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EK Launches GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC Force Water Cooling Solution

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  1. Cristian_25H

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    EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium liquid cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce a a new Full Board water block kit for the latest GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC Force overclocking motherboard.

    EK-FB KIT GA Z97X-SOC Force full-board water block kit is a complete liquid cooling solution for GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC Force motherboard. The water blocks directly cools Intel Z97 Express southbridge (PCH) and power regulation (VRM / MOSFETs) module. The two-piece set of water blocks feature high flow design that can be easily used with systems using weaker water pumps.

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    Base of the waterblock is made of nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is made of either quality Acrylic glass or POM Acetal (depending on the variant).

    Installation itself is as straight-forward as possible and the pre-installed screw-in standoffs allow for easy and failure-proof installation.

    Enclosed:
    • 2x water blocks (MOSFET & SB)
    • mounting mechanism
    • thermal pads

    EK-FB KIT GA Z97-SOC Force comes in two variants and is readily available for purchase through EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network:
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  2. Dj-ElectriC

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    Leave the 4W sata/usb controller block out of it and it seems like a great solution
     
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    Yup, looks great until it leaks, then not so much.
     
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    Maybe as a result of the optional increased amperage to the USB ports for charging devices.

    Or, a marketing ploy.
     
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    MOSFET Cooling on 1150 is pointless since the CPUs never need more than 160A of current which spread over 8 phases is nothing
     
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