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EK Releases Water Block for EVGA's GeForce GTX 680 FTW

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EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium performance PC water cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to present the fourth GeForce GTX 680 water block in the lineup, the EK-FC680 GTX FTW. EK-FC680 GTX FTW is a high performance full-cover water block for engineered specifically for EVGA design GeForce GTX 680 FTW series graphics cards.

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inb4 "Circles ZOMMGGG soo fugglyyy"
 
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I've got an EK block on my card and the circles are fine. Makes the card look less 'plain'. However, I stand by the assertion that the stacked power connectors make the water block look bad. I thought the FTW had side by side connectors?
 
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there's no need for a waterblock since nvidia made evga chop the balls off this card for most people
 
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I like that it can be half black and half nickle plated, but all those circles :wtf:, not for me.
 
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there's no need for a waterblock since nvidia made evga chop the balls off this card for most people
I think you are talking about the classified, not the FTW, this was never meant to have unlocked voltage.

I agree though, voltage locked watercooled cards are a joke, an aftermarket air cooling solution is almost the same.
 
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, I stand by the assertion that the stacked power connectors make the water block look bad. I thought the FTW had side by side connectors?
I agree I wish these GPU makers would put the power connector on the bottom right side and have the power plug in from the right side.
Would make cables plug in so easy.
Also if your going to make a WB with a see through top should make it more clear and not a frosted.

 
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And have the power connector block, SATA, USB or some other random header?
 
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And have the power connector block, SATA, USB or some other random header?
Sounds like your MB is poorly setup , It would not make sense for a company to put those where they know a GPU's butt will be.


I'm running crossfire and the only thing blocked is the CMOS battery.

 
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Sounds like your MB is poorly setup , It would not make sense for a company to put those where they know a GPU's butt will be.


I'm running crossfire and the only thing blocked is the CMOS battery.

http://img.techpowerup.org/121024/Capture196.jpg
When space isn't a premium like the full size ATX board you're using as an example that would be true, but on smaller boards, ports and headers do often populate that area even on well made boards.