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EK confirms Intel® Socket LGA-2066 compatibility

EK Water Blocks, the market leader in high-end liquid cooling for PC products, confirms that all of its current CPU water blocks will fully support the latest Intel®  Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X Socket LGA-2066 series processors meant for high-end desktop platforms based on the X299 “Basin Falls” chipset.

The mounting hole patterns of LGA 2011 and LGA 2011-3 Sockets are the same as for the new LGA 2066 so no mounting bracket upgrades are needed. Every EK Socket LGA 2011 and LGA 2011-3 CPU compatible water block is out-of-the-box compatible with all Socket LGA 2066 motherboards.

Consequently, the following EK liquid cooling kits are officially fully supporting Socket LGA 2066:

– EK-KIT S (any variant) – EK-KIT L (any revision; any variant) – EK-KIT G (any variant) – EK-KIT P (any variant) – EK-KIT X (any variant)

Also, every EK Fluid Gaming kit officially fully supports Socket LGA 2066:

EK FLUID GAMING A120 EK FLUID GAMING A240 EK FLUID GAMING A240G

EK-XLC Predator units are also compatible with Socket LGA 2066 motherboards.

We are also announcing dedicated Monoblocks for upcoming X299 motherboards to become available in the following weeks. To stay informed, subscribe to our newsletter here.

In order to simplify the search for suitable and compatible water blocks, EK is adding newly released hardware from various manufacturers to EK Cooling Configurator database and compatible motherboards are being added to the list on a daily basis: