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PNY Launches GeForce Liquid Cooled Graphics Cards

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PNY Technologies, Inc. launches their all-in-one Liquid Cooled Graphics solution, now available to consumers nationwide. The new line of Liquid Cooled Graphics will debut with two options: the XLR8 Liquid Cooled GeForce GTX 580 and XLR8 Liquid Cooled GeForce GTX 580 with CPU Cooling.

PNY and Asetek, a leader in CPU thermal management, have combined forces to launch a high-end Liquid Cooled Graphics solution geared towards gaming enthusiasts. Consumers will receive a fully integrated XLR8 GeForce GTX liquid cooled graphics system, with a combination GPU/CPU cooling version available as well. Engineered with a closed loop system, and built with an Asetek sealed water cooler already attached, the PNY design offers consumers an out-of-the-box ready, simple to install and reliable product.

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looks nice but it seems eat much space
 
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The first 100 consumers to purchase from PNY.com will receive a special promotional launch bundle. With the purchase of a Liquid Cooled GTX 580 on PNY.com, consumers will receive over $100 worth of bonus PNY gear: a 16ft Active High Speed HDMI Mini to HDMI Cable, a custom-built PNY 8GB 'Liquid Cooled' USB Flash Drive, and a 'Liquid Cooled' logo T-shirt. This bundle is available for a limited time only and only on PNY.com.
Over $100? The website says the HDMI cable is a $79.99 value. You can get that exact PNY cable for less than $20. Hell you can get it directly from PNY for $20.
 
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Over $100? The website says the HDMI cable is a $79.99 value. You can get that exact PNY cable for less than $20. Hell you can get it directly from PNY for $20.
I'm pretty sure they value the flash drive and t-shirt at over $20.01, so that would justify saying "over $100"
 
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Is that the only pic/product specs? Because I find it hard to believe that a thin, one fan rad will be able to cool the gpu and cpu.
 
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They will never b as eye pleasing as the custom set ups(yet) but these closed loops systems are definitely something to be considered. I'm sure joe noob will prob. Still fry something due to overconfidence. But all in all not a bad idea. Make wc more affordable and acessable. Like a stop gap measure before all out. H2o.
 
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I really don't think that single 120mm rad is enough to cool both CPU and GPU at the same-time.
 
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It looks like two tubes tuck under a standard air cooler... isn't that the fan?

While they intend this as dedicated for cooling the GPU only, I believe.
 
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If its liquid cooled, why does it still have a fan on the GPU?
 
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If its liquid cooled, why does it still have a fan on the GPU?
I can't explain the pic in the OP. But as a general rule you still want to actively cool the mosfets, vregs, IC rams, etc.
 
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Was placing an order for 2 cards,, only US and Canada.... what about europe?
 

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The GPU+CPU combo looks like an H70 pump with an H50 rad, I can't see that coping well with the heat from a GTX580 and a high end CPU...

I can't explain the pic in the OP. But as a general rule you still want to actively cool the mosfets, vregs, IC rams, etc.
Yep, the liquid cooling us for the gpu only, everythimg else on the card is still cooled by the fan.
 
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That Rad cant support the GPU and CPU...i wonder if thats the final product in that picture.
 
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Nevermind, the correct answer is this is bad PhotoShop work.
 
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This is listed on PNY's site as an actual product. The only photoshopping that might have gone on is getting rid of the shirts.
Expecting to see overclocking voids warranty/ not designed 4 overclocking stickers. If this cooling solution is only equal to or slightly better than the performance of a stock hsf then what's the point.:shadedshu
 
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If its liquid cooled, why does it still have a fan on the GPU?
i guess they wanted to use both... maybe they put fins on the water block too. If i remember correctly, the ref. design had a vapor chamber? if so I think it'd be easy to fit a waterblock in its place... we'll see when W1zzard gets a hold of it

nvm no fins...

 
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The GPU+CPU combo looks like an H70 pump with an H50 rad, I can't see that coping well with the heat from a GTX580 and a high end CPU...



Yep, the liquid cooling us for the gpu only, everythimg else on the card is still cooled by the fan.
Hey guys,

Just wanted to pop in and mention that the radiator on the GPU+CPU is actually 2" thick.

-Zack
 
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Huh, new fashion thanx corsair
 

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Hey guys,

Just wanted to pop in and mention that the radiator on the GPU+CPU is actually 2" thick.

-Zack
That is cool, but I still don't think this would cope well with an overclocked GTX580 and an overclocked CPU. Since it would essentially be an H70 with the added load of a GTX580.
 
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The pricing doesn't seem bad any chance we could get a review ?
 

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But are they made to OC??
i wonder how much OC i can do to those cards :L