AMD Threadripper Water Block Cooler Roundup for 2017

We go back and re-test all of our Socket TR4 AMD Threadripper CPU under the same conditions so we can compare all of those directly in one review article. We cover the EK Supremacy EVO, the Koolance 400A-S, the Phanteks 399A, the Swiftech Apogee SKF-TR4, and the XSPC RayStorm NEO.

AMD Threadripper Water Block Cooler Roundup for 2017

We pull all of the Threadripper water blocks we have tested this year into one video with directly comparable results. We re-ran all water blocks (except the Bykski) through the testing process again at the same ambient temperatures (which can vary greatly in my office during season changes) so that all the data is directly comparable. The temperature data shown in the full review may not be the same as what is presented in our roundup video.

Threadripper Water Block Temperature Performance

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Threadripper Water Block Flow Rate Performance

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In-depth Review Articles

Should you want to dig in deeper into any of the Threadripper water blocks covered above, we have complete reviews that fully cover the water block in question including breakdown and disassembly videos and pictures, mounting tips and tricks, and of course relative performance to the XSPC RayStorm.

The Bottom Line

2017 has been an exciting year with AMD re-entering the desktop and HEDT CPU market with Ryzen and Threadripper. While water cooling companies have been somewhat slow to bring new water blocks to market for Threadripper, the few we have to choose from have overall done a very good job at supplying very well performing products with the EK EVO Supremacy being the only water block to truly fall into the "Fail" category. If full custom loop cooling is not your thing, Enermax has a couple of AIOs that are specific to Threadripper that we have reviewed as well.


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