EK, the premium water-cooling gear manufacturer, proudly announces something entirely new and unique: a full-cover monoblock for the Sony PlayStation 5. The EK-QuantumX CoolingStation Monoblock for PS5 covers the entirety of the PS5’s PCB and cools all the critical components on the front and back of the PCB. This revolutionary water block for the PlayStation 5 stands as a beacon of coolness amidst a sea of heated gaming sessions. Your PS5 will shed no more sweat while it performs tirelessly to render your favorite fantasy realms on the screen. It is mounted via standard ATX stand-offs for motherboards, making mATX cases a perfect fit for a water-cooled PS5. The monoblock features rich D-RGB lighting on the front with a plexi cutout.
Play Games the Way They Are Meant to Be Played
Don’t let the external noise of air-cooling fans disrupt your immersion in a fantastic cutscene or lead to your demise in a boss fight. Water-cooling your PS5 will enable you to maintain consistent temperatures with minimal fan speed fluctuations, resulting in hardly noticeable changes in noise. Thanks to the extensive surface area of a water-cooling radiator, lower fan speeds are enough to dissipate heat, resulting in reduced noise levels. An additional benefit is that all the electrical components will operate at lower temperatures, extending their lifespan.
Stay Cool, Game On
Like with the stock air cooling, the monoblock cools every vital PS5 component. From the SOC chip, GDDR6 VRAM, various controllers, and Voltage Regulation module to the integrated SSD NAND memory chips. The SOC transfers heat via thermal paste, and the other chips get their dedicated thermal pads to transfer heat to the monoblock. By significantly reducing the operational heat, this PlayStation 5 water block paves the way for quieter, more focused gaming marathons.
Aesthetics That Speak Volumes
One look at the EK-QuantumX CoolingStation Monoblock, and you know it’s not just another piece of hardware. It’s a statement. The sleek design, accompanied by mesmerizing RGB LEDs, is not merely a feast for your eyes but an expression of your unique taste in gaming gadgets. Crafted with meticulous precision using state-of-the-art CNC machining techniques, this monoblock features impeccable accuracy and a flawless finish.
The installation process requires disassembling the PS5, taking out the PCB, and mounting it inside the monoblock. By enveloping it in this monoblock, it becomes significantly smaller and more elegant, and can easily fit inside mATX PC cases.
EK-QuantumX CoolingStation Monoblock for PS5 is a true one-piece, sturdy, and reliable liquid-cooling product that requires only two G1/4″ connector fittings for proper operation within a liquid-cooling loop.
The monoblock base is made of nickel-plated electrolytic copper with a see-through acrylic window. Additional cosmetic and assembly pieces are made of stainless steel and aluminum, and do not come in contact with the coolant, so there is no mixing of metals.
Rich Illumination: The Cool Spectrum
The addressable D-RGB LED strip runs down the front where the Plexi window is located, featuring 24 individually addressable LEDs.
Which Additional Water-Cooling Components are Required?
As with any standard monoblock for PC processors, the EK-QuantumX CoolingStation Monoblock for PS5 requires a pump to run the coolant and a radiator with fans to dissipate heat. Naturally, these components would be linked via fittings and tubes. All these components can be found on the EK webshop.
This monoblock features a PCB that converts the standard 2-pin DC power connector of the PS5 to dual 8-pin PCIe power connectors on a PC power supply. Thus, a separate ATX-standard PC power supply is required to power the water-cooled PS5.
This monoblock is compatible with the following revisions of the PlayStation 5. Older revisions are not compatible due to physical differences.
- CFI-1200A (Japan, Disc Edition)
- CFI-1200B (Japan, Digital Edition)
- CFI-1202A (Australia, Disc Edition)
- CFI-1202B (Australia, Digital Edition)
- CFI-1208A (Russia, Ukraine, India, Central Asia, Disc Edition)
- CFI-1208B (Russia, Ukraine, India, Central Asia, Digital Edition)
- CFI-1215A (North America, Disc Edition)
- CFI-1215B (North America, Digital Edition)
- CFI-1216A (Europe, Disc Edition)
- CFI-1216B (Europe, Digital Edition)
- CFI-1218A (Singapore, Disc Edition)
- CFI-1218B (Singapore, Digital Edition)
- Dimensions (WxDxH): 232,85 x 212,5 x 40,15mm
- 2x G1/4 ports, in/out
- Liquid volume is 120ml
- D-RGB length: 20cm
- D-RGB connector 3-pin 5V digital LED header
- LED count: 24
- LED cable length: 50cm
- Suitable for mATX PC cases
Availability and Pricing
The EK-QuantumX CoolingStation Monoblock for PS5 is available for pre-order through the EK Webshop and partner reseller network. This product is expected to ship out in late October 2023. The table below shows the manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP), VAT included.
|Name||MSRP (incl. VAT)|
|EK-QuantumX CoolingStation Monoblock for PS5||449.90€|