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Wouldn't it be easier to buy a card with a waterblock already installed? Such cards typically also have a higher performing BIOS on them...
 

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Wouldn't it be easier to buy a card with a waterblock already installed? Such cards typically also have a higher performing BIOS on them...
That means I have to use whatever waterblock the manufacturer partnered with. This is not always the best option for me or anyone else. I would love to have this option stateside for an obvious healthy discount.
 
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I have no problem with this, I would love it to save some money and get a waterblock to make my system.
 

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VideoCardz said:
From what I learned from the manufacturer, these cards are often sold directly to Internet Cafes, which prefer to put waterblocks on higher-end systems (it limits the heat in the room).
Right. Because waterblocks magically teleport the heat out of the room. :wtf: :kookoo:
 
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Right. Because waterblocks magically teleport the heat out of the room. :wtf::kookoo:
It's possible that the radiators could be outside of the room. I've personally thought about doing that.
 
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You could bolt a single phase change to it flash rhe bios higher, n away youd go...
 
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The problem w/ waterblocks today is who chooses to make a WB fr which PCBs ... there are always WBs for the reference cards, problem being that they are placed on a reference PCB. Even on the pre-assembled cards like the MSI series with preinstalled EK blocks ... again not MSI's best PCB. If ya spring for the best PC, question is will it sell enough fr the WB manufacturers to make a custom fitted block ?

It's possible that the radiators could be outside of the room. I've personally thought about doing that.
External mounted radiator kits have been available for a long time ... even cases with two round grommeted holes for the tubing.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/1...iator_-_HX-1080_no_nozzles.html?tl=g30c95s667

https://koolance.com/ex2-1055-exos-2.5-liquid-cooling-system-aluminum

Some even have placed the rads outside or connected them to things ranging from a Tub of water to an underground geothermal loop.
 
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