GIGABYTE GEFORCE GTX 980 WATERFORCE TRI-SLI

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  1. ausghostdog

    ausghostdog Member

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    snip**snip
     
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  2. renren

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    I can't quite understand what I am looking at here.

    I mean, I can but.....

    I can't?
     
  3. Jimmyb53

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    I want it.

    Now.

    Brb, starting garage sale.
     
  4. paulbagz

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    What a pos rofl.

    -PB
     
  5. HeXa

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    fugly but interesting

    fail name though.... "Waterforce"

    H30 would have been better
     
  6. TaroT

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    I don't hate it but
    how much of a bastard would it be feed the three cards through the since it is a closed loop... or does kitty pride come to help install it...
     
  7. renren

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    I'd assume you'd just feed the cards through a couple of 5.25" bays and then cover them afterwards. Not too stressful.
     
  8. Dingostolemyghz

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    An AIO style water cooler main 'pro' is the simplicity, so if these were single units it would make sense. But that? Just no.
     
  9. walker_2003

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    be better if it was expandable eg buy 1 at a time.. but yeh just do your own loop..

    I know what I would rather but good for those who dont want to maintain..
     
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    the price of titan z , need to be an oil baron to own this I reckon :shock:
     
  11. Supersize

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    It seems to be 3 smaller RAD's for each card, I understand that keeps each card cooler.
    But I don't know why they couldn't of sold them separately.

    Anyone who truly wants a watercooled tri-card setup would buy reference cards and custom loop them anyway, not buy this ugly monster...
     
  12. walker_2003

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    im afraid there is people silly enough to buy this kind of gear, cashed up noobs who think custom loops r lame due to maintenance.. probly throw their 2 x titan z in bin for em
     
  13. Frag

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    Hmm seriously? This is like the LG fridge with LCD... Just a extra marketing for them.

    This reminds me of my ancient external Corsair watercooler.. heck at least that had QDCs!

    Sigh, I guess its one way to try and sell 3 cards at the same time.
     
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    this would be just a damn nightmare to install. I seriously CBFD with it all.
     
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    Jesus.. that's one expensive piece of kit.

    Can you imagine a full tower with this on top of it? Talk about a behemoth
     
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    Probably something to do with the millions in R&D Nvidia put into their Maxwell architecture :rolleyes:
     
  20. onthepulse

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    Talk of "you could build it for less" aside, the performance is stellar at 4k. Obviously 3x980GTX gives a huge boost over single card solutions at that res. I imagine the generation after next, a single flagship card might render like this.

    Forgetting the money, 4k gaming would be pretty awesome at reasonable (>60fps) framerates... Oh well, the rest of us just have to wait for lower-end-tech to catch up - or as TaroT says win the lottery...
     

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