"ZOTAC Brings Down the Mercury with ArcticStorm Waterblock" - The press title in our mailbox today. This global manufacturer of innovation introduces a newly designed waterblock called 'ArcticStorm' which is mainly built for those who seek the best of the best. The waterblock will be used on a GeForce GTX 1080 using this fearless cooling to introduce a beastly overclocked powerhouse for enthousiasts.
ArcticStorm uses innovative designs and the best materials to deliver the one of the coolest temperatures. The lightweight aluminum waterblock uses a direct copper cold block contact with precision 0.3mm micro-channels for maximum heat extraction throughput.
The sleek water block is crafted with acrylic and laid with a thin metal plate to finish its appeal. The waterblock covers the full length of the card, providing full board coverage for a fluid design and slim profile.
Compatibility with major third party liquid cooling systems is ensured with standard G1/4 threaded fitting, and allows users to bring their own liquid cooling hardware much more easily.
SPECTRA lighting shines through the translucent acrylic, and is customizable through the FireStorm fine-tuning utility. Adjust color, brightness and lighting style with a few simple clicks.
The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 1080 ArcticStorm is VR Ready and game ready, yet it still provides room for users to stretch its legs.
Summarizing the total amount of newly introduced features:
- SPECTRA LED Lighting System
- Direct copper cold block contact with 0.3mm micro-channels
- Full coverage with waterblock
- Metal wraparound backplate
- Standard G1/4 threaded fitting and comes bundled with a pair of barbs that supports 10mm inner diameter tubing
Here's a little showcase of the product: