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EK Introduces the EK-SF3D Critical Point LN2 GPU Cooling Unit

Dec 6, 2011
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EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium water cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce EK-SF3D Critical Point - company's first universal graphics card (GPU) liquid nitrogen evaporative cooling solution for competitive overclockers. Used with liquid nitrogen or dry ice coolant this unit allows extreme overclocking of virtually any modern graphics card core.

EK-SF3D Critical Point is a product of joint venture between Petri 'SF3D' Korhonen, legendary overclocker and extreme evaporation cooler designer from Finland, and EK design & engineering team. The product is made of electrolytic grade nickel plated copper in order to provide the necassery mass to even out the temperature fluctuation. Top extension is made from high quality black anodized aluminium alloy.

Excellent weight to surface area ratio ensures confident controll over temperatures. Precise and rapid response at any working temperature is what this product is all about - even when cooling the hottest CPUs on the market. Top extension is made from black anodized high quality aluminium alloy.

The product is shipped with multitude of additional mounting plates with integrated metal standoffs as well as universal backplate. This allows for easy and trouble-free installation on virtually any modern graphics card on the market. Additionaly, EK supplies Gelid GC-Extreme premium thermal grease for best results.

  • High performance evaporation cooler for competitive overclockers
  • Modern, unique design with copper core allows for easy temperature regulation
  • Built-in temperature probe slot near contact surface
  • Compatible with both Liquid Nitrogen LN2 as well as Dry Ice CO2(s)
  • Includes premium thermal grease

Technical data:
  • capacity: 190 mL
  • weight (empty): 1.55 kg
  • operational range: -196°C to +80°C

  • EK-SF3D Critical Point /w pre-installed G80 mounting plate
  • Additional mounting plates: HD7970 (R9 290X), GF560, G92, G200
  • universal backplate
  • mounting screws with thumb nuts
  • Gelid GC-Extreme 1.5g thermal grease
  • allen key 2 mm

Products are readily available for pre-order through EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network and will start shipping on Monday, December 9th 2013.
May 4, 2012
320 (0.15/day)
Processor Intel i7 2600K@4.3ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3
Cooling Corsair H100 + Noiseblocker BlackSilent Pro PL-2 x2
Memory Geil Enchance Corsa 1600 16GB
Video Card(s) Evga GTX980 Superclocked 4GB
Storage Plextor M3 128GB / WD Caviar Black 2+1TB
Display(s) Acer XB270HU 144hz Gsync
Case Corsair Graphite 600T white
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster ZXR
Power Supply Seasonic 1000w Platinum
No RAM cooling?
Aug 1, 2009
868 (0.28/day)
Baguio City, Philippines
System Name hmmm...
Processor Intel Core i7-4790K // AMD Athlon II X4 630
Motherboard Asus Maximus VII Gene // MSI 785GM-E65
Cooling Noctua NH-D15S // Noctua NH-U12S
Memory 4x8gb DDR3 2400mhz G.Skill Sniper // 2x2gb DDR3 1333mhz GSkill Value RAM
Video Card(s) Zotac GTX 980 Ti // Palit GTS 250
Storage Samsung 850 EVO 500gb + 3x2tb WD20EZRX // 1tb Seagate 7200.12
Display(s) LG IPS234V // AOC 2217V
Case Corsair Graphite 760T // Lian-Li PC-7 Plus
Audio Device(s) Onboard // Onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX650 // Cougar CM 550
Mouse Corsair Vengeance M65 // Logitech MK120
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K70 // Logitech MK120
Software Windows 10 Professional x64 // Windows 7 Professional x64
1.55 kg?! that's crazy , it will break the pci-e!
Nah it won't. The video card won't be positioned like in a normal case. It's gonna be positioned vertically with the motherboard lying flat so it's just gonna push the card down into the pci-e slot.


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Sep 25, 2013
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Nah it won't. The video card won't be positioned like in a normal case. It's gonna be positioned vertically with the motherboard lying flat so it's just gonna push the card down into the pci-e slot.
I see. it will be used only in a open bench!Still, 1.55 kg only a few cpu coolers have that weight. it seems too much for a gpu.