Alphacool Announces Eisblock GPX-A Plexi Light Cooler for AMD Radeon VII

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  1. cageymaru

    cageymaru [H]ard|News

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    Alphacool has announced the release of its Eisblock GPX Plexi Light cooler for the AMD Radeon VII. The cooling block is made of solid copper and is completely nickel-plated. The clear Plexiglas allows owners to view the mesmerizing water flow. The water flow actively cools not only the GPU, but all the important components of the graphics card including the voltage converters, the V-Ram and other components that generate heat. A backplate is included with the cooler that protects the back of the card and contributes to the cooling performance. Strategically positioned heat conducting pads dissipate heat via the backplate.

    The connection terminal is unique within the industry as Alphacool doesn't rely on using Plexiglas. Instead, Alphacool uses a much harder, more resistant, transparent nylon to protect against stress cracks caused by over-tightened connections. An alternative terminal that allows for vertical mounting is included for free within the box. Alphacool is particularly proud of its patented locking screws that do not protrude and are flush with the terminal. An addressable digital RGB LED strip spans the entire width of the cooler. Each LED be controlled individually to create beautiful and unique effects and is compatible with various motherboard headers. The manual shows the installation process. Thanks jhatfie !


    The Eisblock GPX Plexi Light cooler is a beautiful and an outstanding performing waterblock which will certainly give you a lot of pleasure. Since Alphacool also offers various custom designs, please check the following link to find the right one for your graphics card: http://www.hwconfig.com/waterblock-finder
     
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  2. Twisted Kidney

    Twisted Kidney 2[H]4U

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    38 people are thrilled.
     
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  3. Dudhunter

    Dudhunter n00b

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    I just don’t see the reason to move from a Vega 64 to a Radeon VII... it’s not priced well either in my opinion. What you get for what it costs is even more embarrassing than Nvidia’s RTX launch.

    That being said, Alphacool makes great products and I would happily give them my money.
     
  4. primetime

    primetime [H]ardness Supreme

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    most powerful amd gpu ever created (or will be created) for the next year? I think it would be cool as hell to own one with a high end AIO liquid cooler....I might get one
     
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  5. TheHig

    TheHig Limp Gawd

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    As someone who has and is fine a Vega 64 under custom water—- Its still tempting as hell. Was hoping for more of a performance bump between the two though. Personally that’s really why it’s not a no brainer.

    Selling the Vega64 to offset makes it easier to swallow the cost though!
     
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  6. Reality

    Reality [H]ard|Gawd

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    man, it really sucks that the initial investment into watercooling is so damn high, especially when your gains are marginally better than air cooling

    you could argue that noise levels are really the most determining difference and the cost is.... pretty crazy for what you're actually getting

    There are full cover blocks that are literally 1/3 of the price of the GPU you're putting it on

    would be curious what the profit margins are on these blocks/fittings/etc
     
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