Which block?

Discussion in 'Water Cooling' started by Riccochet, Aug 3, 2018.

  1. Riccochet

    Riccochet Necrodancer

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    I have the Phanteks block for my ASUS 1080ti and really, really like it. The performance on the two will be within a degree of one another, so I'd say go with the one you like the aesthetics of.

    One other thing to note - I'm not sure if it'll be the same for the Gigabyte version, but on my ASUS Phanteks block I was able to reuse the stock ASUS backplate - a small nicety, considering what EK charges for one...
     
  3. Riccochet

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    Not sure the Heatkiller or XSPC blocks will work with the non-reference PCB design of the Gigabyte Aorus card.

    I wouldn't mind getting the Gigabyte Waterforce block, but they don't sell it separate.
     
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    You would mind getting the Gigabyte Waterforce block. It can't be disassembled for cleaning without somehow removing the glued-on aluminum fascia that covers all the screws!
     
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    Good info! Off the list it goes!
     
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