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EK Debuts Water Blocks for EVGA Classified SR-X and MSI R7970 Lightning

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EK Water Blocks, premium water cooling gear provider, has released two new water blocks - the EK-FB KIT SR-X for EVGA Classified SR-X motherboard and the EK-FC7970 Lightning for MSI's premium R7970 Lightning graphics card.

EK-FB KIT SR-X full-board water block kit is a complete liquid cooling solution for EVGA Classified SR-X (270-SE-W888) motherboard. The water blocks directly cools Intel C606 southbridge (PCH), PLX PEX8784 PCIe lane splitter controller and power regulation (VRM / MOSFETs) module of both CPUs. Please note this water block cools exactly as much heat generating components as EVGA factory cooling solution. It is medium-high to high flow water block that can be easily used with systems using weaker water pumps. It is available in two variants - Nickel and Acetal+Nickel.

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I think Eddy's been watching to many crop circle vidz :laugh:
 
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WTF circles again... :confused:
I´am starting to move away from EK
 

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that would be one beast of a machine... 7970 lightnings in CF both on waterblocks... OC'ed massively... but at the point you might as well just buy 2 gtx 690's in sli. lol
 
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The Lightning is absolutely borked by lack of DVI-D. Otherwise I'd buy one and put one of these blocks on. Silly people at MSI.
 

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Wait is the SR-X out yet?
 
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Threw me seeing EVGA and 7970 in the title.
 

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It is available in two variants - Nickel and Acetal+Nickel.

Yeah... no thanks.
 
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+ one to circle hate.

A plain block would look much nicer, and these would just add to production costs and time ( not a lot I imagine but still, it adds up)
 
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The Lightning is absolutely borked by lack of DVI-D. Otherwise I'd buy one and put one of these blocks on. Silly people at MSI.
I seem to be missing something here... why not use displayport instead then, seeing it supports resolutions beyond 1920x1080 while single-link DVI does not?
 
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If the card had the standard 7970 ports, it could be single slot with this block on it.
 

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I miss the days when high-end GPUs were single slot.
 

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If the card had the standard 7970 ports, it could be single slot with this block on it.
I think they should have used the same output configuration as the HD6990 (single slot capable)

4miniDP and 1 dual link DVI

eyefinity 5x1 is the best configuration over 3 monitors for gaming.
 
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tec/water cooling? single slot solution?
 

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You mean hot and loud? I don't. :(
No, I mean when the waterblock and the backplate connectors all fit within the space of a single expansion slot.

I'd like to see an all DisplayPort GPU with a waterblock.
 
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Superb but only 6 SATA ports only...will never buy it if i was planning to buy a dual LGA 2011... atleast 10 SATAs is enough...