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Koolance Rolls Out GeForce GTX 690 Water Block

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  1. Cristian_25H

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    Koolance has now made available the VID-NX690 water block which is compatible with NVIDIA's dual-GPU beast, the GeForce GTX 690. This full cover block measures 25.40 x 12.70 x 1.91 cm, it weights 1.02 kg, and features G 1/4 BSP threading and a nickel-plated solid copper base boasting a high-performance microfin (0.5 mm) design.

    The VID-NX690 is currently in stock and costs $144.99.

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    With how sexy the stock 690 looks, I'd feel bad ripping it apart...
     
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    1000$ for card and 145$ for fc? oh god..what for?
    in russia gtx690 costs ~1400$ x)
     
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    Yeah. Great. Now where's that GTX670 block ? :p
     
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    That looks so cheap and common... :(
    Let's hope someone will eventually get a WB with looks worthy of a 690.
     
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    We need something more shiny, sir.
     
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    what a waste !
     
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    Why on earth would you strip a 690?
     
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    Other than the aesthetic point you all said, why would someone watercool a vga which doesn't support voltage tweaking other than a meager power target setting?

    This obviously looks worse than the reference design and the GTX 690 cooling solution has been proven very quiet and more than adequate.

    So... Thermal, acoustic and aesthetic are all against this wb.

    The only reason I could see it would be a badass looking WB from Swiftech.
     
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    So they make 10 of these blocks for the 10 available 690 cards?
     
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    Still not as quiet as full loop on water. With 4+ 120 fans and an already not too hot chip, the water cooled 690 will essentially be silent as the radiator fans would not be required to spin up at all. Just 4 or 5 fans trundling along at 6-700 rpm, with a dual 680 equivalent and NO EXTRA noise.

    My 7970 on ultra @ 2560x1440 hits 55/56 degrees (overclocked) with no fan ramping (apart from cpu of course).

    There's always room for water :D
     
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    seriously

    sorry man they always do waterblocks for the bargain gpus last. i mean come on, the sissies need waterblocks to.
     

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