EKWB Water Block Allows You to Use RX 480 as a Single Slot GPU
This EKWB water block for the Radeon RX 480 allows you to use the card as a single slot GPU. The RX 480 is a hell of a value offering by AMD. The GPU is very powerful at the price point and offers great performance for the money. This is all possible due to the Polaris 10 architecture. The upcoming Vega 10 architecture is also coming out soon but till then this is what we have got for now.
If you want to overclock the RX 480 without blazing it to hell you are going to need liquid cooling and the EKWB water block is one of the best options out there for doing just that. They are available in both copper and nickel variants and EKWB has confirmed that they are also releasing black and nickel backplates as well.
The EKWB water block not only allows you to use the RX 480 as a single slot card but it also helps you keep the temperature in check when gaming for long hours or when the GPU is under heavy loads. In some conditions, the GPU temperature can spike which will result in hardware failure. The EKWB water block will help reduce the chances of that happening.
The EKWB water block is also available in different variants so that you can choose the one which looks and feels best for your build. Both the nickel and black look great. This will be according to user preference of course.
You can buy the EKWB water block from the EK Webshop and resellers.
The copper block will set you back $110, the nickel ones are more expensive at $118. If you are a PC gaming enthusiast and want to overclock your RX 480 then you will be needing one of these. If not, good luck overclocking the RX 480 GPU. Let us know how well that goes.