MSI introduces RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti Sea Hawk EK GPUs

With a pre-installed EK water block

MSI has introduced their new RTX 2080 and 2080Ti Sea Hawk EK graphics cards and they come with liquid cooling block from EK Water Blocks. Compared to the EK-Vector RTX 2080 Ti, the looks of the water block that you can find on the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti Sea Hawk have been changed and it comes with both the MSI and the EK logo on the block itself and there is a custom MSI backplate.


With the water block covering the entire graphics card it simultaneously cools the GPU, the VRAM as well as the VRMs. The base of the monoblock is made from nickel-plated electrolytic copper, while there is a an acrylic glass top. The MSI RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti Sea Hawk EK pack a significant factory overclock of up to 10% regarding the GPU boost frequency. Due to the capable cooler and the factory overclock, the MSI RTX 2080 and 2080Ti Sea Hawk EK should excellent gaming performance.

Both cards require two 8-pin PCIe power connectors from your power supply. Regarding connectors there are three DisplayPorts, one HDMI connector and one USB 3.1 Type-C port. According to Techpowerup MSI might be asking $200 US premium for both cards.




Source: Techpowerup

News by Luca Rocchi and Marc Büchel - German Translation by Marc Büchel - Italian Translation by Francesco Daghini


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