Cooling

Alphacool Releases Four New Eisblock Aurora GPX-N Coolers for 30-Series Graphics Cards

Alphacool’s Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-N series GPU water blocks continue to grow with four new additions. The new blocks expand the line-up for the RTX 3070/3080/3090 graphics cards. All four feature full coverage nickel-plated copper with an acrylic top and an included backplate. Pricing starts at $156 with immediate availability. Specs and prices are included in the Alphacool press release. Read More

Reviews

MSI RTX 3080 SUPRIM X Review: Ampere Supreme?

Our next review will cover the MSI RTX 3080 Suprim X (pronounced /so͞oˈprēm/, like Supreme). The Suprim X lineup resides above the Gaming X cards relegating those SKUs to second in front of the Ventus line. The new GPU series features dual BIOS capability, a new Twin Frozr 2S heat sink, higher TGP than the Gaming X Trio line, and robust power delivery to support the additional power draw. Read More

Cooling

Phanteks Announces New Glacier G30 STRIX Water Blocks and Backplates

Phanteks has just announced the Glacier G30 Strix water block and backplate. As the name implies, the new block is designed specifically for the ASUS ROG Strix RTX 3080 and 3090 graphics cards. It features a nickel-plated copper cold plate with an acrylic top and trimmed out with either black or chrome aluminum cover plates. A fully functional backplate is also available and comes equipped with multiple thermal pads strategically placed over the RAM and VRM to efficiently cool these components. Read More

Reviews

Asus ROG Strix RTX 3080 OC Review

It’s been a long time coming for Overclockers.com, but we’ve finally managed to get our hands on an RTX 3080. For this review, Asus was kind enough to send the ROG Strix RTX 3080 OC along for testing. This version of the RTX 3080 includes a massive ~3 slot cooler to help keep this 320W+ monster running cool and quiet as well as more robust VRMs and slightly higher out of the box clock speeds. Read More

Cooling

Alphacool Announces Eisblock Aurora Plexi GPX-N 3080 Founders Edition GPU Water Block

Alphacool has announced yet another RTX 30 series GPU water block. The Eisblock Aurora Plexi GPX-N 3080 Founders Edition adds to the already impressive Eisblock line-up. This latest water block will feature the same upgrades as the previously released versions including the special 1 mm thick ultra-soft thermal pads, full-cover nickel-plated copper block, and included backplate. The Alphacool Eisblock Aurora Plexi GPX-N 3080 Founders Edition water block provides RGB LED lighting and water cooling options that were previously unavailable to FE consumers. Please read the press release notes from Alphacool below. Read More