request?

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Hi Bicheal,

All models are available with the upgrade kits but they are listed on request smile.gif At the moment Alphacool are working on making sure they have every GPU block covered and then inbetween the upgrade kits will be listed

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Awesome, thanks for the reply.

Time to start saving (or rather justifying to myself that it's time for an upgrade!)

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Hello, i wanted to ask a question.
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Upgradeable - If you change your GPU you can buy a new plate and back plate for half the cost of a new GPU block and you don't have to drain your loop!
So how does it exactly work? Let's say i have the GPX, R9 290 one. On later date i change graphics card and i want to use the waterblock. How do buy the new plate "for half the cost"? Do i just send an e-mail with my previous plate receipt or something?
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No the upgrade kits like THIS are readily available and can be brought from us or your favourite suppler

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I made an unboxing video some momths ago. It´s in german but u guys can get the idea anyway. The performance of those alphacool blocks are really good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4STCdM3Y4E
Hey! You are the guy who did literally the only review of this Magicool pump/reservoir. I absolutely don't understand even a little bit of german so could you tell me how was it? I think you checked in the video the flow rate but it showed you something like ~60 l/h. The pump was supposed to be 450 l/h so i was a little bit curious since it's really cheap. Do you think it's worth?

Also what temps did you have with the GPX Alphacool block? I'm thinking of buying one later but i'm afraid it will have trouble with cooling the damned, hot as hell VRM1 on my R9 290(that vrm is really hot but really small, really hard to cool when overclocking).
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