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Colorful Unveils Fanless GeForce GTX 680 Graphics Card

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. pantherx12

    pantherx12 New Member

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    I Freaken love Colorful!


    So OTT, it's like what I would do if I built components XD ( although like others have said, I'd have no stupid pointless bits of metal to block airflow)



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    I really hope the heatsink gets sold separately. I want one just for the lulz.
     
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    Hahahahaha, what?!


    BEEFCAKE!
     
  3. mlee49

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    What are you talking about? No SLI? Why not? Do we live in a world where ALL PCIE slots are only 2 spaces away?

    The second module is optional homie.

    This negates the rest of your No statements.

    lol
     
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    Why Y don't sell in Europe? First their mini-ITX low-profile gaming rig. Now this....come on, ship something here :)
     
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    We need external GPUs, like the Tesla units. ;)
     
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    Looking at this wonderful product, I wish they would setup a distribution network in the U.S. Does anyone know if they sell through any Canadian retailers?

    I can't stop looking at those pics! Sweet design. :rockout:
     
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    That's pretty dammed cool, will this be available in the US?
     
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    You gave up too soon!

    Grab some 8mm pipe, make an appropriate sized coil jig, wrap it around jig, install, and the rest is standard WC.

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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    This is completely pointless.
    "Let's make a 2-slot card take up five slots so it doesn't need a fan."
    I don't care how big the heatsink is, it still needs airflow over it to do its job. Not to mention you've just filled up most of your expansion slots with a cooler that costs a small fortune; say goodbye to SLI and/or expansion cards(RAID, sound, TV tuner, etc). This thing would extend past the bottom of an MATX board...
    Idiots.
     
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    Cases with 200mm fans would love this card.

    Would 2x 200mm @70cfm each would pretty much be silent whilst still cooling your gigantic passive heatsinks!

    This is for people who want complete silence yet still want have a beast of a system ( but don't trust water cooling)


    Plus it looks fucking awesome, I can imagine some really awesome casemods/ like part open bench/part case so the heatsinks are exposed looking all bad ass and such.

    Steam punk maybe.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    This is like, what, the first ever flagship high-end GPU passively cooled? SILENT high-end gaming?


    I'll take 3, please.

    Oh wait...these cost how much?


    Personally, cards running at 95 C or higher doesn't scare me one bit. All these temperature concerns about keeping things uder 60-70 C...:shadedshu
     
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    Wouldn't it hit your CPU fan?

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    Nice. A new 6 slots card! Congrats!
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    My point exactly. Silence is great, but not if you're sacrificing cost and to a degree, usable space.
    If you're concerned so much about silence but still want a high-end card, just turn down the fan on the stock card! As long as it stays 105C or lower, it's fine! Nowadays these high-end(and even a lot of low-end) cards have throttle points, so if it gets too hot, it'll throttle the speeds and/or voltage to keep temps in check and prevent damage.
    I'm with Dave on this one. I keep both of my 7970 fans at 40%. Damn near silent and temps never break 95C, even overclocked to 1150/1800. Not once have I had a thermal shutdown or dealt with throttling, and the loudest fan(s) in my system are the ones on my CPU heatsink(which desperately needs replacing with a water loop anyway).
    All this focus on passive setups is ludicrous. It only serves to increase weight, price, and bling factor, NOT functionality.
    I'll say it again: IDIOCY.
     
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    Forgetting everything you just said [it has plenty merit] it's still an awesome looking card !! :eek:
     
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    Except for the part where 90% of all stock coolers are too loud, even at minimum speed. Some of you ought to get your hearing checked if you think those things are truly quiet.

    And all the focus on EXTREMEZXXX!!!11 OVERCLOCKZINGMAXORZ!! INCREASE VOLTAGE TO 9000+ BURN DOWN YOUR HOUSE! isn't?

    Perfecting heatsinks benefits us all, down to the average consumer. Just goes to show how short sighted you are.

    So everything you don't like is idiotic and stupid? Right.


    Here's a brand new concept for you: don't like it? Don't buy it. Or do you go around thread-crapping on everything you don't like?
     
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    That looks awkward
     
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    why do some of you bitch and whine about "5 slots" when it looks like at least one expansion card can fit in the cooler, maybe even 2?

    anyhow, i can't wait for a review. this with 2 500rpm 120-140mm fans + a small or prebuilt wc loop for the cpu = heaven for my ears with a shitload of oc performance.
     
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    You're entire case will be a single video card. It takes up more room than two dual-slot cards. Thanks but no thanks. I'll waste my money on something more useful, like water cooling. :shadedshu
     
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    This is all wrong. Better to design a heatsink so huge it is actually a PC case. The motherboard and components then "slot in" to the GPU! Massive passive.
     
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    What about this GTX680............90mm fan.......26 heatpipes......yikes

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    slot size is the new E-Peen meter :D
     
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    Aquinus Resident Wat-man

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    Slap it in with a 3960x and you'll be topping out that E-Peen meter. :p
     
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