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ZOTAC Unveils Water-Cooling Solutions

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  1. btarunr

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    ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today unveils two new water-cooling solutions – the GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition and ZOTAC Omni for gamers that demand a water-cooled graphics card or want to upgrade their existing graphics card with water-cooling.

    “As graphics processors become more powerful, greater cooling performance is a necessity which typically results in greater noise levels. To combat the heat and noise levels, water-cooling is an excellent solution,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director. “By equipping the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition with a water-cooler, we were able to reduce temperatures by over 25-percent and produce lower noise levels.”

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    Gamers with existing ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580, GTX 570 and GTX 480 graphics card can opt for the ZOTAC Omni water-cooling upgrade kit. The ZOTAC Omni kit includes the self-contained water-cooling solution and everything a gamer needs to water-cool reference-design GeForce GTX 580, 570 and 480 graphics cards.

    It’s time to play with the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 580 Infinity Edition and Omni water-cooling upgrade.

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    Can a single 120 rad cool a 580, let alone a 480, efficiently?

    I've been wondering if someone was going to come along and do to GPU cooling what the Corsair H50 did to CPU cooling.
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    Now I see why CoolIt limited their own sales....must be something to be said for making the product for others rather than keeping the sales in house;)
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    quite interested in this solution. Clearly it wont match the dedicated loops of more expensive set ups, but it should certainly be a good balance between performance and quiet operation. If this is a sub $100 bit of kit, I will probably take the plunge. Especially after having to send my gigabyte 580 back do to a busted fan. Paired with something like the corsair H50 or the antec kits, you'll get pretty solid performance out of rather small cases as well!
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    if some heat pipes and fins can, its safe to say a small rad can.....:wtf:
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    yes, absolutely. And for the record a 480 put out more heat than a 580.
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    I like the idea. Its a step in the right direct for making this worth something. I'm feeling like a completely closed loop water cooled gaming rig now.
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    Now this is something I like Have this 120 rad and get a Corsair h80 120 side by side
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    Indeed, which is what he inferred in his sentence. See the 'let alone' part?

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    I hope Wizard reviews this \m/.
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    lol, so think rad (it will be not a surprise if it`s made of aluminum:roll:) pump is covering all rad, only one fan ~2000prm does it work properly w\o overheat in 2D? :roll::laugh: i think in 3d it will burst up:laugh:
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    K, now they just need to make it $50 and add 560 Ti support.
    I put at H50 on my 560 Ti and it does just fine.
  13. dickobrazzz New Member

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    but pump in h50 is a bit powerful, and 580 tdp is much bigger
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    I know, but if the h50 also wasn't even designed for GPUs. I imagine something similar that is designed for GPUs will do just fine even on a 580 or 480
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    smth like this is pretty cool, but THIS..here rad is thinker than in h50 and also we have power system or supply system(sorry because i don`t know how to translate this from russian:() and it give us more tdp, so here we`ve got around 250watts(in stock, i don`t know how many when the card is overclocked) of heat and i don`t think that such kind of rad will cool it properly:)
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    Agreed.

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