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Aqua Computer Also Announces the kryoM.2 EVO Performance SSD Cooler and Riser

Almost one year ago Aqua Computer launched the kryoM.2 for the first time: an adapter card with passive heat sink for M.2 SSDs. The popularity of M.2 SSDs continues to grow and the thermal problems of these small ultrafast drives will continue too. Aqua Computer has put a lot of development energy into an improved version: the kryoM.2 evo.

The kryoM.2 evo is a high-quality PCIe card that is capable of maximizing the performance of M.2 SSDs. To achieve this, Aqua Computer drastically increased the size of the main heat sink. A second smaller heat sink has been integrated to the backside of the board. This patent-protected system encloses the SSD between these two heat sinks and also cools it from both sides.

Aqua Computers Introduces the kryoM.2 Micro M.2 SSD Cooler

Aqua Computers kryoM.2 micro is a passive heatsink for M.2 SSDs which is simply clipped onto the SSD with the enclosed stainless steel clips. Before this, the enclosed thermal pad for the front and an isolation sticker for the back must be applied. The cooling performance is sufficient for many applications and due to the compact dimensions, the SSD with kryoM.2 micro fits almost all M.2 slots on mainboards.

During assembly, the SSD is not subjected to mechanical stress. The clips are slid on from the sides and then clamped onto the edge of the heat sink. The clamp does not touch the edge of the SSD board while doing this.

Aqua Computer Announces the VISION Lineup of Watercooling Add-ons

What will water blocks look like in the future? This was the question that Aqua Computer has asked itself before they started developing VISION.
From this question emerged the idea for an OLED display integrated to water coolers.

During the development of the display integration, Aqua Computer realized that there are many other stand-alone use cases for this product - and as such, the VISION product line was born. In addition to the pure display functionality, VISION has been extended in variants with touch control, infrared receiver and RGB-LED. A menu-driven setup has been integrated and VISION also has a whole range of inputs and outputs: both a temperature sensor and a flow sensor can be directly connected to VISION. The solution can display various system information like temperatures, fan speed, CPU load or memory usage and also values from other Aqua Computer devices. The aquasuite 2017 software allows to choose from customizable layout templates.

Aqua Computer Announces Kryographics TITAN X Pascal Water Block

German-based liquid cooling specialist Aqua Computer offers its kryographics Pascal for Nvidia TITAN X as of now. Like the block for the GTX 1080/1070 card, the TITAN X variant also features a jet plate above the GPU area to provide an outstanding cooling performance. A bypass channel after the GPU helps to reduce the flow resistance and allows water to flow directly above most hotspots on the graphics card.

The kryographics Pascal for NVIDIA TITAN X is completely CNC machined in Aqua Computers own production facilities in Germany. The base is made of electrolytic copper with a thickness of 10 mm. A precise manufacturing allows using thermal grease not only for the GPU but also for the RAM. This ensures the best possible connection between the graphics card and cooler. For the voltage regulators a thermal pad is included in the scope of supply.

Aqua Computer Announces the Kryographics RX 480 Water Block

The German-based liquid cooling specialist Aqua Computer has added the kryographics RX 480 cooling block to its portfolio. The kryographics RX 480 is completely CNC manufactured. The production takes place in Aqua Computers own production facilities in Germany. The base is made of electrolytic copper with a thickness of 10mm.

A precise manufacturing allows using thermal grease not only for the GPU but also for the RAM. This ensures the best possible connection between the graphics card and cooler. For the voltage regulators a thermal pad is included in the scope of supply. The area above the GPU features a jet plate that pushes water into two directions through a micro structure. A side channel routes water towards the VRMs.

Aqua Computer Announces Kryographics Water Blocks for GTX 1080 and GTX 1070

The German-based liquid cooling specialist Aqua Computer has added the water block kryographics Pascal to its portfolio. Due to an almost equal PCB it is possible to use the cooling block with the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070. For the first time Aqua Computer uses a jet plate in a kryographics block. The changed channel flow reduces the already low flow resistance. The large slotted cooling structure above the GPU offers an outstanding cooling performance.

While developing the block Aqua Computer paid attention to route the cooling fluid through all important areas. A bypass channel after the GPU helps to reduce the resistance of the block and allows water to flow directly above some RAM modules. The kryographics Pascal is completely CNC machined. Production takes place in Aqua Computers own production facilities in Germany. The base is made of electrolytic copper with a thickness of 10mm. A precise manufacturing allows using thermal grease not only for the GPU but also for the RAM. This ensures the best possible connection between the graphics card and cooler. For the voltage regulators a thermal pad is included in the scope of supply.

