EK Releases ASUS GTX 980 Strix Full-Cover Water Block

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EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce a new Full-Cover water block, designed and engineered specificaly for ASUS® Strix series NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980 graphics cards - the EK-FC980 GTX Strix.

EK-FC980 GTX Strix is a high-performance Full-Cover water block, co-developed with ASUS® Republic of Gamers (ROG) engineering team. The cooler actively cools the GPU, RAM as well as VRM (voltage regulation module) as water flows directly over these critical areas thus allowing the graphics card and it’s VRM to remain stable under high overclocks.

EK-FC980 GTX Strix water block features EK unique central inlet split-flow cooling engine design for best possible cooling performance, which also works flawlessly with reversed water flow without adversely affecting the cooling performance. Moreover, such design offers great hydraulic perfromance allowing this product to be used in liquid cooling systems using weaker water pumps.

Base is made of nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is made of quality POM Acetal or acrylic (depending on the variant). Screw-in brass standoffs are pre-installed and allow for safe installation procedure.

In order to simplify the search for suitable and compatible water block EK is adding newly released graphics cards and motherboard from various manufacturers to EK Cooling Configurator database and compatible graphics cards are being added to the list on daily basis:

These water blocks are made in Slovenia, Europe and are readily available for purchase through EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network. An aesthetic retention backplate, which also cools the backside of the circuit board (namely around VRM area), will be available for purchase in early December 2014.

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MSRP (incl. VAT)
EK-FC970 GTX Strix - Nickel FC Terminal / HD Tube 112.95€
EK-FC970 GTX Strix - Acetal+Nickel FC Terminal / HD Tube 114.95€
EK-FC970 GTX Strix Backplate - Black - 29.95€
EK-FC970 GTX Strix Backplate - Nickel - 37.95€


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