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    Default AquaComputer AquagratiX 5870 GPU Water Block

    AquaComputer offers a full range of water cooling products and accessories, and today we’ll be looking at the RV870 full coverage GPU water block in their popular AquagratiX lineup for the ATI Radeon 5870. The 5870 has proven very popular with gamers and overclocking enthusiasts alike, there’s nothing like a full coverage water block to keep things running cool and quiet at top speeds.



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    Great review Deton, I like the looks of this block as well any chance of getting a CPU block to review?

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    Old age, my glasses were dirty, I chatted with Kip to long and he rubbed off on me......ah crap busted my bad.

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    Genton,

    Do these waterblocks fit the 2G 5870's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    Genton,

    Do these waterblocks fit the 2G 5870's?
    I doubt it, only fit to reference card.
    Do you have the internal pic of 2Gb 5870? I can take a look and tell you if they fit it or not.

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    Thanks for the review, Deton.

    These last two years AC has really caught my eye, though I've yet to man up and buy any of their blocks. When these GTX260s are no longer serving my needs, we'll see. This block is also available with delrin terminals. I've never really trusted plexi where threads are concerned.

    Again you bring up the clearance issue of fat fittings. Meh. There are ways around that. But you're lucky these things are even G1/4. AC, up until recently, preferred G1/8 on almost everything. lol

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    The looks definitely is the best one to date as compared to all the 5870 blocks review here. A real good read i must say along with great photos.

    Well Done Deton

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    I doubt it, only fit to reference card.
    Do you have the internal pic of 2Gb 5870? I can take a look and tell you if they fit it or not.
    nope

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    Which 2GB 5870, specifically?

    This garbled mess of poor German-to-english translation offers some hope, but nothing certain. It states that the 2GB 5870 is nearly identical to reference, on the front of the card. The only difference is the ram on the backside of the card, for which the original backplate can be used. This however, makes the assumption that the chip contact points are the same for EK's version 1 block and the AC block in this review. I'd PM Shoggy directly and just ask.

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    Good review Deton ! is this the last 5870 block review ?

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    yup, this is the last 5870 blocks and we will ground them up to see which is the best full cover block.

    IMO, I think this is one of the best looking slim FC block. The way they made this block so precise to the T, I can't even use thermal pads at MEM chips. You must use paste because pads are to thick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    yup, this is the last 5870 blocks and we will ground them up to see which is the best full cover block.
    My money is on the Danger Den Summit. That thing looked like one hell of a performer and didn't look bad either. This AquagratiX looks pretty sweet too, and from the review it seems it can hold its own. Yet another great review

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