Auqacomputers is well known for its high-quality products, really worthy of the label “Maid in Germany”.
German company is getting ready to release a full-cover water block for AMD HD6800 cards.The waterblcok is stated to be compatible with both HD6870 and HD6850. Here are first pictures of Aquagratix HD6800 installed.
The main part of the waterblock is made of electrolytically purified and vented copper. The top-plate is made of Stainless steel. The Connection terminal are of black derlyn. All true German quality. The block covers the GPU, memory chips and card’s power subsystem area. It has two G1/4″ threaded for fittings winch makes it compatible the the most WC components.
As we see the block has a note: “Evaluation sample. Not for sale”. This means that the final product will most likely have a bit different outlook. Moreover, later the company says to release a nickel-plated version of the block. Meanwhile, lets look at its efficiency.
A test run of Furmark at full load is not a problem for Aquagratix HD6800. The temperatures have decreased by approximately 20 degrees. Excellent result.
The final price is unknown, however, it is stated to be somewhere around 65 EUR (w/o VAT).