Corsair to out GeForce RTX 3080 and 3090 waterblock

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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  2. James Frazer

    James Frazer Member Guru

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    Now if only they would have a range of AIO coolers that allowed you to add in this GPU block (matching copper internals etc) and a reservoir... If said cooler also had clear tubing... Surely that is a recipe for a WIN?
     
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    EK tried that. It gets really tricky, because you need to sell every block pre-filled with fluid and include quick disconnects at each hose point. QDCs are really large and bulky, are both unattractive and hard to work with, and are pretty pricy, even cheap ones cost $5 each, and they aren't something you want to go cheap on.

    Clear tubing has its own laundry list of issues, between getting discolored and breaking down with age, putting plasticizers into your fluid. There's not one brand of tubing that isn't significantly yellowed after a year in use; most custom loop builders just replace it, since it's the cheapest part of any loop anyway.
     
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    rl66 Ancient Guru

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    So in fact you want a cooler from another real WC brand lol
     

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    TheDeeGee Ancient Guru

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    Looks like they're using 3 screws now, no more leakage.
     
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    I'm using one of their pump/res combos right now, and only because it was cheap and in stock, and I needed it next day. If the quality is the same, I don't think more screws will help - literally everything on my unit except the pump (which is actually a very nice D5) is made from extruded nylon. Tighten anything just a LITTLE too much, and it'll leak forever.
     

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