EKWB Outs EK-Vector AORUS RTX Graphics Card Water Block

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅07.05.2019 23:50:03


EK Water Blocks releases the EK-Vector AORUS RTX full-cover water block for the GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and GeForce RTX 2080 series graphics cards. The EK-Vector AORUS RTX sports EKWB’s signature single-slot slim design that transforms the graphics card into a single PCIe slot thickness for a minimalistic and elegant styling. The EK-Vector AORUS RTX comes with RGB LED lighting accents that is fully supported by the GIGABYTE RGB FUSION 2.0 software and other motherboard-based RGB lighting software. The EK-Vector AORUS RTX also features EKWB’s unique aesthetic cover over the block that’s designed to highlight the graphics card model using RGB LED illumination from the visible side.



Check out our GIGABYTE AORUS RTX 2080 EXTREME review here.

EK-Vector Series


The EK Vector Series water blocks feature the Open Split-Flow cooling engine design that delivers superior cooling performance in GPU blocks compared to other designs. It is characterized by low hydraulic flow restriction which allows even weaker pumps and pumps running on low-speed settings to be efficient and achieve optimum cooling potential. The jet plate and fin structure geometry have been optimized to provide even flow distribution with minimal losses and optimal performances even when used in reversed water flow scenarios.

The base of the EK-Vector water block is CNC machined out of nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is CNC machined out of glass-like acrylic material depending on your model of choice. Sealing is ensured by high-quality EPDM O-rings. The brass standoffs are already pre-installed and allow for a safe and easy installation procedure. The block is already equipped with 4 12V RGB LED strip which is compatible with the motherboard 4-pin 12V RGB LED header. This product is compatible with popular RGB sync technologies from all major motherboard manufacturers.

Compatibility
The EK-Vector AORUS RTX 2080 Ti water blocks are compatible with Gigabyte AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards while the EK-Vector AORUS RTX 2080 water blocks are compatible with Gigabyte AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 graphics cards. EKWB also released corresponding backplates for the EK-Vector AORUS RTX series water blocks which is available in Nickel and Black coloured variants.

Availability and Pricing
The EK-Vector AORUS RTX series water blocks are now available at the EK Webshop and partner resellers worldwide. See MSRP below:

EK-Vector AORUS RTX 2080 Ti RGB – Nickel + Plexi: 154.90€
EK-Vector AORUS RTX 2080 RGB – Nickel + Plexi: 154.90€
EK-Vector AORUS RTX 2080 Ti Backplate – Nickel: 47.90€
EK-Vector AORUS RTX 2080 Ti Backplate – Black: 39.90€
EK-Vector AORUS RTX 2080 Backplate – Nickel: 47.90€
EK-Vector AORUS RTX 2080 Backplate – Black: 39.90€

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