EK Waterblocks designs most of its GPU water blocks for specific cards because PCB designs vary widely, even within the same partner’s lineup. Palit and Gainward graphics cards break that mold, though. Between the two brands, there are 17 cards that use the same layout, which means that EKWB had to design only one block to support the full lineup.
The EK-FC1080 GTX Jetstream full cover water block incorporates EKWB’s standard features. The block makes direct contact with the GPU, memory, and voltage regulation modules and has fluid channels directly above all three heat-generating components. The block also features EKWB’s standard split-flow design that is compatible with low powered pumps.
The blocks are available in two different variants. You can get the EK-FC1080 GTX Jetstream block with a clear acrylic top or a black Acetal top. No matter which option you go with, the block will include a nickel-plated electrolytic copper base.
The EK-FC1080 GTX Jetstream water blocks are readily available through the EK Webshop and the company’s partner reseller network. Both versions of the GPU block are available for $139.99. EKWB is also offering backplates to accompany the blocks. A nickel-plated version will set you back $43.99, and the black one sells for $34.99
|PALIT||Palit GeForce GTX 1080 JetStream 8GB GDDR5X (NEB1080015P2J)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1080 Super JetStream 8GB GDDR5X (NEB1080S15P2J)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1080 GameRock 8GB GDDR5X (NEB1080T15P2G)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1080 GameRock + G-Panel 8GB GDDR5X (NEB1080T15P2GP)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1080 GameRock Premium 8GB GDDR5X (NEB1080H15P2G)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1080 GameRock Premium + G-Panel 8GB GDDR5X (NEB1080H15P2GP)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1070 JetStream 8GB GDDR5 (NE51070015P2J)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1070 Super JetStream 8GB GDDR5 (NE51070S15P2J)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1070 Gamerock 8GB GDDR5 (NE51070T15P2G)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1070 Gamerock + G-Panel 8GB GDDR5 (NE51070T15P2GP)|
|Palit GeForce GTX 1070 Gamerock Premium 8GB GDDR5 (NE51070H15P2G)|
|GAINWARD||Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Phoenix 8GB GDDR5X (3651)|
|Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Phoenix Golden Sample 8GB GDDR5X (3644)|
|Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Phoenix GLH 8GB GDDR5X (3668)|
|Gainward GeForce GTX 1070 Phoenix 8GB GDDR5 (3699)|
|Gainward GeForce GTX 1070 Phoenix Golden Sample 8GB GDDR5 (3682)|
|Gainward GeForce GTX 1070 Phoenix GLH 8GB GDDR5 (3675)|
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i only see 2 <.<Reply
Only see 2 of what?Reply
Totally useless. Air or water, you cannot pass 2050-2100 MHz. Card crash after that no matter what.Reply
semi useless. Yes you cannot go above 2100~ because of the voltage lock of 1.092v but having a card load at 40c is really nice when you whole system is watercooled.Reply
Got my card to 2205Mhz but it's not a palit or gainward.Reply
Also if your one of the people that jumped in early on the reference designs then water cooling is an excellent idea to overcome the throttling they suffer. Though this might not fit a reference cooler model.Reply