EK introduces Quantum Torsion A60: Pioneering Matrix7 PC Case Revolutionizes Computing

October 4, 2023

EK introduces Quantum Torsion A60: Pioneering Matrix7 PC Case Revolutionizes Computing

Summary: EK introduces the limited edition EK-Quantum Torsion A60 PC case, crafted from CNC-milled aluminium and designed for liquid-cooled builds, offering impressive features and a unique handle milled out of the top.

  • Constructed entirely from CNC-milled aluminium, weighing approximately 22 kg
  • Integrated D5-powered distribution plate
  • Tempered glass side panel and integrated vertical GPU bracket

EK, the manufacturer of premium water cooling gear, is excited to unveil the limited edition EK-Quantum Torsion A60 PC case, specially designed for liquid-cooled builds. This exceptional case is constructed entirely from CNC-milled aluminium, weighing approximately 22 kg. The EK-Quantum Torsion A60 goes beyond being just a case; it makes a bold statement. With its machined channels for custom-sleeved cables and an integrated D5-powered distribution plate, it is truly a marvel for water-cooling enthusiasts. This mid-tower case supports up to three medium-thick EK-Quantum Surface P360 radiators and offers a range of impressive features, including a tempered glass side panel, an integrated vertical GPU bracket, and compatibility with ATX and E-ATX motherboards.

Crafted from 6082 aluminium alloy using state-of-the-art CNC machining, the EK-Quantum Torsion A60 showcases exceptional strength and corrosion resistance. Its durability is matched by its refined elegance, thanks to its meticulously engineered design. Hex screws hold every piece together, allowing for easy disassembly, customization, and modification.

Available in two color options, satin Black or satin Silver, the EK-Quantum Torsion A60 features a semi-open design with a unique handle milled out of the top, providing convenient mobility. Its minimalist yet striking appearance, accentuated by the sleek aluminium finish, ensures that it becomes the centerpiece of any environment. The tempered glass side panel beautifully showcases the internal components, allowing you to proudly exhibit your water-cooling masterpiece. Stylish aluminium thumbscrews securely hold the panel in place.

The EK-Quantum Torsion A60 is a limited edition case, with only 777 units produced. Out of these, two-thirds will be Black and one-third Silver. Each chassis will bear a serial number engraved on a plate near the top of the motherboard tray, adding a touch of exclusivity to your build.

This case offers cable channels with aluminium cable holders, allowing you to achieve a clean and clutter-free build. The thick aluminium motherboard tray features grooves for essential power cables, including twin 8-pin CPU EPS cables, up to three 8-pin PCIe power cables for the GPU or 12VHPWR cables, and an ATX 24-pin motherboard cable. Each custom-sleeved cable fits into its own channel, and the case includes different cable holders for standard 8-pin PCIe-based GPU connectors and 12VHPWR connectors.

For those who prefer not to sleeve their own cables, EK recommends a few cable-sleeving experts who specialize in making custom cables, such as Bespoke BAKA, Pexon-PCs & Pexon Audio, PCHM PC Hardware & Modding, Hardwire, OREIONcustom, and Sleeving-Japan.

The EK-Quantum Torsion A60 also features an integrated premium distribution plate that combines a pump, reservoir, and multiple industry-standard G1/4″ threaded inlets and outlets. The placement of these inlets and outlets is precisely aligned with other EK Quantum products, thanks to the EK-Matrix7 concept. This ensures easy tube routing and creates a clean and organized loop with perfectly straight tubes. The built-in addressable 14-LED strip on the distribution plate can be synchronized with popular RGB software, allowing for a coordinated lighting effect throughout your system.

Equipped with a PWM-controlled D5 pump of the latest G3 variant, the EK-Quantum Torsion A60 offers exceptional reliability and performance while maintaining minimal noise levels. The pump is covered by the premium aesthetic cover EK-Quantum Convection, CNC-machined from pure aluminium.

