While much of the graphics market might be focused on Nvidia's new 7-series right now, AMD partner Sapphire is still flying the Radeon flag, and showed off a prototype of a water-cooling HD 7990 6GB here at Computex 2013.
The early prototype was fitted with a full-coverage waterblock, dual 120mm-fan 60mm radiator and front-bay reservoir
The custom PCB card uses three 8-pin PCI-E connectors in a similar fashion to the Club3D HD 7990 6GB
we looked at last year, but replaces the huge 3-slot cooler with a svelte single slot copper water block. A stylish black heatspreader also covers the back of the card. Similarly, a snazzy looking heatspreader covered the motherboard and CPU.
Connected to the waterblock was a dual-120mm fan, 60mm thick water cooling radiator and a 5.25in drive bay reservoir, with Sapphire unsure of whether to sell the card as a do-it-yourself kit and have users self-fill the loop, or to launch it as a closed-loop liquid cooled card in the vein as its previous Atomic branded premium cards
Either way, pricing is likely to be well in excess of £1,000 only see a limited release in the same fashion as crazy-but-cool cards like Asus' Ares 2.