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Several manufacturers have already released waterblocks for the AMD Radeon RX 480. We have put together an overview, all available waterblocks are suited for PCB with reference design. Please always consult any compatibility information from each manufacturer. What must be considered in general with respect to reference design and custom design on graphics cards that can be found in this article.

For prices and availability, please also check with the original manufacturer or the store of your choice.

Aqua Computer

The kryographics from Aqua Computer is available in a pure copper-variant, a nickel-plated version will follow later. The waterblock has a cover made of acrylic and cools GPU, memory and voltage transformers. It is compatible with cards in reference design. The connectors can be replaced for a CrossFire configuration.

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kryographics for Radeon RX 480 copper / acryl. Source: Aqua Computer

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kryographics für Radeon RX 480 copper / acryl. Source: Aqua Computer

Link to product / manufacturer / shop: Aqua Computer

Bykski

The waterblock from the Chinese manufacturer Bykski consists of nickel-plated copper, and has a full acrylic cover. The connectors can be reverse installed for Crossfire.

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Bykski A-RX480-X. Source: Bykski

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Bykski A-RX480-X. Source: Bykski

EK Water Blocks

The EK-FC RX-480 from EK Water Blocks is available in four versions: copper with acrylic or acetal top. The nickel plated version is also available with both an acrylic or acetal top. The waterblock can also be operated in reversed water flow. It is compatible with cards in reference design. Note the instructions of EKWB concerning the adapters if you want to operate multiple cards in CrossFire configuration.

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EK-FC RX-480 nickel-plated / acryl. Source: EK Water Blocks

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EK-FC RX-480 nickel-plated / acryl. Source: EK Water Blocks

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EK-FC RX-480 nickel-plated / acetal. Source: EK Water Blocks

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EK-FC RX-480 copper / acryl. Source: EK Water Blocks

Link to product / manufacturer / shop: EK Water Blocks

Watercool

(Update 15 / 09 / 2016) The waterblock from Watercool is made for cards with reference design. It is a full-cover block and cools the GPU, memory and voltage regulators. It is available in four different versions: nickel-plated / non nickel-plated with either an acrylic or an acetal top.
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Heatkiller IV RX 480 / Acryl. Source: Watercool

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Heatkiller IV RX 480 / Acryl. Source: Watercool

Link to product / manufacturer / shop: Watercool

XSPC

(Update 19.7.2016): The Blade Radeon RX480 is part of the Blade-series from XSPC. This series is a simplified edition of the well-known Razor-series by XSPC, but with a simpler design and the same performance. The waterblock is made of copper with a stainless steel top. It is compatible with cards ins reference design.
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Blade Radeon RX480. Source: XSPC

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Blade Radeon RX480. Source: XSPC

Link to product / manufacturer / shop: XSPC

We will try to update the list if more manufacturers present their waterblocks.


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