EK WB shows RGB LED-infused watercooling reservoir combo units

Posted on Monday, Feb 12 2018 @ 10:58 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
EK Waterblocks reveals the EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 series, a new see-through reservoir top for the company's D5 watercooling pump. Two versions are offered, the basic EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 Plexi and the fancier EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 RGB. The latter is compatible with popular motherboard RGB LED controller technologies. Both models promise 15 percent higher hydraulic performance versus stock solutions. EKWB sells these combo reservoir units via its webshop for 90.17EUR and 92.22EUR, respectively.
EK Water Blocks, the Slovenia-based premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer is launching two high-performance stand-alone pump tops for Xylem D5 series water pumps with an integrated reservoir. The two most popular pump and reservoir combo units are now available as EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 – Plexi and EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 RGB in stand-alone variant without a pump! These high-performance stand-alone pump tops are compatible with every standard D5 pump on the market!

The EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 – Plexi comes with a 140mm tall reservoir with an integrated high-performance aftermarket pump top (volute) for Xylem D5 series water pumps. This top offers increased hydraulic performance (up to 15%) compared to stock solutions. It features a fully rounded see-through acrylic design thus offering stunning looks and greater usability which allows installation at any angle within 360° of rotation. Special rubber shock absorber is used to de-couple the main pump body from the mounting clip for silent operation, free of vibration induced noise. The EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 – Plexi comes with a preinstalled anti-cyclone insert. Optional PU anti-vortex foam and EK-HD Tube is enclosed for additional options.

The EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 RGB also comes with a 140mm tall reservoir with an integrated high-performance aftermarket pump top (volute) for Xylem D5 series water pumps. This top offers increased hydraulic performance (up to 15%) compared to stock solutions. It features a fully rounded design with an integrated 4-pin 12V LED strip, thus offering amazing lightning effects and greater usability which allows installation at any angle within 360° of rotation. Special rubber shock absorber is used to de-couple the main pump body from the mounting clip for silent operation, free of vibration induced noise. The EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 RGB comes with a preinstalled anti-cyclone insert. Optional PU anti-vortex foam and EK-HD Tube is enclosed for additional options. The integrated LED strip is compatible with popular RGB sync technologies from all major motherboard manufacturers.

Once the D5 pump is installed, both stand-alone combo units can also be upgraded with either:
  • EK-UNI Pump Bracket (120mm fan) Vertical – For horizontal or vertical installation on any position with 120mm type fan hole pattern
  • EK-UNI Pump Bracket (140mm fan) Vertical – For horizontal or vertical installation on any position with 140mm type fan hole pattern
  • EK-UNI Pump Bracket (120mm fan) – For installation with only one orientation on any position with 120mm type fan hole pattern
  • EK-UNI Pump Bracket (140mm fan) – For installation with only one orientation on any position with 140mm type fan hole pattern
  • EK-XRES 140 Revo D5


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