Since Threadripper was first spotted in the wild, enthusiasts interested in the CPU noticed just how big the CPU actually was. For the past several CPU generations, the size of the integrated heat spreader (IHS) on high-end platforms has not changed too much from either Intel nor AMD. Threadripper, however, is a game changer. It is nearly twice the size of an Intel LGA2066 CPU, and that much larger surface area is expected to have heatsink contact across the entire IHS for the best cooling results out of anything trying to cool it. A concern comes with existing heatsinks and their now diminutive base plates; they don’t cover the entire IHS. Heatsink and water-block makers are forced to update their designs or face potentially...
EKWB recently released a new lineup based on its EK-Vardar fans. The Vardar line was established in 2014 and created to be an industrial grade high-static pressure computer cooling...9 by Joe Shields on 8/9/2017
This week, the Slovenian based liquid cooling manufacturer, EKWB (EK Water Blocks) released a new monoblock which is custom made for specific MSI X299 motherboards, and named the EK-FB...3 by Joe Shields on 7/20/2017
EKWB (EK Water Blocks) on Wednesday introduced a useful but slightly different to their normal routine type of product. The company has started to sell its EK-M.2 NVMe passive...25 by Anton Shilov on 7/6/2017
EK Water Blocks revealed the Fluid Gaming series of full loop water cooling kits during Computex. EKWB’s new water cooling lineup is designed to further augment their product stack...12 by Ryan Smith on 6/1/2017
ASUS' ROG website introduced an updated member this week - a new motherboard based on Intel's Z170 which comes with a factory-installed CrossChill EK hybrid cooling block from EKWB...16 by Anton Shilov on 12/31/2015