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Recommend a GPU block and acc. for an EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra.

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dfonda

Senior Golfer
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Feb 25, 2004
Like the title can anyone advise on what they are using. My CPU (AIO) and second GPU are fine. With a second 3080 my top GPU is 90c causing it to throttle. Fans on both 100% (All 6 fans).

Hopefully someone that is already using a product.

I do not normally do this as I swap parts out too often. If they made an AIO for this I would use one.

Thanks
 

maxfly

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May 7, 2005
Im afraid its unclear what your asking :(
A gpu block suggestion and backplate?
 

Janus67

Benching Team Leader
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May 29, 2005
Like the title can anyone advise on what they are using. My CPU (AIO) and second GPU are fine. With a second 3080 my top GPU is 90c causing it to throttle. Fans on both 100% (All 6 fans).

Hopefully someone that is already using a product.

I do not normally do this as I swap parts out too often. If they made an AIO for this I would use one.

Thanks
There is an AIO, it's the evga hybrid kit. I'm using one right now (although it came with mine, it's available separately)

 
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dfonda

dfonda

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Feb 25, 2004
Sorry I forgot this thread....

Yes I am on the notify list for the EVGA cooling...I should have said looking for something like this in stock.
I can't find another like it...I wouldn't mind the expense but it would be lot of work to do a custom block and rad...Yes?

https://www.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=400-HY-1988-B1

These are 3080's one FTW3 Ultra and an XC3 Ultra stacked folding 24/7 the reason for the heat. I took the side off the case for now. My only other option is another case.
 

Voodoo Rufus

Powder Junkie Moderator
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I'd go with the Heatkiller V if I was in the market for a custom GPU block. I think Watercool's is compatible.
 
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dfonda

dfonda

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https://shop.watercool.de/HEATKILLERZ-V-for-RTX-3080-3090-ACRYL-Bl

Is "Partner Reference" Telling me it will not work with an FTW3 Ultra? Or do I need to call them...and then I'll need fittings, hoses, and a radiator? So about $300 or so?

Been using AIO's for cooling since they were invented. Never had a PC together long enough to justify custom water cooling. In this case it might be worth a couple million PPD a day.

High-end fullcover waterblock for Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080/3090 graphics cards in partner reference layout. Copper coldplate, acrylic top, and stainless steel front plate.

Thanks for any help.
 
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dfonda

dfonda

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I was looking at this one: https://shop.watercool.de/HEATKILLERZ-V-for-RTX-3080-3090-EVGA-XC3-ACRYL-Ni-Bl-aRGB

XC3 is the card with all the extra thermal sensors right?
I think both of them have the sensors...3 fans run independently according to the sensors having heat...if they are on auto. I was OK with a smaller 3060 in the second slot but another beast GPU(3080) has blocked off the airflow.

The XC3 is running cool enough in the second slot so I was looking for that model block for the FTW3...but maybe if I switched the slots the XC3 would be the one running hot.

I am not versed at all in blocks.
 
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dfonda

dfonda

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Would you get the rest of the parts like hoses , fittings and rad from the same Co, or another?
 

Voodoo Rufus

Powder Junkie Moderator
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Sep 20, 2001
Titan Rig, Performance Pcs and Frozen CPU I think are the three I usually look at for parts like that.

I'm also a simple person. I stick with Tygon, straight barbs and hose clamps (spring or screw).
 

BugFreak

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If you are an eVGA Elite member keep an eye on the exclusive release page. I've seen the hybrid kits pop up on there a bunch of times.
 
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dfonda

dfonda

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If you are an eVGA Elite member keep an eye on the exclusive release page. I've seen the hybrid kits pop up on there a bunch of times.
I would hope they send me a notify...Tho I have gotten notifies on PSU's and by the time I checked they were out of stock again. That would be the perfect solution and fair price.
 

Voodoo Rufus

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The FTW block from Watercool is not expected until Q4. Looks like EK makes one already though.