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New arrival from Swiftech — waterblock for ATI HD 5970 and radiators for HD 5850 and HD 5870 VGAs

This time, Swiftech presented several cooling solutions for ATI HD 5970, ATI HD 5850 and HD 5870 video adapters

Well, Swiftech just keeps on making everybody happy by releasing new products: this time, several cooling solutions for video adapters — a fullcover waterblock for ATI HD 5970 and radiators for ATI HD 5850 and HD 5870 VGAs.

Epsilon HD5970 fullcover waterblock is made of nickel platted copper and black acetal housing:

Epsilon HD5970

Epsilon HD5970 features:

  • Lower flow resistance:

Epsilon series flow rate chart

  • Better GPU cooling using pin matrix base:

Epsilon waterblock matrix base

  • Both GPUs, power elements I/O ICs, memory ICs and other critical areas are cooled for max OC
  • Copper nickel plated base of high-quality. Mounting hardware is made out of stainless steel. All thermal pads are already installed:

Pre-installed thermal pads

  • Fitting mounting holes are compatible with big-sized compression fittings, for QUAD-SLI/CROSSFIRE several water block connection is possible
  • Black anodized aluminium backplate:

Epsilon HD5970 backplate


  • Base: chrome-plated copper C110 with a 0.6mm matrix
  • Housing: black acetal or clear acrylic
  • Threads: 1/4″ BSPP (G 1/4)
  • VGA element contact: TIM(GPU) and pre-installed thermal pads for memory and power elements
  • Dimensions: 243 mm (L) x 125 mm (W) x 9 mm (H*)
  • Weight: 949 g

ATI HD 5970 with waterblock installed:

Epsilon HD5970 & HD 5970

Clear polycarbonate housing (not available at the moment) shows the inner picture of water cooling:

Epsilon 5970 with acrylic housing

Manufacturer′s suggested retail price $169.95

ATI HD 5850 and HD 5870 radiators are made for VGA memory and power elements cooling while using universal GPU waterblock.
Each model has its own radiator — HD5850-HS for Radeon HD 5850 and HD5870-HS for Radeon HD 5870:

HD5850-HS & MCW60

HD5870-HS & MCW60

Inner picture of radiator


  • Material: black anodized aluminium
  • Dimensions: 210 mm (L) x 92 mm (W) x 18 mm (H)
  • Weight: 248 g
  • Cooling contact: thermal pads of high-performance

Manufacturer′s suggested retail price is $28.95 on both models.

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