While graphics cards in the performance class of the Arc A380 usually don’t require any complex cooling due to the TDP of just 75W, tests so far have shown that faulty fan control can be quite annoying. We’ve also had our experiences with the Gunnir Arc A380 Photon in the past few days – a test for it will be posted today.
Whether that makes sense or not is definitely another matter. Bykski introduced the I-GNA380-X, a water-cooled block for the Foton Gunnir Arc A380. This is made of nickel plated brass. The water channels operate on two levels and mainly supply the GPU area with cooling water. But the memory chips and the power supply are also directly cooled. In the GPU area, small channels with a diameter of 0.5 mm are milled into the material, so that the waste heat is well absorbed here.
The copper block is sealed with O-rings and an acrylic cap. Of course, the corresponding RGB lighting should not be missing here. The coolant is connected to the water circuit via two G1/4″ connections on the appliance. A new backplate is also included. With a water cooler, the Gunnir Arc A380 Photon becomes a single-slot card, which may be relevant to a particularly compact system. There shouldn’t be many designs with this card yet.
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