MSI GeForce GTX 1080 SEA HAWK EK ships with custom water block

Published: Jun 16th 2016, 12:38 GMT

EVGA Hydro Copper, ZOTAC Arctic Storm or… MSI Sea Hawk EK


Are you looking for good custom GTX 1080 that you are later planning to equip with water block? Well, then this card might be for you. MSI and EK have partnered up to deliver GTX 1080 with custom PCB and custom water block. This board looks identical to those from ARMOR or GAMING series, so you should expect similar performance and overclocking potential.

No further information is available at the moment. The following pictures were send out to distributors, so MSI might be preparing to put GTX 1080 SEA HAWK EK on sale soon.

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MSI is proud to announce an expansion in the GAMING graphics card line up with the MSI GeForce GTX 1080 SEA HAWK EK X and MSI GeForce 1070 SEA HAWK EK X. Based on the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 series, the graphic cards are equipped with an EK high performance full cover water block to fulfill the demands of extreme performance. This ground breaking partnership which spawned the MSI GeForce GTX 1080 SEA HAWK EK X and MSI GeForce GTX 1070 SEA HAWK EK X is the next step towards an even better gaming experience. These graphics cards combine MSI’s top-notch graphics card engineering with the dominant water cooling expertise by EK. The supreme liquid cooling performance guarantees a stable, silent GAMING experience.

Looking for some DIY fun? The SEA HAWK EK X comes with a pre-installed water block out of the box. This eliminates the need to remove the cooler or make any other changes to the graphics card and risking causing damage to it. Simply connect the SEA HAWK EK X to the water loop in any gaming rig, and create the ultimate water cooled gaming rig.

“The MSI SEA HAWK EK X represents the pinnacle in enthusiast class graphics cards and as such deserves only the best possible cooling”, said Niko Tivadar, EK’s Chief of R&D. “We are proud to say no compromises have been made. This is as good as it gets!”

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 series is a powerful platform, but we understand that true gaming enthusiasts are always looking for the absolute zenith. Therefore both the core clock and memory clock are higher out of the box to raise in-game performance to a whole new level. The nickel-plated electrolytic base and smooth matte black backplate featuring the famous MSI GAMING dragon illustrate the SEA HAWK EK X’s beastly performance and aesthetics. As an added benefit, the transparent edges of the provide additional protection for the PCB. This high performance full cover water block with central inlet split-flow cooling engine design delivers the best cooling performance, even with less powerful water pumps.

Unlock additional performance with the exclusive MSI GAMING APP which includes features like one click VR and Dragon Eye. Use the latest version of MSI Afterburner for the ultimate overclocking experience.

The MSI Gaming App allows gamers to quickly switch between OC, Gaming and Silent performance modes, depending on their needs. The latest version of MSI Gaming App features One-click to VR, which instantly optimizes your PC for the best Virtual Reality experience. It also includes host of premium features like EyeRest to improve image quality and Dragon Eye which allows you to watch a YouTube movie or stream while playing a game. Last but not least, the Gaming App features a LED control tab, allowing gamers to choose from 5 unique lighting modes to set the right ambience for their gaming sessions with just one click.



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