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  • MadHatter0 - Monday, June 02, 2014 - link

    Is the N1 edition also limited to reference designs then I assume? Such limited compatibility for both of them. Reply
  • kyuu - Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - link

    If you're going to be modifying the card with custom cooling, it seems sensible to be purchasing a reference card in the first place, no? Usually the point of non-reference cards is for their cooling solutions. Reply
  • H4E - Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - link

    Non reference cards can vary alot, and not just cooler. I.e. different power circuits, different speed/amount ram, and quality of the components can be higher. So some cards can handle higher voltages and hopefully higher clocks, which would be easier to cool with water cooling. Reply
  • Antronman - Monday, June 09, 2014 - link

    Not just this.

    OC tools like Precision X and GPU Tweak are actually really nice.

    And yes, cards like the DCII line from Asus, and the EVGA classified card tend to OC much better, because of higher rated components.
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  • adriangb - Monday, June 02, 2014 - link

    so it's a no go with a GTX 760? Reply
  • Samus - Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - link

    ditto, can't believe they're leaving out the 760 (which uses a PCB layout shared by many cards going back to the 660)

    my guess is they will eventually release one for the 760.
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  • Dregdom - Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - link

    Got the R9 290 so very great!

    Hope it supports NZXT x40 or x60!
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  • Juni0rM1nt - Wednesday, June 04, 2014 - link

    What about the 600 series; 680, 670 etc? Reply
  • 4daone - Thursday, June 05, 2014 - link

    Out of all the temp screenshots I've seen of this product in action...the vrm temps were always cut out......its comical guys....corsair....you take us for idiots? Reply
  • Casecutter - Monday, June 09, 2014 - link

    Yea, I agree it’s all about the VRM temps and they've glossed over that. On any Red-Mod or Kraken G10 its’ been all about VRM/mosfets cooling as their shortcoming, especially if you hope to OC.

    I hope Corsair gave some real thought in this area, however I think this basically not much different then what a normal cards abilities for taming the VRM's/mosfets. (appears to be nothing much different/new than what the stock flat aluminum plate and thermal tape). Now it’s hard to say but due to the lower fan speed it might not be as effective. One thing it might have in its corner, is if there's less heat from the GPU its self, then less heat might radiate to the VRM's and they can stay cooler than stock.

    I really want someone to review this and do with a thermal camera. Guru3d.com comes to mind as he ran the reference card that way originally.
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  • 4daone - Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - link

    I agree with case cutter Reply

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