Following the EK-Matrix7 standard, this case seamlessly integrates with the Quantum product lineup, making liquid cooling loop assembly easier and more intuitive. It supports up to three EK-Quantum Surface P360 radiators, ensuring efficient cooling for high-end hardware. The radiators can be mounted using special push-in fittings, available separately in various finishes. Additionally, EK-Quantum Surface S360 or shorter versions can be used with 14 mm Male-Female extenders if slimmer radiators are preferred. It’s worth noting that this case exclusively supports EK-Quantum Surface radiators.

To eliminate GPU sag and enhance aesthetics, the EK-Quantum Torsion A60 comes with an integrated vertical GPU bracket, meticulously milled out of aluminium. This bracket can withstand the weight of water-blocked Graphics Cards, ensuring a visually pleasing build.

For convenience, the chassis includes an optional external power button on the back, which can be hidden if you prefer to use the motherboard power button.

In terms of dimensions, the EK-Quantum Torsion A60 measures 485 x 276 x 476 mm (H x W x L) and is compatible with ATX and E-ATX motherboards. It can accommodate GPUs up to 400mm in length, with a suggested width of 160mm (though not mandatory). The case also supports up to three EK-Quantum Surface P360 radiators.

The EK-Quantum Torsion A60 Limited Edition case is available for pre-orders through the EK Webshop and partner reseller network. Shipping is expected to commence in mid-November 2023. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP), including VAT, is provided in the table below:


EK has once again demonstrated its commitment to delivering premium water cooling solutions with the introduction of the EK-Quantum Torsion A60 Limited Edition case. With its exceptional build quality, innovative features, and stunning design, this case is set to become a coveted choice among water-cooling enthusiasts.


Technology Explained

CPU: The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the brain of a computer, responsible for executing instructions and performing calculations. It is the most important component of a computer system, as it is responsible for controlling all other components. CPUs are used in a wide range of applications, from desktop computers to mobile devices, gaming consoles, and even supercomputers. CPUs are used to process data, execute instructions, and control the flow of information within a computer system. They are also used to control the input and output of data, as well as to store and retrieve data from memory. CPUs are essential for the functioning of any computer system, and their applications in the computer industry are vast.

GPU: GPU stands for Graphics Processing Unit and is a specialized type of processor designed to handle graphics-intensive tasks. It is used in the computer industry to render images, videos, and 3D graphics. GPUs are used in gaming consoles, PCs, and mobile devices to provide a smooth and immersive gaming experience. They are also used in the medical field to create 3D models of organs and tissues, and in the automotive industry to create virtual prototypes of cars. GPUs are also used in the field of artificial intelligence to process large amounts of data and create complex models. GPUs are becoming increasingly important in the computer industry as they are able to process large amounts of data quickly and efficiently.

liquid cooling: Liquid cooling is a technology used to cool down computer components, such as processors, graphics cards, and other components that generate a lot of heat. It works by circulating a liquid coolant, such as water or a special coolant, through a series of pipes and radiators. The liquid absorbs the heat from the components and then dissipates it into the air. This technology is becoming increasingly popular in the computer industry due to its ability to provide more efficient cooling than traditional air cooling methods. Liquid cooling can also be used to overclock components, allowing them to run at higher speeds than their rated speeds. This technology is becoming increasingly popular in the gaming industry, as it allows gamers to get the most out of their hardware.

PCIe: PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) is a high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard for connecting components such as graphics cards, sound cards, and network cards to a motherboard. It is the most widely used interface in the computer industry today, and is used in both desktop and laptop computers. PCIe is capable of providing up to 16 times the bandwidth of the older PCI standard, allowing for faster data transfer speeds and improved performance. It is also used in a variety of other applications, such as storage, networking, and communications. PCIe is an essential component of modern computing, and its applications are only expected to grow in the future.

PWM: Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) is a type of technology used in the computer industry that allows for control over pulse and frequency. It works by modulating an output signal’s pulse width or duty cycle to vary the on and off times of the signal. This technology can be used to control and regulate different DC motor, lighting, and other devices. In the computer industry, PWM is often used to control the speed of CPU and GPU fan speeds for improved cooling. It is also used to control backlighting levels on devices such as keyboards or monitors. PWM is versatile, cost-effective, and efficient; as such, it is an important technology in the computer industry.

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