EK Announces “The Monoblock”, A Gigabyte X399 Waterblock For Premium Threadripper Liquid Cooling

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Feb 17, 2018
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One of the leading brands in PC custom liquid cooling, EK waterblocks, will be releasing its all in one (CPU and Motherboard VRM) liquid cooling solution for Gigabyte X399 motherboards. This waterblock features a 3pin RGB Digital LED strip which is compatible with GIGABYTE Fusion allowing you to fully customize your experience and make your system look like some kind of rave.

EK Announces “The Monoblock”, A Gigabyte X399 Waterblock For Premium Threadripper Liquid Cooling

For those looking for a Gigabyte X399 Waterblock the monoblock will work for two current Gigabyte motherboards.

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  • Gigabyte X399 Aorus Gaming (Rev 1)
  • Gigabyte X399 Designare EX (Rev 1)

Working with Gigabyte EK designed and engineered this monoblock. It uses a completely new cooling engine that allows excellent CPU Cooling performance. The waterblock directly cools AMD Threadripper CPUs on the TR4 socket, as well as the VRM or power delivery. Liquid flows directly over all critical areas, providing the enthusiasts with a great solution for high and stable overclocks. The additional included passive heatsink is used for the VRM and network chip components placed between the I/O shield and the memory DIMM slots.

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This custom designed for Gigabyte X399 waterblock also features a redesigned cold plate with a fin area that covers most of the IHS surface it also guarantees  that the monoblock covers the entire Ryzen Threadripper CPU’s IHS promoting better thermal transfer.

The base of the monoblock is made of nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is made of quality acrylic glass material. The main nickel plated mounting screws and brass screw-in standoffs come pre-installed ensuring the installation process is quick and simple.

The EK designed Gigabyte X399 Waterblock comes with a digital RGB LED strip that conects to a dedicated 3-pin digital LED header. GIGABYTE AORUS X399 series motherboards boast the most advanced LED system in the market today and with the GIGABYTE RGB Fusion App, users can individually address color to each LED on the monoblocks integrated Digital LED strip. The LED strip cover can easily be removed for adjusting the cable orientation or replacing the Digital LED strip with an ordinary LED strip or any other custom solution as well! Another, standard 4-pin 12V RGB LED strip is included in the box that can connect to the motherboard’s 4-pin LED header or it can be connected to any other standard 12V 4-pin LED controller.

EK-FB GA X399 GAMING RGB Monoblock is made in Slovenia, and it is available for purchase through EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network, priced at 125.95€ (incl. VAT). US Price has been unannounced.

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