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    Question ASUS TURBO-RTX2080-8G Waterblock

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    I'm attempting to put the ASUS TURBO-RTX2080-8G under water.

    However I noticed that whilst the waterblock covers the 10 MOSFETs on the lhs, there are 2 MOSFETs on the opposite side that are ignored (see attached image).

    Problem is, Asus did put a thermal pad over these. The waterblock manufacturer assures that this is ok and they have extensively tested, but I still have doubts since there will neither be any air flow over this area.

    Any input on this would be gratefully received.

    Btw, after writing this first time, I uploaded an image and all the text got wiped!

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    I belive you could install peace of 0.5mm thick thermal pad and everything will be fine.
    But manufacturers of waterblocks know very well.

    Is it ASUS RTX2080 Dual reference PCB.
    I strongly suggest Watercool Heatkiller blocks.

    I talk about build quality and performance.

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    Only real representation of famous German quality.
    Germans are specialists in working with metals.
    They are build in Germany, as they say on last machines for cutting metals and I didn't hear on complains on their alloyes corrosion.
    Special is best combination of CPU and GPU block of same type bare Copper- bare Copper, Nickel Plated Copper-Nickel Plated Copper.

    This year build waterblocks for ASUS RTX2080Ti Strix.
    That's nice advantage compare to other brands, special for people who met with Heatkiller quality.

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    Vlada011- Thanks! Am gonna try one of those.

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