Aqua Computer Unveils KryoM.2 PCIe Riser, Heatsink, and Block for M.2 SSDs

M.2 SSDs offer enormous fast transfer rates but the downside is they can also become quite hot. When the temperature reaches a critical point the M.2 SSD starts to throttle which results in a reduced performance. The German-based liquid cooling specialist Aqua Computer has addressed this issue with the high quality PCIe 3.0 4x card kryoM.2 which can be also equipped with a passive heat sink or water block.

The kryoM.2 uses a multilayer PCB with gold surface where the individual layers are connected to each other to optimize the thermal management. To ensure a good quality and reliability the connector for the M.2 SSD comes from Amphenol, the PCIe contacts are plated with hard gold and the circuit paths are impedance controlled.

Aqua Computer Intros Spacer for Skylake CPUs

The Intel Skylake CPUs are getting very popular at the moment. For a much better cooling performance many users are removing the heatspreader from the CPU. This has some negative effects on the secure installation of the CPUs. Aqua Computer has developed a protective spacer to allow a much more secure mounting and usage of Skylake CPUs without the original heat spreader. The spacer is available at a price of 6.99 Euro.

Why is it recommended to use a spacer after removing the heat spreader? The first problem is that the brittle silicon die is not protected against tilted mounting of a CPU cooler - due to this fact edges of the die can easily be broken. The same issue can happen during transportation of the system.

AquaComputer Announces Kryograpics Radeon R9 Nano Water Block

AquaComputer announced one of the first full-coverage water blocks for the Radeon R9 Nano, the Kryographics R9 Nano. This single-slot thick block made of copper, with an acrylic top (opaque brushed aluminium top option also available), covers almost the entire area of the incredibly compact PCB of the R9 Nano, its coolant channel passes over both the GPU and VRM areas of the card. Pre-orders for the card will begin on Friday (11/09), the block will be available the following week.

Update: AquaComputer put out prices.

Aqua Computer Unveils Radeon R9 Fury X Full Coverage Water Block

Aqua Computer unveiled its full-coverage water block for the Radeon R9 Fury X graphics card. The block should also be compatible with the Sapphire R9 Fury Tri-X, which uses the AMD reference PCB. The block features exposed copper as its primary material, with an acrylic top. Its coolant channel directly flows over not just the GPU, but also the VRM area. The block itself is single-slot capable. It has threads for common G 1/4 fittings, and is capable of multi-GPU fittings. Available now, the block is priced at 99.99€ (including 19% VAT).

AquaComputer Announces New Water-blocks for NVIDIA GTX Titan X

As of now Aqua Computer offers six different water blocks for the NVIDIA GTX TITAN X graphics card. The kryographics for GTX TITAN X is CNC-milled from a 10mm thick high-purity electrolytic copper block and entirely made in Germany. The GPU, RAM and voltage regulators are covered by the block while the GPU area features a micro structure with a 0.5mm grid. All relevant areas are also covered by the flow path of the cooling liquid to provide an excellent cooling performance.

The contact surface of the base is high gloss polished. To gain the last bit of cooling performance the kryographics for GTX TITAN X allows using thermal grease instead of thermal pads for the RAM chips. For an easy installation the block comes with preassembled distance pieces so the screws can be tightened as far as they will go to achieve an optimal contact pressure. The block can be used with regular G1/4" fittings and the connection terminal offers threads into both directions. The regular connection terminal can be also exchanged with the optional kryoconnect adapters which can be used for SLI setups.

Aqua Computers Introduces New RGB LED Controller

Throughout the last years Aqua Computer, a German-based water cooling manufacturer, got many requests for a LED controller and has invested a lot of time in developing an innovative LED controller. The result of this development is the "farbwerk".

The farbwerk is a RGB LED controller with four independent channels. Due to the high processing performance it is possible to display natural and smooth color transitions. The farbwerk offers 13-bit color resolution of 8192 steps per primary color. Because of the high resolution even color transitions with low brightness settings are almost continuously.

Aqua Computer Also Announces Airplex Radical 2 Series Radiators

The airplex radical is Aqua Computers newest addition to its radiator line. The new radiator series which is manufactured in Germany is based on the airplex modularity system but this time reduced to the essentials to combine a great performance and workmanship with an attractive price. Like its big brother the airplex radical series is produced without any soldered joints which means the radiator comes without any residues of tin. Only Delrin, stainless steel and copper make contact to the cooling fluid - also when using variants with aluminum fins.

