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What is this I don't even (passively cooled GTX 680)

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#1
Today during my hardware news lurking I found this and remained baffled, this thing is so bulky and massive I can't even find a term to describe it :eek:









What do you think about it guys?

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#2
Way too bit really. :/
 

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Haha, nice. I want a review!
 
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#7
all i see is good oc potential when you strap a couple of fans to it.
 
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#8
This is a prototype from Computex 2012 last week... You will never see this thing released... Is just experiments and new ideas.
 
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#9
Somehow I don't see the heatsink transferring heat to the other set of heatsink well unless the heatpipes which join the two together were one whole unit within both sets of fins.

Would be interesting though.
 
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#10
I dont see any benefit to this design. The top heat fin array will conflict with Motherboard design. Memory and I/O aside from Air Coolers will not be compatible.

If the additional heat fin array was at the bottom it would make more sense. As it is now your gonna force it to be installed in the 2nd PCI-E slot which on entry level boards you dont get the full speed of the first and on mATX its a no go cause there is no second PCI-E or its not spaced far enough to allow the heat fin not to conflict with other components.

I remember Zalman had a similar after market cooler but wasnt as exaggerated couple years back that made more sense.
 
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I would buy it if it were an aftermarket heatsink with a better design + fans
 
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