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Cooling Neeeeeed Cool lookin GF4 Block!

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Coolrunnin, 30 May 2002.

  1. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Hi everyone!

    I'm in the process of lookin for a new GF4 block - current block is an all copper maze I made myself but I'm building a good-lookin rig at the mo and I'd like to have something well-made pref with plexi top to match my OCPC neptune CPU block (and LEDs if poss :D :D ) Like the neptune it's gotta work as good as it looks too :D (there's no pleasing some people is there?!!!:rolleyes:)

    Any ideas appreciated - had a look at the innovatech offering but plexi tops are where I start gettin excited :p
     
  2. scopEDog

    scopEDog Minimodder

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    DD is just about ready to release a new gf4 block..yeah i know what you mean about clear tops..looks nice :dude:
     
  3. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Any info anywhere on that DD block? I've had a quick browse over there but couldn't find any pics or nuthin':sigh:

    I've had a reply from Jess at OCPC who said there's one in development but wouldn't let on as to what the finished block might look perfom like - judgin' by the smilies he's confident it'll be the ****! Mid-June he reckons for product launch.... (ok pimping over:rolleyes: :D )
     
  4. Haddy

    Haddy World Domination

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    everybody is makin one here soon....dangerden, dtek, and a bunch of uk sites are working on them....give it a few more months and there will be a million to choose from....
     
  5. TiTch

    TiTch h2o cooled

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    You can get the be cooling blocks at

    www.pclincs.co.uk
    www.over-clock.co.uk

    DD will ship to the UK as will Dtek (who I spoke to on the phone and was well impressed with).

    But as Haddy rightly says, you will have loads on the market by the summer.
     
  6. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Cheers for the info and stuff everyone - I'll be looking for a new block definitely in the summer! Hopefully OCPC will have sorted thier offering that should go nicely with me neptune:D
     
  7. Haddy

    Haddy World Domination

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    GF4 blocks? couldnt find one @ pclincs and the oc.co.uk looks like a modified koolance block that i couldnt find where u could buy....
     
  8. SiGmA_X

    SiGmA_X What's a Dremel?

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    If you have a drill press or better yet, a CNC, you can make your own. The design is really very simple. I will be starting work on mine tomorrow, if I can make a stop to the metal shop and buy some copper.

    Anyone know where to buy Lexan in the USA (Pacific NW)?
     
  9. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    The really annoying thing is I've got 7.5Kgs of 15mm copper plate, lexan but no ****ing CNC. I'm too much of a perfectionist to 'drill' a block. My current GPU block is a drilled maze design but that's got a copper top :rolleyes:

    *goes to look in the phone book for machine shops!*

    Oh yeah, a bit off topic but anyhoo - where's the cheapest place in the UK that sells Perspex and thick Lexan (about 1/4") in sensible sizes (not measured in metres!) - I'm gonna design my own GPU w/b I think - just seen the DD GF4 block and I'm not sure about it - the barb position looks a little strange to me - I don't think the hoses would clear any decent ramsinks at all! see for yourselves - http://www.dangerden.com/images/GF4/gf4.htm :eyebrow:
     
  10. Haddy

    Haddy World Domination

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    good thing about that gf4 block is u can use it with gf2/3s also =)
     
  11. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Very true Haddy - I doubt many other blocks will be able to do the same:) Just those barbs (and the uncertainty of the Maze 3's 'unintentional direct die' cooling approach :eeek: ) make me a little sceptical of the design :eyebrow:
     
  12. Haddy

    Haddy World Domination

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    cooling a gpu isnt like cooling a cpu.....theres not as much to cool so design isnt nearly as important....just put water on it and till cool just fine....
     
  13. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Hexerlent!:D

    I'm still gonna **** up making my own block design before throwing the mangled remains full of broken end mills through the workshop window and buying a ready made alternative!:rolleyes:
     
  14. BorgBob

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    Gemini Cool make a plexi top GPU water block...
     
  15. TiTch

    TiTch h2o cooled

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    If you look on the modding section, Linear has done a load of information on lexan etc. and where top get it.
     
  16. Coolrunnin

    Coolrunnin What's a Dremel?

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    Cheers TiTch I'll pop over and take a look :)

    Ah! BorgBob - Where abouts do geminicool reside?

    :edit: It's o.k. I got it!
     
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