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Watercool Releases HEATKILLER V for AMD Radeon RX 6800/XT and RX 6900 XT Graphics Cards

Taken from TPU … Watercool today released the HEATKILLER V watercooling block, now made compatible with the latest and greatest from AMD – the RX 6800, RX 6800 XT, and RX 6900 XT graphics cards. Due to the increased performance profile (and heat output) on AMD’s latest-gen RDNA 2 graphics cards, the company has redesigned the base plate’s channel routing, and improved the cooling structure along the Z axis – higher heat dissipation area means that watercooling now has more ways to transfer heat from the card to your radiator of choice, The company has also redesigned the backplate, adding a curved design that helps in hiding all the electronic bits and pieces that are usually visible in AMD’s cards, further streamlining users’ builds.

The baseplate is built out of nickel-plated electrolytic copper, while the cover is made of the generally abundant plexiglas. The cover itself is built out of annealed stainless steel, improving rigidity and resistance of the overall block, while the connection terminal is built out of the also usual Acetal. The block makes use of the standard 4x G ¼ inch sockets. Dimensions of the block stand at 270 mm length, 128 mm width (including the connection terminal) and 28.5 mm height (including the backplate). The HEATKILLER V is available in black and light metal gray for €164,95.

Features of the HEATKILLER V generation:

  • Dual layer inflow
  • Increased flow
  • Symmetrical cooling design
  • Screwless cover
  • aRGB as standard
  • Isolating spacers made of high performance plastic (Peek)
  • Reinforced stainless steel threads
  • CNC cut thermal pads
  • Kryonaut thermal compound
  • Optimizations for the HEATKILLER V for AMD RX6800/6900 XT graphics cards:
  • Vertical cooling structure
  • Curved backplate

Source: Watercool, TPU


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