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Gigabyte Presents GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce Tri-SLI Kit - Water Cooling + 3x 980 GPU Kit Like You Have Never Seen Before

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Gigabyte announced the GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce Tri-SLI. This is 3 GPUs with water cooling kit, fully assembled for you.

Each graphics card comes in factory-overclocked at 1228 MHz core, 1329 MHz GPU Boost, and 7.00 GHz memory.

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Water cooling kit comes out of your case, in this box add-on on top, and the water cooling system is attached on the GPU pre-assembled.

 

Coolant tubes from the three cards meet at the external unit, that has an independent 120 x 120 mm radiator for each of the three cards. Fan-speeds and coolant pressure of each of the three loops can be controlled at the unit's front-panel, which features an LCD display with coolant temperature and fan-speed readouts. Also part of the kit, are a custom 3-way SLI bridge, a reinforcement beam that counteracts PCB bending, a 5.25-inch front-panel bezel, from which the coolant tubes make their way out of the case, and to the external unit, and some tubing management grommets.

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Yea, that is a support system that you need to install.

Custom SLI bridge is included to match the look.

Gigabyte didn't announce pricing or availability.

Source: http://www.techpowerup.com/207086/gigabyte-announces-geforce-gtx-980-waterforce-tri-sli.html

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Thats kinda crazy, also wouldn't a 360mm rad have been more efficient?

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If I had the money I might actually buy one, that looks cool. IDK about quality though.

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Wow, that's stunning.

Stunningly odd. Though, I know three people will buy one. @LinusTech, I think Edzel needs three!

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Hmm, I still prefer building custom loops, but this should bring more people into the water cooling realm.

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Thats kinda crazy, also wouldn't a 360mm rad have been more efficient?

My guess, is that it allows the replacement of 1 GPU in the case it's faulty. And allow Gigabyte to offer a dual and single GPU model later on, without the need to modify much the product, reducing cost.
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My guess, is that it allows the replacement of 1 GPU in the case it's faulty. And allow Gigabyte to offer a dual and single GPU model later on, without the need to modify much the product, reducing cost.

Well yep that and the routing would be quite a bit more complex with a single rad, especially for AIO's.

I was just saying cooling wise.

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So odd...but so cool. 

Not the greatest solution but cool! 

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Not sure if sexy or just plain stupid. 

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Well the way I see it it's hassle free. As in 0 WC knowledge required. If one dies, just pull it. No need to change to loop. Have 2 and wanna add 1? Easy. Wanna move one to another system temporarily? Done. 

Though price wise this will likely be stupid. 

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Would love to see the pricing, otherwise it might be cheaper to do it yourself.

 

We'll see I guess.

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why is there 3 different loops ? I'd like to see how you could install it if everything is pre-sealed like an AIO.

Otherwise I like the support system, looks pretty secure to handle the weight.

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why is there 3 different loops ? I'd like to see how you could install it if everything is pre-sealed like an AIO.

Otherwise I like the support system, looks pretty secure to handle the weight.

Like I said, probably to allow you to replace 1 GPU in the case it is faulty, and not have to ship the WHOLE thing to Gigabyte for RMA.
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lol, WaterForce :lol:

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If someone has the money to buy 3 980's and plans on watercooling them, I really hope they don't do this.. Custom loops are so much better looking + performing :/

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Must have now. Looks bulky though. And my mobo only supports 2 way.

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It's here!

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It's cool to see manufactures trying to make things better who seriously this looks stupid. I would rather have a nice custom loop then whatever the hell this thing is.

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I'd like to see a 1 GPU version without that thing on the top. Kinda like the R9 295X2.


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WHY is there no option to have the CPU in the loop as well?! You could add a CLC separately for the CPU, but that would throw off the consistency in terms of looks

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I need something like this for my 465s

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This is mad, but it also hurts me in the OCD. That front facia sticking out like that with the wires..it looks so messy.

 

Also that plastic..if you're gonna overspend on extreme kit anyway, that better be magnesium, carbon fibre or aluminum. Plastic is so gaudy in this price range.

 

 

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This was teased awhile back and honestly looks pretty ugly and bulky. Even if I had the money I wouldn't buy this.

Only cool thing is 'waterforce' vs their wind force air coolers. Would be neat to see a gigabyte 980 that comes standard with a custom water block but this is just... no.

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