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EVGA 9800GX2 Hydro Copper 18 Waterblock Available for Pre-order

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    EVGA is proud to announce the first ever EVGA designed GeForce 9800 GX2 water block - the EVGA 9800GX2 Hydro Copper 18 waterblock (part number: 200-CU-HC18-B1) with a 100% copper design and SLI compatibility. Being a full cover block, the Hydro Copper 18 is compatible with all reference 9800 GX2 cards and can be used in both 3/8" ID and 1/2" ID water cooling systems. Available now for pre-order, you'll have to hurry up if you want to buy one, because the block is said to be produced in a limited quantities. The price is little steep though, $249.99.

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    These are certified for the 9800GX2 right? But is there any other compatible cards?
     
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    Wow, a little steep :eek::twitch:
     
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    Its not steep if you can afford a 9800GX2 :eek:
     
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    $250 for a block! :eek:

    thats crazy!!
     
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    Its not that crazy. I mean come on, its the first water block ever made by evga. So show some respect and support.
     
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    oh boy, lemme carve some copper up.... 250 bucks, yeah that sounds about right....
     
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    intel igent New Member

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    are you nuts?

    that thing is WAY overpriced. WAY.
     
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    Hm. That is essentially just a regular quad with an unlocked multi. >_>
     
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    Wrong thread much? :laugh:
     
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    Sick, just sick. Half the price of what you can buy the card for now....lol, needless to say its not worth it.

    EDIT: If it was silver for that price I would snap up all of them :D
     
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    dangerden's version is 209.99.
     
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    Come on, regardless of the product used for the cost of the water block is outrageous. Specially when the product itself is rumored to reach EOL in a few months.
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    fourth only to silver, gold and carbon. not second.
     
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    Would a gold heatsink be the best?
     
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    i think the price might have something to do with how big it has to be and that its 100% copper...copper is not the cheapest thing to manufacture these days...but $250 does seem a bit expensive....i wonder if it will be available @ places like newegg?
     
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    EVGA's AKIMBO Cooler took a few weeks to get to retailers like newegg after it was announced so im guessing this will be the same way.
     
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    yea your prob right im sure it wont b as much there...eVGA make good stuff but i would never directly buy from them...they are to pricey
     
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    They have some B Stock stuff for crazy cheap tho. The 680i they have for 100$ is REALLY tempting. They also have a 8600GTS for 80$.

    http://www.evga.com/products/bstock.asp
     
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    wow they also have a GTX for 299...i guess that about what they go for now days anyway
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Second best, a diamond heatsink would be the best conductor of heat.
     
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    Good luck affording both :p I wonder how well a diamond one would do anyway.
     
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    i dont think diamonds conduct heat all that great tbh but i could be wrong
     
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    I don't wanna know. The last diamond I bought was the size of pci slot screw & costed more than my car, piff. That thing would probably blow your card & a 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th mortgage :D
     

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