Koolance Releases VID-AR697 Water Block for HD 6900 Cards

"Koolancehas come out with a new full-coverage water block for the newly introduced Radeon HD 6900 series graphics cards."

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Koolance, the maker of specalized water-based cooling solutions has come out with a new full-coverage water block for the newly introduced Radeon HD 6900 series graphics cards. The VID-AR697 water block has been designed as a common one for the HD 6970 and HD 6950 cards.

Water-cooling blocks are considered to be among the better cooling options for mainstream graphics cards and processors, especially when they are to be tweaked or overclocked. Many-an-enthusiast swear by their water blocks, and Koolance is quite well known for its top quality water cooling technology.

The latest offering - the VID-AR697 is a full coverage water block measuring 15.9cm x 14.6cm x 1.6cm and weighs around 680g. Made of nickel-plated copper with acetal top, the block has been engineered keeping the AMD reference PCB in mind. As a full-coverage block, the VID-AR697 covers every heat producing component of the Radeon HD 6900 series cards including the GPU, the memory chips, and the VRM.

Koolance has designed a special 05mm micro-fin that covers the GPU for maximum heat dissipation. Threading for the block is the standard G ¼ BSP. The standard packge includes the block, a special thermal paste, and the mounting kit for the block. Already available online through the Koolance store, the VID-AR697 is priced at a decent $114.99.

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23-12-2010, 11:29:14

Sjc-08
Hi i am wondering if any motherboards come with wireless connectivity built-in.

If not what is my best option to get wireless connectivity I have a wireless N router capable of getting 300Mb.

23-12-2010, 11:31:40

hmmblah
Some of the high end boards do have built in Wi-Fi. Personally, I'd just grab a PCI or PCIe wireless N card that way it can be used with different motherboards. What brand router do you have? I try to stick with the same brand for all the wireless gear.

26-12-2010, 10:05:29

edgeyforsure
+1 with that, get a pci card if you have the slot for it, cheaper to replace than a mobo if it breaks also

02-02-2011, 13:38:23

Eddyb
Tp-link make good Wireless PCI cards, if your using windows 7 64bit be aware of compatibility issues with certain ones pci cards though, USB wireless adapters work quite well if you want to keep it simple ;) !

07-02-2011, 13:27:03

chudley
If it is for use in your own home why not get one of these here

07-02-2011, 14:13:34

Brooksie
My old Asus P5K-E had built in wifi, wasn't that great though. As the other guys have said, easier to get a PCI card or a USB dongle, I have a Sitecom WL321 Wireless N dongle and it works great.

14-05-2011, 15:43:27

akonmask
Some of the N router has to need Tp-link make good Wireless PCI cards, To solve that problem on which you have to clearly assume and getting the wireless connection without any problems.
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