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    Hi guys

    I'm building a new rig with a gtx770, and as i can't really seem to find a fullcover block i was thinking of doing it a little bit different.

    I was thinking of cooling the GPU with a block and all the RAM and VREG with miniblocks: Aquatuning -Your watercooling and modding distributor - Alphacool MCX ram Copper Edition Alphacool MCX one copper edition 20022Does anyone know if it is any good? i actually kind of like the looks of it with a bunch of minblocks and thin tubing between them, but is the cooling any good and will it require an extra strong pump? im cooling a i4570K along with the graphicscard, and it is going to run through 2x Phobya G-Changer 240. I have a Have a Phobya DC12-400 pump atm.

    Thanks in advance

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    Default Re: Cooling graphicscard with miniblocks??

    Looks interesting, never seen anyone use them before. The 770 is brand new, I'd wait for a full cover if I were you.

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    Default Re: Cooling graphicscard with miniblocks??

    Seems overly complicated. My thoughts run to the high restriction as well.

    Think I'd rather go with a FC, or just the core and passive on everything else, just for simplicity's sake.

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    Default Re: Cooling graphicscard with miniblocks??

    Quote Originally Posted by Earthmonger View Post
    Seems overly complicated. My thoughts run to the high restriction as well.

    Think I'd rather go with a FC, or just the core and passive on everything else, just for simplicity's sake.
    Yeah my thoughts were also that it would put quite some restriction in the loop, as for simplicity goes i'm not too worried about that

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    Default Re: Cooling graphicscard with miniblocks??

    but if i use 2 5x deviders (one for inlet, one for outlet) and run most of the miniblocks in parallel it shouldn't put too much restriction in the loop, but ofc that will lower the flow through the miniblocks.

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