Sunday, February 19, 2017

5 Global First Places and 28 Hardware First Places Achieved using GIGABYTE Z270X and Z170X Motherboards

The HwBox Hellas O/C Team and Hellas Overclocking Team consisting of phil, mortisboy, Demac, kintaro, Firekiller, varrachio, sofos1990 and others recently achieved 5 Global First Places along with 28 Hardware First Places at the HwBox office in Athens--showing to the world what GIGABYTE motherboards are made of. 







Global First Places achieved in combination with Z270X-Gaming SO

2x Radeon 5970 (4x VGAs for Global points):
Aquamark3: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456779_
3DMark05: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456782_
3DMark06: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456784_
3DMark01: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456787_

3x Radeon 5870 (3xVGAs for Global points):
3DMark01: http://hwbot.org/submission/3463407_


Hardware First Places achieved in combination with Z270X-Gaming SOC 
Radeon 270X:
3DMark05: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456124_
Aquamark3: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456395_

Radeon 5870:
Aquamark3: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456124_
3DMark06: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456223_
3DMark05: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456228_
3DMark01: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456217_
3DMark03: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456221_

Radeon 4870:
3DMark05: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456226_
Aquamark3: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456233_
3DMark03: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456218_

2x Radeon 5870:
Aquamark3: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456673_
3DMark03: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456664_
3DMark05: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456666_
3DMark06: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456670_

Radeon 5970:
3DMark05: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456757_
3DMark01: http://hwbot.org/submission/3455581_
3DMark03: http://hwbot.org/submission/3457883_

Radeon 5770
AM3: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456764_
3DMark03: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456766_
3DMark05: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456769_
3DMark06: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456773_
3DMark01: http://hwbot.org/submission/3456775_

GeForce GTX680
3DMark01: http://hwbot.org/submission/3455616_
3DMark03: http://hwbot.org/submission/3455628_


Hardware First Places achieved in combination with Z170X-SOC Force LN2

GeForce GTX 285
3DMark01: http://hwbot.org/submission/3459596_
3DMark03: http://hwbot.org/submission/3459595_

GeForce 9800 GTX
AM3: http://hwbot.org/submission/3463204_
3DMark03: http://hwbot.org/submission/3463200_


Thursday, February 9, 2017

EK releases RGB monoblock for GIGABYTE® Z270X motherboards

EK releases RGB monoblock for GIGABYTE® Z270X motherboards

February 9, 2017 | Water Blocks
EK Water Blocks, the world renowned premium liquid cooling manufacturer, is proud to release the monoblock liquid cooling solution for GIGABYTE® Z270X motherboards. EK-FB GA Z270X RGB Monoblock is compatible with GIGABYTE® RGB Fusion, thus offering a full lighting customization experience!
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EK-FB GA Z270X RGB Monoblock

EK-FB GA Z270X RGB Monoblock is a complete all-in-one (CPU and motherboard) liquid cooling solution for Intel® LGA-1151 socket Kaby Lake® and Sky Lake® CPU’s. This monoblock is compatible with the following GIGABYTE® motherboards:
Designed and engineered in cooperation with GIGABYTE®, this monoblock uses award-winning EK-Supremacy EVO cooling engine to ensure best possible CPU cooling. This water block directly cools Intel LGA-1151 socket type CPU and the power regulation (MOSFET) module as water flows directly over all critical areas. It is a very high flow water block that can be easily used with the system using weaker water pumps.
 
EK-FB GA Z270X RGB Monoblock – Nickel
The base of the monoblock is made of nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is made of quality acrylic glass material. The nickel plated brass screw-in standoffs are pre-installed and allow for easy installation.
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The monoblock is equipped with a 4-pin RGB LED strip that connects to the motherboard’s 4-pin LED header (if supported) or it can be connected to any other 4-pin LED controller. The LED strip cover can easily be removed for adjusting the cable orientation or replacing the LED strip with a custom solution as well!
  
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You can always check for compatible water blocks by using EK Cooling Configurator database where compatible graphics cards and motherboards are being added to the list on a daily basis:

Availability and pricing

EK-FB GA Z270X RGB Monoblock is made in Slovenia, Europe and is readily available for purchase through EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network. In the table below you can find MSR prices with VAT included.
NameMSRP (incl. VAT)
EK-FB GA Z270X RGB Monoblock – Nickel119.95€