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    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce revealed

    Yes, it's an Nvidia GTX 980 based card with a pre-installed water cooling unit and radiator.
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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce revealed

    Kinda disappointed that there is no backplate on that thing.

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce revealed

    The OC abilities of this should be pretty good, but my god, that is a hideous shroud. What were they thinking? I don't have a windowed case, but I still wouldn't buy that purely based on how ugly it is.

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce revealed

    Yeah, agreed. The Windforce cards always look really good though -- NOT that I would say no to one of these baby's

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce revealed

    Interesting. Have the Nvidia power use restrictions been removed?

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by Valantar View Post
    The OC abilities of this should be pretty good, but my god, that is a hideous shroud. What were they thinking? I don't have a windowed case, but I still wouldn't buy that purely based on how ugly it is.
    oh mate really ! ..it's a sexy looking thing

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    Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce revealed

    I was looking for the word "Ti" but not to be seen.
    Releasing another 980 is just a tad late isn't it? I'm sure a very capable card, but I'd have expected the Ti for this. I find the 980 to be very quiet on idle and load already without a need for WC. I also prefer the Asus Strix method, kill the fan completely on idle then you don't need all the extra gubbins in the case, when you're playing a game on load chances are you wont notice the fans anyway because of game audio.
    I have to say I prefer the look of inno3D iChills and theirs are for the Ti cards which makes more sense.

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