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EK releases monoblock for ASUS® MAXIMUS VIII motherboards

EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium liquid cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to release ASUS® MAXIMUS VIII motherboard monoblock - EK-FB ASUS M8G Monoblock. It's compatible with three ASUS® MAXIMUS VIII motherboard models - Hero, Ranger and Gene.


EK-FB ASUS M8G Monoblock is a complete all-in-one (CPU and motherboard) liquid cooling solution for Intel® LGA-1151 socket Skylake® CPU and the following ASUS® MAXIMUS VIII motherboards:

  • ASUS® MAXIMUS VIII Hero
  • ASUS® MAXIMUS VIII Ranger
  • ASUS® MAXIMUS VIII Gene


Designed and engineered in cooperation with ASUS®, this monoblock uses award winning EK-Supremacy EVO cooling engine to ensure best possible CPU cooling. This water block directly cools Intel® LGA-1151 socket type CPU and power regulation (MOSFET) module as water flows directly over all critical areas. It is a very high flow water block that can be easily used with the system using weaker water pumps.

Base of the monoblock is made of nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is made of quality POM Acetal or acrylic glass material, depending on the variant.



EK-FB ASUS M8G Monoblock - Nickel (left) and EK-FB ASUS M8G Monoblock - Acetal+Nickel (right)



ASUS® MAXIMUS VIII Hero I/O Shiled is compatible with EK-FB ASUS M8G Monoblock

"With this release, we are bringing Full Board M8G Monoblock for three MAXIMUS VIII motherboards simultaneously and customers have much more liquid cooling options available when choosing their next ASUS ROG Z170 series motherboard." said Niko Tivadar, EK's Chief of R&D. "Monoblock for the ASUS MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME is also already in the works."


You can always check for compatible water blocks by using EK Cooling Configurator database where compatible graphics cards and motherboards are being added to the list on a daily basis:



EK-FB ASUS M8G monoblocks are made in Slovenia, Europe and are readily available for purchase through EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network. Below you can find MSR prices with VAT included.

  • EK-FB ASUS M8G Monoblock - Nickel 119.95€
  • EK-FB ASUS M8G Monoblock - Acetal+Nickel 119.95€

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So sad the Gene doesn't have a tiny IO shield, it would look awesome seeing how it does on the others! biggrin.gif
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looks pretty cool. How much does that aid in performance?
 
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Originally Posted by akira749 View Post

"Monoblock for the ASUS MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME is also already in the works."
Got an ETA?

I'm going to be doing a Skylake build in mid-November and would prefer to use the Extreme, but I don't want to have to go in after the fact and re-do my tubing to add a block.

Is there any chance it'll be out in the next week or two? Or are we talking a month or more out?
Edited by Sorphius - 10/22/15 at 9:44pm
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No, realistically speaking it will be out by the end of November.
    
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Any word on the Impact Monoblock? Cooling Configurator says Soon but we all know EK by now biggrin.gif
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Impact will be sooner than Extreme for sure redface.gif
    
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No, realistically speaking it will be out by the end of November.
Alright, thanks. Guess I'll go for the Hero then.
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I need this in my life! drool.gif
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Impact will be sooner than Extreme for sure redface.gif
Great news!
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