A Water Block Emerges For MSI's Gaming 6G Series 980 Ti

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And last I looked, the EK cooling configurator said there was no plans to make a full cover water block.

They also say there's one coming for the OC (white) version but unfortunately no love for the Lightning :(
 

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These things are always too overpriced. I love cool nerd stuff like this but if you calculate the total price of a good water cooling system it can easy get to 40-50% to the total price of the PC.

If you invest that in better components, or later when new gear comes out, you will almost certainly beat the performance from water cooling+OC.

So the way I see it, water cooling is only good for cool looks and quiet PCs.
Both are good reasons, but paying a premium price for that alone?
Hard to rationalize that.
 

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that's why it's for enthusiasts. stick to air coolers or clc aio's if you want to do it on the cheap.
 

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These things are always too overpriced. I love cool nerd stuff like this but if you calculate the total price of a good water cooling system it can easy get to 40-50% to the total price of the PC.

If you invest that in better components, or later when new gear comes out, you will almost certainly beat the performance from water cooling+OC.

So the way I see it, water cooling is only good for cool looks and quiet PCs.
Both are good reasons, but paying a premium price for that alone?
Hard to rationalize that.
If liquid cooling is accounting for 40-50% of your rig cost, you're either an idiot, or exaggerating to the point of buffoonery. Liquid cooling isn't going to help a Pentium II/GeForce 2 rig. This plate and a Corsair H100i for an i7 are less than $300.00 combined, champ.
 
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