EK Rolls out 179 EUR Threadripper monoblock for ROG Zenith II Extreme

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EK is releasing a Socket sTRX4 based monoblock made for the ROG Zenith II Extreme motherboards. The ... wait for it as a take a breath due to the long name ... "EK-Quantum Momentum ROG Zenith II Extreme D-RGB Monoblock" has an integrated 3-pin D-RGB LED strip which makes it compatible with ASUS Aura Sync.

This is a complete all-in-one (CPU and motherboard) liquid cooling solution for the ASUS motherboard that is based on AMD TRX40 chipset for AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors. 

This water block directly cools AMD sTR4X type CPU, as well as the voltage regulation module (VRM). This kind of efficient VRM cooling on a TRX40 platform opens up even greater overclocking capabilities. Using a monoblock gets rid of the small fans that can be found on these TRX40 motherboards, hidden under the VRM heatsink grill. 

This TRX40 platform based monoblock also comes with a redesigned bigger cold plate. The new design ensures that the monoblock has mechanical contact with the entire 3rd Gen Ryzen™ Threadripper™ processor IHS, thus enabling better thermal transfer. The base of the monoblock is made of nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is made of quality acrylic glass material. The main nickel plated mounting screws and brass screw-in standoffs are pre-installed so that the installation process is quick and easy. Unlike other solution on the market, this is a true one-piece, sturdy and reliable liquid cooling product which requires only two connector fittings for proper operation. 

The monoblock is equipped with a D-RGB LED strip that connects to the dedicated digital 3-pin addressable gen2 header on the motherboard. ASUS TRX40 series motherboards use the most advanced LED system on the market allowing a new world of illumination possibilities. Using the addressable gen2 header, users can individually address color to each LED on the monoblocks integrated addressable D-RGB LED strip. The LED strip cover can easily be removed for adjusting the cable orientation or replacing the Digital LED strip with an ordinary LED strip or any other custom solution as well.

The price for this chunk of metal is a pretty expensive 179 EUR (hey, you can purchase a complete premium LCS for that money). Remember, the block is only compatible with the ROG Zenith II Extreme.

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