To allow a perfect installation Aqua Computer introduces a new protected mounting system which is based on threaded sleeves made of nickel plated brass. The threaded sleeves are pluggable and extend into the mounting holes of the fans so that they almost slip into the correct position by themselves. Anyone who has mounted a radiator before knows the struggle to align the radiator with the fans and screws. This system also extends the threads which reduces the risk of damaging the radiator with too long screws.

Aqua Computer Intros Kryographics GTX 980 Full Cover Water Block

The German-based liquid cooling specialist Aqua Computer has added the full cover water block kryographics for GTX 980 cards to its portfolio. The block is CNC-milled from a 10mm thick high-purity electrolytic copper block while the GPU is covered by a micro structure with a 0.5mm grid. The kryographics for GTX 980 covers the GPU, RAM and other than some of the competitors also all relevant parts of the voltage control.

The contact surface of the base is high gloss polished. To gain the last bit of cooling performance the kryographics for GTX 980 also allows using thermal grease instead of thermal pads for the RAM chips. For an easy installation the block comes with preassembled distance pieces so the screws can be tightened as far as they will go to achieve an optimal contact pressure. The block can be used with regular G1/4" fittings and the connection terminal offers threads into both directions. In a SLI setup the regular connection terminal can be also exchanged with an optional kryoconnect adapter which connects two or more blocks directly.

Aqua Computer Announces Radeon R9 295X2 Full Cover Block

The German-based liquid cooling specialist Aqua Computer has added the full cover water block kryographics Vesuvius for R9 295X2 cards to its portfolio. The block is entirely made in Germany and milled from 2.72kg high-purity electrolytic copper raw material. It covers the GPUs, all RAM chips, the voltage regulators and the PCIe bridge chip. All areas are covered by the flow path of the cooling liquid to provide an excellent cooling performance.

Both GPUs are covered by a micro structure with a 0.5 mm grid. The water flows through both structures in parallel which allows an even temperature for both GPUs. To achieve this effect the cooling structures use a different depth which makes sure that the same amount of water flows through both of them.

Aqua Computer Adds Radeon R9 290X Full Cover Block to Product Line

Aqua Computers latest addition to their full cover water blocks is the kryographics Hawaii for R9 290X cards. The block is entirely made in Germany and milled from 1kg high-purity electrolytic copper raw material. It covers the GPU, all RAM chips and the voltage regulators. All areas are covered by the flow path of the cooling liquid to provide an excellent cooling performance. The GPU is covered by a micro structure with a 0.5mm grid. To efficiently cool down the voltage regulators this block also features the 3D flow technique which uses a lateral flow path to transport water through the Plexiglas directly to this array.

The contact surface of the base is high gloss polished. To gain the last bit of cooling performance the kryographics Hawaii for 290X allows using thermal grease instead of thermal pads for the RAM chips. Like the base the Plexiglas cover is also milled from a solid block. To avoid the risk of cracks Aqua Computer uses casted Plexiglas and does not drill any threads inside the cover. The cover is held in place by a stainless steel frame which allows for an evenly distributed pressure.

Aqua Computer Intros Kryographics Full-Coverage Water Block for GeForce GTX Titan

To efficiently cool down the GeForce GTX TITAN graphics card, Aqua Computer offers the new Kryographics series full cover blocks. Other than the old aquagrafx series the new blocks feature wider openings at the side of the copper base and a revised connection terminal to optimize the flow rate.

The 10 mm thick copper base covers the GPU, RAM and voltage regulators. All surfaces with contact to the card are highly polised to 1/1000mm. The top is made of stainless steel and comes with a laser engraved logo. Above the GPU the block uses a 0.25mm micro structure which results in a delta of 10°C between the GPU and water in our internal tests with Furmark. Due to the precise CNC production process the RAM chips can be used with thermal grease which offers a much better heat transfer over thermal pads.

Aqua Computer Announces AquaGraFX GTX 680 Water Block

German PC liquid-cooling experts Aqua Computer launched the AquaGraFX GTX 680, the industry's first full-coverage water block for NVIDIA's newly-launched high-end graphics card. Its primary material is exposed-copper. The coolant channel not only passes through the central portion covering the GPU and memory, but also the tail portion, where heat is drawn from the VRM area of the graphics card.

At the portion that's right about the GPU, the coolant channel is densely ridged, to increase surface area of dissipation to the coolant. To top if off, Aqua Computer used a brushed metal cover. It has a modular inlet/outlet design that suits both standalone and SLI systems, including 3-way and 4-way ones. The side making contact with the card's sensitive components are polished to a mirror-finish. Aqua Computer did not give out pricing/availability information, it shouldn't be far away.

