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Hello Water Cooling - The New Leadtek WinFast PX8800 ULTRA

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  1. malware New Member

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    Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for extreme visual graphics technology development, today launched a new high end graphics card - the WinFast PX8800 ULTRA - Leviathan, equipped with an advanced specially designed water cooling system. Unlike WinFast PX8800 ULTRA, PX8800 ULTRA - Leviathan comes with increased GPU and memory core clocks up to 684/2322MHz and 768MB/384 bit GDDR3 memory. The water cooling module that answers for these frequencies is actually a 120x120x25mm aluminum alloy radiator hooked up to a copper water block and a 12V pump with 1200 ml/minute minimum flow rate. All this is fully-sealed and filled with Anti-Corrosion additive for long-time operation without further maintenance. Leadtek will show the WinFast PX8800 ULTRA - Leviathan at Computex Taipei 2007 in Hall 1, A726.

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    So what's it going to cost? $1200 bucks?
     
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    I realise they put an anti-corrosive agent in the fluid, but why do they have to mix copper and alum in the loop?:slap:
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    YAY for single slot coolers!
     
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    look closely its double slot :mad:
     
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    Looks like a single slot cooling solution, but the card has the standard dual bracket on it.
     
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    thats what it is.
    dremel that off and its single slot.
     
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    How in the hell are you supposed to mount that rad?
     
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    my guess is the pump sits on the bottom case totally unsecured, those pipes looks extremly short though :confused:
     
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    cheaper I guess for them and they can charge a little bit more. If it was all copper, you would see why the price was so high and what not. I like this card, but the ridiculous price points nvidia has set makes this card not a hot seller. It will be relegated to the Maximum PC Dream PC Builds.
     
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    I agree, after around 4 months to a year this thing is going to be a corroded piece of junk. I really don't understand what gets into engineers minds these days. Skip the cheap aluminum and use all copper. Or heck, even the other way around just don't mix them.
     
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    QFT. Aluminium radiators arent that bad since they dissipate heat quicker, anyway, I would rather get a third party cooling solution than this...
     
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    This is my preferred one slot solution: :cool:

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    One slot solution is for nubs. I have 4 slot cooling solution.
     

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