EK Launches D-RGB Water Blocks and Upgrade Kits for the AMD RX 5700 GPUs
EK® Water Blocks, the leading premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer, is releasing EK-Quantum Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT D-RGB water blocks that are compatible with reference design AMD® Radeon™ RX 5700 and 5700 XT graphics cards. These water blocks are an evolution of the EK-Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT RGB blocks which featured regular RGB. The new Quantum blocks feature 5V D-RGB addressable LEDs for even more lighting customization and control of every LED diode separately.
EK-Quantum Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT D-RGB
As with its predecessor, this water block directly cools the GPU, 8GB of GDDR6 memory, and VRM (voltage regulation module) as cooling liquid is channeled directly over these critical areas.
EK-Quantum Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT D-RGB – Nickel + Plexi on the left and EK-Quantum Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT D-RGB – Nickel + Acetal on the right
The base of the block is made of high-grade copper or nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is made of high-quality acrylic material or black POM Acetal material (depending on the variant). The entire plexi covered block is lit up with D-RGB while the acetal version is implementing D-RGB in the aesthetic white corner piece. The top material does not affect the block performance in any way. The block also features a special plastic cover over the block Terminal which is also lit with addressable D-RGB. This add-on is designed to reveal the graphics card model, visible from the side. Sealing is ensured by high-quality EPDM O-Rings.
EK also encloses a single-slot I/O bracket which replaces the original two-slot in order to make installation of multiple graphics cards easier and also transforms the GPU into a gorgeous single slot solution.
The EK-Quantum Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT D-RGB water blocks are compatible with popular RGB sync technologies from all major motherboard manufacturers since it features a standard 3-pin 5V D-RGB addressable LED strip.
The EK-Quantum Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT D-RGB water blocks are compatible with the reference design Radeon RX 5700 and RX5700 XT graphics cards. In order to simplify the search for suitable and compatible water blocks, EK is adding newly released graphics cards and motherboards from various manufacturers to the EK Cooling Configurator database. Compatible graphics cards are being added to the list on a daily basis:
EK-Vector RX 5700+ XT backplates
EK-Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT Backplate is a CNC machined retention backplate made from black anodized aluminum and nickel-plated aluminum for EK-Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT series water blocks. Backplate covers the whole length of graphics cards PCB, serves as an aesthetic add-on and also provides passive cooling for the backside of the voltage regulation module (VRM). This backplate is guaranteed to be compatible with reference PCB AMD® Radeon® RX Navi series graphics cards and respective EK blocks.
EK-Quantum Vector RX 5700+ XT Upgrade Kit
An addressable D-RGB upgrade kit for existing EK-Vector RX 5700+ XT high-performance full-cover water blocks. The upgrade kit includes a black or white stick out piece with a standard 3-pin 5V D-RGB addressable LED strip and a new terminal cover with the same lighting upgrade. It enables a quick and easy upgrade for the owners of the existing EK-Vector RX 5700+ XT water blocks to the latest addressable 5V D-RGB version of this EK-Quantum water block.
Availability and pricing
The EK-Quantum Vector Radeon RX 5700 +XT D-RGB blocks, upgrade kits and backplates are made in Slovenia, Europe and are available for pre-order through the EK Webshop or EK Partner Reseller Network. They will start shipping on Monday, 26th of July 2019! In the table below you can see manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) with VAT included.