EK Water Blocks company introduced new model EK-Quantum Vector TUF RTX 3080/3090 D-RGB, designed specifically for use with Asus TUF GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards. Specifically, the list of compatible graphics cards includes Asus TUF RTX 3090 24G Gaming and TUF RTX 3080 10G Gaming.
New size 237 x 126 mm belongs to the category of water blocks with full coverage, ie, takes heat away from the GPU, memory chips and power subsystem components. Its base is made of copper and nickel plated.
According to the manufacturer, the symmetric duct separation scheme used in the waterblock ensures smooth coolant flow without disturbance, equally high efficiency in any flow direction and low hydrodynamic resistance, making the waterblock suitable even for systems with low pumps. The area adjacent to the GPU has an array of 25 ribs forming 0.6mm wide microchannels.
Waterblock is available in two versions, different material lid. Both are decorated with illumination on six addressable LEDs, compatible with popular synchronization technologies, including Asus Aura Sync.
As for prices:
- EK-Quantum Vector TUF RTX 3080/3090 D-RGB – Nickel + Plexi estimated by the manufacturer at 164.90 euros;
- EK-Quantum Vector TUF RTX 3080/3090 D-RGB – Nickel + Acetal – in 159.90 euros;
- For 42.90 euros you can buy an additional black reinforcement plate, mounted on the back of the circuit board and distributes the thermal and mechanical loads;
- Such a nickel-plate EK-Quantum Vector TUF RTX 3080/3090 will cost 49.90 euros.