Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 15 Apr 2010.
Evga H20 gtx 400s
What i wanna see is some reviews of these beasties.
Im just curious about it's overclocking abilities...
But it is still hot, even under watercooling
Now I've read it here plenty of times, but I wasn't aware that changing the cooler on a garphics card voided the warranty. I'm pretty certain at least that when I changed the cooler on my Inno3D 8800GT I didn't break any warranty stickers.
They're not there, but if you damage the card you need to put back the reference cooler back in such a way that it will look like it wasn't tempered with. Otherwise the manfactuter will refuse the refund
When I put a Zalman water block on my 8800GTX the temps droped from 80-85c (under load) to about 55-60c, and I also have an overclocked e6600 on the same loop. I am completely sold when it comes to watercooling, but I imagine there will be quite a healthy price hike too.
This is the only way to have a proper GTX480... But of course, if a GTX480 is already expensive than these will be 100-150€ more
I assume that these will be even more expensive than a HD5970?
Looks good but it will be an awful lot of money for something that isn't even the quickest card (something which could be said about the standard GTX480 - uk shafting, sorry pricing only).
Personally i think thats kinda ugly ><
£650+ im guessing?
That is a Bitspower block, right? They do make a nice block but I like the look of Ek blocks a lot more.
I have the same assumption as pizan, a Bitspower block, at least has quality behind the cooler manufacturing process
I'm assuming they're still using a double slot backplate due to the rather unfortunate weight of this card. I remember how years ago, some of the danger den blocks came with a clear acrylic strut... this may be a necessary accessory again soon.
I want a waterblock for my Geforce 470 (Palit)
EVGA's watercooled 480 costs $650, thats not so bad imho, but I guess it will cost a lot more overe here..
@Tulatin: And they come with a single slot backplate don't know about the Inno3D ones though.
Newegg.com has the HD5970 placed at $700, though all are out of stock and demand is likely raising prices, but that's not a half bad price there for the 480. If you're already forgetting about price/performance and going for raw power you may as well get a watercooled GTX480 and take it even further...
more lipstick on a pig
Everyone knows Bitspower blocks are crap.
Images from EvilClocker @ XS
Most pointless thing ever.
I don't know much, but I *do* know that "Freezer" and "GTX470" or "GTX480" don't belong in the same sentence.
alu will never go in my loop - so if this is an alu block they're obviously after WC nabs who don't know better and still think TT is the king. . .
If all you cre about is raw power then why would you forgo the HD5970 for the slower GTX480?
(Unless you mean specifically for CUDA?).
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