EK Water Blocks, the Slovenia-based premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer is releasing a new Socket TR4 based monoblock made for several GIGABYTE X399 motherboards. The EK-FB GA X399 GAMING RGB Monoblock has an integrated 3-pin RGB Digital LED strip which makes it compatible with GIGABYTE Fusion, thus offering a full lighting customization experience.
This is a complete all-in-one (CPU and motherboard) liquid cooling solution for two GIGABYTE AMD X399 Chipset based motherboards that support AMD Socket TR4 AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors. This monoblock is compatible with the following GIGABYTE motherboards:
- GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Gaming 7 (rev.1.0)
- GIGABYTE X399 Designare EX (rev.1.0)
Designed and engineered in cooperation with GIGABYTE, this monoblock uses a completely new cooling engine that ensures excellent CPU cooling performance. This water block directly cools the AMD Socket TR4 type CPU, as well as the power regulation module (VRM). 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.
This X399 platform based monoblock features a redesigned cold plate with a fin area that covers most of the Ryzen Threadripper IHS surface. The design also ensures that the monoblock cold plate is covering the entire Ryzen Threadripper processor IHS, thus enabling 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 are pre-installed so that the installation process is quick and easy.
The monoblock is equipped with a Digital RGB LED strip that connects to the 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.