Aqua Computer Unveils First Water Block for Radeon HD 7970

Aqua Computer is the first in the industry with a water block designed for AMD Radeon HD 7970 graphics card. Called the AquagrATIx 7900, the block provides full-coverage for the obverse side of the AMD Radeon HD 7970 PCB, which is where all the heat-producing components are. Its primary material is copper, with a stainless steel top. Its channel bears a nearly symmetric shape, the portion over the GPU is ridged to increase sub-surface area for improved heat dissipation to the coolant. While the AquagrATIx 7900 doesn't include fittings, it features two standard G1/4" threads (the inlet and outlet). The block is also said to be compatible with Radeon HD 7950. Aqua Computer is accepting orders for this, with estimated delivery time of 21 days. It is priced at €89.90.

Point of View and TGT Release GeForce GTX 590 BEAST Graphics Card

Point of View and its trusty enthusiast brand partner TGT group, are ready with their fastest graphics card to date, the PoV-TGT GeForce GTX 590 BEAST. The BEAST Edition features factory overclocked speeds, and is ready for (requires) water-cooling. The dual-GPU graphics card features out of the box clock speeds of 691 MHz core, and 1382 MHz CUDA cores; against reference speeds of 607/1215 MHz, respectively. The memory is clocked at 927.5 MHz (3710 MHz effective) against 853.5/3414 MHz reference.

The next big part of the card is its full-coverage water block made by Aqua Computer. The block cools all heat-producing components on the obverse side of the PCB, including the two GPUs, memory, bridge chip, and the notoriously feisty VRM. The block uses exposed copper as its primary material, with brushed metal top. Already seeing listings in Europe, the card is priced between €777.97, and €849.08.

Source: Fudzilla

Point of View and TGT Announce GTX 580 Beast 2 Graphics Card, Claim Top Spot

Point of View and its associate TGT overclocking team announced what they claim to be the highest clocked NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 graphics card, the GTX 580 Beast 2. The team had, in December, announced the GTX 580 Beast, with clock speeds of 855/1710/4104 MHz (core/CUDA cores/memory effective). The new Beast 2 model features "unprecedented" clock speeds of 873 MHz core, 1746 MHz CUDA cores, and 4104 MHz memory. This, is claimed by its makers to be the highest-clocked GeForce GTX 580 graphics card. The card is kept cool by a full-coverage copper water-block made by Aqua Computer. Said to be already shipping, the Point of View TGT GeForce GTX 580 Beast 2 graphics card is priced at €799.

Aqua Computer Intros AquagraFX GeForce GTX 480 Water-Block

Germany-based Aqua Computer is ready with its water-block for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 graphics accelerator, the AquagraFX GTX480. The block is full-coverage and monolithic in design, and cools all vital heat-producing parts of the card. Its main unit is cut from a block of copper. The block weighs 850 g (1.87 lbs). It has a stainless steel top with laser-etched lettering on it. Aqua Computer used distance pieces for all threads. They are pre-assembled so users won't have to fumble around with them. All surfaces which have contact to the GPU/RAM/VRM are high gloss polished (mirror-finish). The block also comes with a small backplate that cools voltage regulators on the reverse-side of the PCB. The company will start shipping these from next week, at a price of 89.90 EUR or around US $101 excl. VAT.

Aqua Computer Announces Waterblocks for the GTX295 and GT200b

Today we present to you the aquafrax GTX295 watercooler just in time with the release of the GTX 295 graphics card. The cooler is built in a sandwich style to cool both of the cards. The intermediate level is made of Delrin, the cooling blocks are 99.9% electrolyte copper. As a special feature, one will be able to choose if water runs parallel or in series through the blocks. So you can choose between high flow and low restriction or better cooling with high flow velocity. In parallel mode you need an additional T-Connector.

GPU´s are cooled with high efficiency microstructure. Focus was also on low restriction. The threads are G 1/4 and the cooler will be available as of next week. Materials are copper and delrin.

Aqua-computer Releases Cuplex hd CPU Water Block

Germany's top quality water cooling manufacturer aqua-computer has recently released a new processor water block. Named aqua-computer cuplex hd it has the following characteristics:
  • low resistance high flow / double impact design
  • 99.99% pure electrolyte copper base plate
  • G1/4" in and out diameter
  • Compatible with Intel Socket 478 and LGA775 processors only
The aqua-computer cuplex hd is available now for EUR 49.90.

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