Slovenian cooling firm EK Waterblocks announced it's working on two new full-board waterblocks for the ASUS Maximus V series motherboards. The EK-FB ASUS M5E is designed for the ASUS Maximus V Extreme, while the EK-FB KIT ASUS M5F is for the ASUS Maximus V Formula. These full-board waterblocks provide cooling to all of the motherboard's critical heat generation components such as the chipsets and VRM area.
Pricing and availability details aren't available yet.
he upcoming EK-FB ASUS M5E for ASUS Maximus V Extreme motherboard will be a single piece Full-Board water block which will directly cools Intel Z77 Express southbridge (PCH) as well as PLX PEX8784 PCIe lane splitter controller and the power regulation (VRM / MOSFETs) module. This all-in-one water cooling will require only two G1/4 threaded fittings.
The upcoming EK-FB KIT ASUS M5F for ASUS Maximus V Formula will be the first to hit the market. It will be a two-piece Full-Board water block kit consisting of separate MOSFET- and SB/PCH water block. The solution will directly cools Intel Z77 Express southbridge (PCH) and the power regulation (VRM / MOSFETs) module. EK-FB KIT ASUS M5F will require four G1/4 threaded fittings to operate properly.