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EK releases ASUS® GeForce® GTX 1080 Strix Full-Cover water block


EK Water Blocks, Slovenia based premium liquid cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce a new Full-Cover water block, designed and engineered specifically for ASUS® Strix series NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics cards – the EK-FC1080 GTX Strix.



EK-FC1080 GTX Strix is a high-performance Full-Cover water block, intended to replace the original DirectCU III cooler that comes with the graphics card out-of-the-box. The EK-FC1080 GTX Strix 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-FC1080 GTX Strix – Nickel (left) and EK-FC1080 GTX Strix – Acetal+Nickel (right)

EK-FC1080 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 performance, allowing this product to be used in liquid cooling systems using weaker water pumps.



EK-FC1080 GTX Strix water block covers the entire PCB of the graphics card.


Like with other GPU water blocks, the 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 a safe installation procedure – see the pictures below.


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



EK-FC1080 GTX Strix water blocks are made in Slovenia, Europe and are readily available for pre-order through EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network. The water blocks will ship on Monday, 27th of June, 2016! An aesthetic retention backplates, which also cools the backside of the circuit board (namely around VRM area), will also be available for purchase at a later date. Below you can find MSR prices with VAT included.

  • EK-FC1080 GTX Strix – Nickel 129.95€
  • EK-FC1080 GTX Strix – Acetal+Nickel 129.95€
  • EK-FC1080 GTX Strix Backplate – Black 34.95€
  • EK-FC1080 GTX Strix Backplate – Nickel 41.95€
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No Strix logo this generation? Either way, gorgeous block!
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How do you mean, no Strix logo? Look closer redface.gif
    
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Originally Posted by EK_tiborrr View Post

How do you mean, no Strix logo? Look closer redface.gif


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yessir.gif Lookin good!
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How do you mean, no Strix logo? Look closer redface.gif

I blame being on mobile tongue.gif Words seem nicer than the crazy eyes, even though I started liking the eye thing they're doing ^_^
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Yeah smile.gif Owl logo is history, this is the new logo from here on now.
    
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i have question is it possible to use strix back plate with it or we have to use ek backplate
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ASUS ROG Strix GeForce® GTX 1080 factory backplate is not compatible with this water block!
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Hey amigos, when will you be releasing the giga g1 1080 block?

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Hey amigos, when will you be releasing the giga g1 1080 block?

Somewhere in the beginning of next week thumb.gif
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