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EKWB, Galaxy Make Water-Cooled 780 Ti HOF V20

Galaxy's Hall of Fame series of graphics cards are the company's all-white, factory-overclocked cards with higher build quality. The company has never made a water-cooled graphics card, though. Now EKWB has collaborated with Galaxy to make the Galaxy GeForce GTX 780 Ti HOF V20.

This graphics card comes with a water block that follows typical EKWB design cues, and as such it covers the GPU, the memory, and the VRM circuitry. It is also made with a high-flow design, so it will work well with weaker pumps or longer, more complex loops.

On Galaxy's end, the card comes with a very high-end 16+3 phase VRM circuit, which is stable enough to bring the GPU aboard up to frequencies of 1085 MHz base, with an 1150 MHz GPU boost speed. Granted, you still need to ensure you have enough cooling power in your loop to dissipate the heat, but anyone considering this card will surely know what they are doing in that regard.

This package only brings you the graphics card with the water block. You will still need a separate water loop to hook it up to.

"The GALAXY GeForce GTX 780 Ti HOF V20 is a monster in terms of performance and overclock ability. We wanted a water cooling solution that allows the card to perform at its best even without extreme cooling such as LN2," said Edward Chow, GALAXY Product and Marketing Manager. "EK, with its expertise on water cooling design, provides exactly what we want."

Interested in this card? Perhaps also take a look at the prototypes for the white Asus TUF series motherboards. Combine that with this graphics card, along with a white enclosure with a windowed side panel, and you could build a unique system.

No word on pricing or availability just yet, though we've reached out to Galaxy for more information.

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Niels Broekhuijsen
Niels Broekhuijsen is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers hardware news on all components and peripherals.
  • tom10167
    Mother of God that is the best silicon job I've ever seen
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  • jasonelmore
    Man they really are milking Keplar. How many years has it been? 4?
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  • Optimus_Toaster
    Kepler has been out for 2 and a bit years. Not much longer than fermi. Kepler has nowhere left to go apart from gtx 790 so they are refining existing products. We are just waiting for TSMC to improve yields on 20nm chips.
    Reply
  • DarkSable
    That... is pretty. Very pretty.
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  • chtl22
    I really like the simple, but gorgeous colour. The design is also no less than fantastic. Sadly I've never seen a Galaxy in my country, or at least areas I've been to.
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  • cozmium
    As an owner of a 780 HOF it saddens me to say i'd never buy one again. I had to RMA it twice, and you only have to look up things like '780 hof underclocking' or 'catching fire' and you will soon see they are NOT high quality cards.

    It's a shame no one else does white boards because it sure looks great with other white parts like watercooling fittings, and the asus mobo will be a good partner.
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  • clonazepam
    I'd love to do an all white build, as that'd give me the flexibility to make it all whatever color I want with LEDs. The only thing holding me back is a plethora of good software to warrant the spending.
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  • WithoutWeakness
    I'd love to do an all white build, as that'd give me the flexibility to make it all whatever color I want with LEDs. The only thing holding me back is a plethora of good software to warrant the spending.
    How is software holding you back from building an all-white computer?
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