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    Which Mounting on MCW60 with X1950xtx

    Is it the 4 hole type or the two hole. I can't tell from the directions.

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    4 hole.

    On the X1x00 series ATI went to a four hole mounting pattern.
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    they really should update there directions, I hade the 4 hole plate off and was like this doesn't look right

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    Quote Originally Posted by dicecca112
    they really should update there directions, I hade the 4 hole plate off and was like this doesn't look right

    what? that would cost money! palease, don't make unrealistic demands
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    the mcw60 can be a ***** to mount, good directions or not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by downer
    the mcw60 can be a ***** to mount, good directions or not.
    Wow

    It is really hard.........not

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    It's definitely not as easy to mount as a Maze block. When mounting the MCW60 on my 6800 I had to do a balancing act with the card and block to get the screws started. BTW, your sarcasm needs work.

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    Meionm, that pic is with the G80 plate. With the standard plate it's a bit more difficult. In order to fit the block on my X1950XT I had to grind the "legs" down a bit because they were too tall and the block didn't contact the chip.
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    luckily I didn't have an issue it fits fine, checked the spread of the Ceramique and it worked great. Only issue I have is getting the damn Memory coolers to stick. I'm thinking about just reattaching the piece of copper that was orignally on the block if it'll fit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MVC
    Meionm, that pic is with the G80 plate. With the standard plate it's a bit more difficult. In order to fit the block on my X1950XT I had to grind the "legs" down a bit because they were too tall and the block didn't contact the chip.
    Actually, it could just be an older image. I have an original MCW60. and it mounts to the card in the same way shown in meionm's picture
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    yeah my directions don't have that. The one I used to have mounted like that

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    Quote Originally Posted by MVC
    Meionm, that pic is with the G80 plate. With the standard plate it's a bit more difficult. In order to fit the block on my X1950XT I had to grind the "legs" down a bit because they were too tall and the block didn't contact the chip.
    My MCW60 mounted like MVC showed. Overall I do like the block, free flowing and good craftsmanship. I just wish it mounted a little easier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by downer
    the mcw60 can be a ***** to mount, good directions or not.

    I thought the MCW60 was the easiest VGA block to install I have ever used...

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    your vga card is different than mine, so maybe the install was different. I had to mount my block like MVC's picture shows in post #8, and it can be hard to hold the block on the card while trying to tighten the screws down on the back.

    I had a Maze gpu block on my 9800 pro before, and it was much easier to mount than the MCW60.

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    Yea MCW = PITA to mount. If I ever go back to water cooling I will get a block that has screws that to through the card and nuts that go on the back, like a Maze 4.
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