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EK Working on a New Water Block for AMD's Radeon HD 7990

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This looks to be like a Titan style water block scenario - to eliminate the fan noise and keep it cooler. As W1zz said in his review their is little overclock performance to be gained due to the hard power limits, similar to the Titan not a great deal extra due to voltage limits.

In his review W1zz also mentioned bad coil whine (and that the other reviewers he contacted had it too). It's not fun putting a water block on and getting that whine 'amplified' by the reduced fan noise.

Hopefully before retail release they do some hardware fiddling to eliminate or reduce it.
 
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7990 runs coooool
 
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What's the use for it anyway? From what I've seen, they don't overclock that much (very possibly due to being power-limited)... and are very quiet... as far as dual-GPU cards go, that is.
 
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What's the use for it anyway? From what I've seen, they don't overclock that much (very possibly due to being power-limited)... and are very quiet... as far as dual-GPU cards go, that is.
I think the situation is similar to Nvidia, wherein; overall board temps play a large factor in OC potential, not just core/RAM temps. I could be wrong :fear: