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    Default Danger Den Summit GPU Water Block

    Today we’re going to focus on the new Danger Den Summit full coverage water block for ATI Radeon HD5800 series cards, specifically for the 5870 in this instance. This full cover block cooling has its core design based on the popular Maze blocks. Is the Summit is another winning block for Danger Den? Let’s put this block through some paces and find out.



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    Wow nice block from DD, really impressed with the flow rates.
    Another great review from Deton, well done

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    Good review Deton, Danger Den did a great job !

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    The most impressed is the block internal design, simple, no micro fins or channel but it's yield big thermal performance. The average temps are mid 30s is pretty damn good performer.

    Well, ATI didn't certified this block for nothing.

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    Personally I think this block is ugly as sin. Almost all DD blocks are; each carries that nasty bulging pouch signature contour.

    However, your review is the thing that caught my eye, and the reason I joined this forum. So few sites really test WC equipment beyond the touristy CoolIt/Corsair/Zalman nonsense. I looked at your article history and was pleased. So, while I'm not fond of the block in this review, I still want to thank you for taking the time to review it. Thanks! Hope to see more WC goodness from you soon.

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    Earthmonger,
    Welcome to PUREOC. I know what you mean about the look. Yes DD GPU blocks have a little different shape than their competitors. And I'm sure nobody fond to the Summit aesthetics but its performance is outstanding thought.

    We have few WC enthusiatics members so we try to cover varies watercooling product from mainstream to hardcore. The bottom line is we do review on the product available to us.

    Keep your eye peel on upcoming CPU & GPU blocks roundup, radiator reviews.

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    Welcome to PureOC, Earthmonger!

    Aesthetics are a personal thing, and certainly can't disagree. But Deton knows his stuff and in terms of performance this DD block is very impressive. We have more GPU block reviews coming, along with CPUs, radiators, and roundups over the next several weeks. Keep checking back, we're trying to get 1 per week published.

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    Thanks for the welcome, Deton, Skyguy, and smduff (welcomed me in another thread, but just seems I should consolidate to reduce spam).

    Yes, I am looking forward to those reviews. As to aesthetics, I prefer literal full-coverage blocks. From end to end. Wish more makers would include backplates, too. Bare PCB is blah.

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    Hi Earthmonger, welcome to PureOC. Enjoy your stay

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