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Liquid-Cooled Colorful GeForce GTX TITAN iGame Unveiled

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  1. btarunr

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    Colorful was the first graphics card maker to announce a factory-overclocked GeForce GTX TITAN, only it held back with adding its own customization because manufacturers are not permitted to modify reference-design GTX TITAN, with the exception of pre-installing full-coverage water-blocks, such as in the case of EVGA GTX TITAN HydroCopper. Colorful followed this path, by innovating a full-coverage block of its own.

    Pictured below are two iterations of Colorful's card, one with a see-through acrylic top, and another with a classy POM-acetal top. The underlying block appears to use nickel-plated copper, and features a dense micro-channel stack over the GPU area, where the highest heat is generated and needs to be dissipated. The coolant channel appears to flow through the entire VRM area; the block actively cools all memory chips on the obverse side of the PCB. Colorful is running opinion polls on Chinese social-media on which block better suits the PCB, which ultimately is an NVIDIA-reference design one. Colorful plans to deploy factory-overclocked speeds of 954 MHz core, 1006 MHz GPU Boost, while leaving the memory untouched at 6.00 GHz.

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    Wow! A FC block that actually passes water over the VRMs
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    Meh I don't like the aesthetics, AC Kryographics and XSPC Titan Razor are so much better.

    Also duhhh unknown block manufacturer + nickel plating is not a combo I'd trust.
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    Most importantly acrylic bolted down to the metal is a big concern, especially when the manufacturer is unknown.
    They better go with the other design if they are smart. It will be hilarious when the block cracks on a $1000+ graphic card. :nutkick:
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    water cooling and still 4slots on the last one? what a waste :/
    water cooling is employed mostly for dual or quad gpu setups., taking that into configuration, PCIe slots are at average 1 slot apart, i.e only room for dual slots GPUs.
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    That's up to nVidia, they won't allow custom PCBs and the reference is double slot because the DVI ports are stacked.

    If you want single slot you'll have to buy into an ATI/AMD multi gpu setup eww

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