ASUS announced the establishment of a partnership with EK to produce GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards with built-in liquid ring cooling blocks to provide out-of-the-box liquid cooling for custom drilling rigs.
ASUS said in a statement that they will launch Geforce RTX 3070, RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 cards with integrated waterproof function designed and manufactured by EK.
ASUS said in a statement: “These high-performance solutions are perfectly combined, with a single slot size, which makes it compatible with a variety of chassis, including a compact body.”
“ASUS EKWB GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards are very suitable for experienced veterans, who need a reliable all-in-one software package to install their latest version, and newbies who hope that novices can successfully build their first custom loop.”
Pricing and Availability
Although Asus has not revealed the price, they did provide a rough estimate of when the new card will be available. ASUS EKWB GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 will be available worldwide around the second week of November, and the RTX 3070 will be released in late November.
As for the price, EK Water Blocks usually sell for around US$99 (approximately £80, AU$140) to US$129 (approximately £100, AU$180), so these new cards from Asus should be more expensive than non-EKWB RTX Cards are up to 100 dollars or so now.