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Poll Results: Which one do you prefer??

 
  • 20% (22)
    Koolance 370
  • 0% (0)
    Koolance 360
  • 0% (0)
    Koolance 350 AT
  • 0% (0)
    Koolance 345 AC
  • 4% (5)
    XSPC rasa acetal
  • 16% (18)
    XSPC rasa black acetal
  • 0% (1)
    XSPC Delta V3
  • 0% (1)
    Swiftech GTZ
  • 1% (2)
    Swiftech APOGEE-GT
  • 5% (6)
    Swiftech APOGEE-XT
  • 4% (5)
    HeatKiller 3.0 Nickel - Black Chrome
  • 6% (7)
    HeatKiller 3.0 Full copper
  • 0% (1)
    HeatKiller 3.0 POM (copper black acetal)
  • 0% (0)
    HeatKiller 3.0 LT - White
  • 2% (3)
    EK-Supreme - Plexi
  • 9% (10)
    EK-Supreme HF - Acetal+Copper
  • 2% (3)
    EK-Supreme HF - Acetal+Nickel
  • 6% (7)
    EK Supreme HF - Full copper
  • 3% (4)
    EK Supreme HF - Gold plated copper block
  • 11% (13)
    EK Supreme HF - Full Nickel
  • 1% (2)
    Danger Den MC-TDX
  • 0% (0)
    Danger Den TDX Copper
  • 0% (0)
    Danger Den MPC
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post #11 of 54
XSPC rasa black acetal b/c i have one
post #12 of 54
Dammit! bits dont fit either, thats like another $20 i gotta chip into the build.

Recon i could get away with 1 45degree extender and 1 norm comp?
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post #13 of 54
Just bought the AC cuplex kryos HF. Can't wait to have it installed and go crazy on my OC.
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post #14 of 54
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by wermad View Post
Aquacomputer Kryos Series????
Aquacomputer blocks added, seems I cant add it in the poll any more?...
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post #15 of 54
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nexus6 View Post
Just bought the AC cuplex kryos HF. Can't wait to have it installed and go crazy on my OC.
please post your comments about it after testing it!
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post #16 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by yuhaowu View Post
please post your comments about it after testing it!
Will do.
Just got a notification that the AC cuplex kryos HF has been delayed again and will be shipped on Monday 13. Bummer
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post #17 of 54
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Originally Posted by Nexus6 View Post
Will do.
Just got a notification that the AC cuplex kryos HF has been delayed again and will be shipped on Monday 13. Bummer
Damn.. well at least it only 2 days
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post #18 of 54
I think you should add Alphacool's latest. The Yellowstone Spirit and the Niagara.

I picked the Koolance 370. Good performance, lowish restriction, great mounting mechanism. The Kryos HF was a runner up because its absurdly good looks make up for a lot, but its a bit too restrictive and comes with another piecemeal mounting system. Even so, I'm still a bit torn over this.

Aside from the blocks that are massively out of date:

XSPC Rasa: Too restrictive (Yes, the Rasa is a very restrictive block), kludgy mounting, visually boring. Their US customer support also consists of one guy in Hong Kong.

EK Supreme HF: I actually have this one, but I probably wouldn't go with it again. EK needs to stop blaming customers every time something goes wrong, and its mounting leaves much to be desired.

Apogee XT: Too restrictive and doesn't really wow me.

The Watercool blocks have the off putting "Heatkiller" name and are way too boxy.
    
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post #19 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phos View Post
I think you should add Alphacool's latest. The Yellowstone Spirit and the Niagara.

I picked the Koolance 370. Good performance, lowish restriction, great mounting mechanism. The Kryos HF was a runner up because its absurdly good looks make up for a lot, but its a bit too restrictive and comes with another piecemeal mounting system. Even so, I'm still a bit torn over this.

Aside from the blocks that are massively out of date:

XSPC Rasa: Too restrictive (Yes, the Rasa is a very restrictive block), kludgy mounting, visually boring. Their US customer support also consists of one guy in Hong Kong.

EK Supreme HF: I actually have this one, but I probably wouldn't go with it again. EK needs to stop blaming customers every time something goes wrong, and its mounting leaves much to be desired.

Apogee XT: Too restrictive and doesn't really wow me.

The Watercool blocks have the off putting "Heatkiller" name and are way too boxy.
I was thinking about getting the Koolance CPU-370 and heard great things about the waterblock. I was originally going to go with the Aquacomputer Kryos HF, but the mounting system is just terrible for a great looking waterblock.
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post #20 of 54
im going with Koolance 370 for my new build, so ill let you all know how it performs on a high oc my current Antec Kuhler h2o 920 doesnt let my 2600k go over 85C at 5.4ghz so this plus a rx240 res dedicated to the cpu with 6x ap 15 should give me 60-65
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