The Personal Company Era (2004-2007)

  • In January 2004, EK Water Blocks presented a new evolution of water blocks. The blocks were named EK-WW (Wave Water).
  • In February 2004, EK Water Blocks introduced company’s first value oriented CPU and GPU water blocks, namely the EK-S (Spiral) the EK-VGA1(a).
  • By the summer of 2004, EK Water Blocks introduced the slightly modified successor to the EK-WW called EK-WWA (Wave Water Accelerator) which became one of the world’s best performing CPU water blocks on the market. Using the same cooling engine the EK-VGA-NW (New Wave) GPU water block was born.
  • In 2004, EK Water Blocks released the very first sandwich-type Full Cover water block for the ATi Radeon 9800 Pro graphics card using the new WWA cooling engine. This product was the baseline for the upcoming VGA Full Cover water blocks. The cooling engine remained in use with VGA Full Cover water block until early 2011.
  • In 2005, EK Water Blocks entered the International market for the first time. A new era begun with new Sales & Development Executives joining the company.
  • In 2005, EK Water Blocks released the first water cooling solution for then popular NVIDIA® nForce® 4 platform motherboards by releasing universal chipset & VRM water blocks.
  • In 2005, EK Water Blocks released the Full Cover water block for NVIDIA® GeForce® 6800 series graphics card which in hybrid copper & aluminium design. The general design was quickly adopted and recognized by the industry and is still in use some 7 years later.
  • In 2005, EK Water Blocks released a new CPU water block called EK-MCW (Micro Channel Wave) which has outperformed all predecessors in both cooling performance and aesthetics.
  • In 2005, EK Water Blocks also produced world’s first production series water block (EK-MCW) made out of pure silver. Only two samples were made.
  • In 2006, EK Water Blocks engineered the most advanced and multi-featured reservoir called the EK-Multioption RES. The industry has immediately had adopted it’s design.
  • In 2006, EK Water Blocks offered VGA Full Cover water blocks for the both NVIDIA® GeForce® 7800 series as well as ATi® Radeon® X1800/X1900 highest performance graphics cards. Both solutions were available shortly after launch for the very first time, thus setting the standard for the years to come.
  • In 2006, EK Water Blocks introduced company’s first VGA Full Cover water block for dual-processor, dual-PCB graphics card (NVIDIA® GeForce® 7950 GX2).
  • In 2007, EK Water Blocks released various motherboard specific VRM and chipset water blocks for the very first time.
  • In 2007, EK Water Blocks introduced the ultimate performance EK-Supreme CPU water block. The newcomer outperformed all current competition and became one of the most popular CPU water blocks.