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Alphacool NexXxoS Monsta 120

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #43 in Water Cooling

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Pros: Extra Thick, Size to Performance Ratio, Low Resistance, Excellent Finish, Clean

Cons: Size, Weight

The NexXxos Monsta 120 radiator is massive at 86mm thick, (actual radiator bar/fin thickness is 80mm), but made almost completely out of copper materials Alphacool has really created something spectacular and way ahead of the pack.

I've had the priviledge to use this radiator in a recent SFF build and it's been a great performer when paired with Corsair SP120 fans.

Just with this radiator alone I'm able to cool a EVGA GTX 670 SC+ as well as an Intel Core i5 3570k and temps are roughly hitting a max of 20-25 degrees above ambient at 1000-1500rpms fan speed.

As I've only had the radiator a short time I can't speak to it's performance over a long period of time but thus far it's made me a believer.

What really sets it over the top for me (past it's stunning watercooling performance) was the superior craftsmanship that is displayed when you first take it out of the box, no flat black easily chipped paint job going on with this - also it comes with pure copper caps as well as copper alan machined bolts for not one but two fans (or one fan and rad mounting).
Alphacool NexXxoS Monsta 120
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The Monsta radiators, with a thickness of 80mm, are the first of their size on the market. The tests show that it has significantly increased flow rates than thinner radiators. The cooling performance increased greatly with increased fan speed. Sounds normal, but this radiator shows a different performance profile than standard radiators: At 500rpm the Monsta is slightly better than its 60mm brother, but with increasing fan speed the difference increases: At 800rpm the Monsta already performs much better, and at 1200rpm a Monsta radiator is performing almost as well as a 60mm thick radiator with one fan more, at the same fan speed! Technical specifications: Material internal: Mostly copper Material casing: Side panels steel, threads brass, copper chambers Colour: Black Dimensions (LxWxH):160x124x86mm Connection threads: 6x1/4“ Outlet Connection threads: 1x1/4“ Mounting thread size: M3 Pressure tested: 1.5bar Weight:1170g Extent of delivery: 1x Radiator 5x Copper-plated screw plug 4x Copper-plated M3x30mm hexagon socket screw 4x Copper-plated M3x35mm hexagon socket screw

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