TTIC NPH WB K8-1 CPU Water Block Review

Cooling/Water Cooling by easypanic @ 2006-01-15

nPowertek/TTIC is a company known for its massive, big air-cooling products. Right now, they hit the water-cooling market with a heat column powered water block. Can this combination offer good cooling capabilities? Let?s find out

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Intro & Specs:

nPowertek is known to us because of their high quality heat column CPU heatsink for all popular AMD and Intel platforms. Today they plunge neck deep into the water cooling business with their first water block, which promises to offer excellent performance as it uses a heat column in its center to help dissipate heat from current CPU’s.

The NPH WB K8-1 is an Athlon 64 (S939/940) and P4 (S478) compatible unit, the S775 version for P4 looks only slightly different;

nPowertek’s packaging looks more flashy than previous offering:

Madshrimps (c)

These are the official specifications from their website:

Heat Column Waterblock
Heat Column 25.4mm
Height 55mm
Diameter 38mm
Barb dimension ID 5mm / OD 6mm

Even when hidden inside a box you can immediately see that this water block is not small at all, standing 55mm high.

Let’s take a closer look ->
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