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Can a water block really boost your GPU performance?

With the launch of new AMD Radeon Vega GPUs, there was some fresh life pumped into the graphics card market. Things got exciting once again, we had new GPUs to talk about, and this seems like a perfect opportunity to revisit a fairly common question. Will liquid cooling improve your GPU performance?

What is the Start-Stop function and how to use it?

With the introduction of the new EK-Vardar EVO cooling fan lineup also came a new feature. EK-Vardar EVO 120ER and EK-Vardar EVO 140ER fan (both white and black) models feature the so called “Start-Stop” function which can benefit you in several ways.

Aluminum vs. Copper

A lot of heated debates have risen during the past few weeks with the launch of our newest Fluid Gaming water cooling lineup, which is made of all aluminum parts. So we just thought this might be a perfect opportunity for a new episode of “Fun Facts” where we will try cover this subject from all possible angles.

iniMini by Simon Sikovec

What do EK employees do in their free time? Simple, create more awesome stuff! The build that you are looking at comes from EK R&D wizard Simon which is actually a boosted In Win H-Frame Mini. The thing is boosted in every aspect because it is raised on a radiator to conserve space. The other main feature of this mod is the custom flat reservoir that integrates the DDC pump as well!

Project Aorus by Hans Peder Sahl

Project Aorus was initially thought to be a simple show build with some water cooling and custom cables, but as Hans Peder “p0pe” Sahl explains, it often happens that he gets carried away and decides to make his own custom water cooling parts for the build. This project was first exposed live in Leipzig at Dreamhack 2017, Gigabyte – Aorus event.

Which pump should you use? D5 or DDC?

Our support is usually bombarded with questions about the differences between D5 and DDC. In this article, we take a closer look at D5 and DDC pumps.

BF1 by Gregory Rousseau

Battlefield 1. That is the name of this custom PC system build we are featuring on our blog today. It has been only a few days since the release of the long awaited BF franchise sequel. A builder by the name of Gregory Rousseau has been pretty active around BF1 (the videogame as well as his build) since the beginning of the open beta.

In Win H-Tower by AlternateBE

Alternate België team have put together a real mechanized treat that boasts as much power as it does eye candy. A In Win H-Tower motorised transformer PC case you have to see in action.

How to choose the right liquid cooling kit?

Kit offering on the market is very diverse and sometimes it’s hard to determine which kit is really the best option to start with. This article will guide you through the EK kits and help you make a better decision when you decide to take the next step towards building your dream PC.

GamesCom 2016

The annual gaming event in Germany has ended a few days ago and with all the barrage of information, news, and releases we thought we’d make a recap from the hardware point of view.