EK Water Blocks Introduces CrossChill EK II Hybrid Cooling Block

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅23.01.2017 09:20:58

EK Water Blocks announces the CrossChill EK II Hybrid cooling block for the latest ASUS ROG Z270 MAXIMUS IX Formula motherboard. Designed and engineered in cooperation with ASUS Republic of Gamers team, the new EK Water Blocks CrossChill EK II Hybrid water block offers air and liquid cooling at the same time. For overclocking stability and maximum performance, the CrossChill EK II Hybrid water block offers up to 27-degrees Celsius temperature reduction to keep the motherboard VRM cool.

The CrossChill EK II Hybrid water block features a copper core with uniquely shaped fins for optimized flow and heat dissipation. The water block has two standard G1/4″ thread EK-ACF or EK-HDC fittings to allow users to include the motherboard in the custom liquid cooling loop setup.


ASUS MAXIMUS IX Formula is an ATX gaming motherboard equipped with the new Intel Z270 Express Chipset and an Intel LGA1151 socket that supports the latest 7th generation and 6th generation Intel Core Processors as well. It can carry up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, with speeds up to 4133MHz with the support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules. Customize your LED effects with ASUS Aura, the intuitive lighting control software that provides a stunning multi-color glow across your build. The ROG Maximus IX Formula’s brilliant built-in RGB LEDs can perform in perfect synchronization with the attached RGB strips via the two onboard 4-pin headers.

ASUS ROG MAXIMUS IX Formula with EK Water Blocks CrossChill EK II Hybrid

ASUS ROG MAXIMUS IX Formula Key Features
- Designed for 7th generation Intel Core processors to maximize connectivity and speed with Dual M.2, front panel USB 3.1, Intel Optane Memory compatibility and onboard 802.11ac Wifi
- 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning and FanXpert 4 automatically tailors overclocking profiles to your unique build for maximum OC performance and dynamic system cooling
- Optimize system cooling with the CrossChill EK II VRM block
- AURA Sync RGB lighting features a nearly endless spectrum of colors with the ability to synchronize effects across an ever-expanding ecosystem of AURA Sync enabled products
- Integrated I/O shield ensures streamlined installation and represents ROG’s attention to detail and quality

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