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Edited by Martinm210 - 12/8/12 at 6:13pm
    
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Looks...okay?

Martin, I would donate to your blog if I could but I can't. frown.gif
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Thanks!

Hey no problem, thanks for thinking of it anyway..thumb.gif
I had quite a few people chip in and help me get back on my feet with the bills, so I'm happy.smile.gif
    
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Thanks!
Hey no problem, thanks for thinking of it anyway..thumb.gif
I had quite a few people chip in and help me get back on my feet with the bills, so I'm happy.smile.gif

It's hard to find good comparisons, so I'd like to keep one that I trust alive.

I see the donation has closed. Congratulations.

Back on topic, the acrylic at the end looks a bit yellow. Seems a little weak too, unfortunately. Only good with extremely slow fans. frown.gif
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Is there a specific reason you closed donations? Is it just because you want to give the donators the priority in what you test and you have a lot on the plate from them atm?

just curious thumb.gif

Also, that thing is beautiful, and always appreciate the work
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Looks like a good radiator for silent builds. Which the copper color would lend well to in a full case getup, in my personal opinion.
    
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I'll open it back up, but I've got my costs covered for a little bit.thumb.gif

Anyhow, I've got the Coolgate HD on right now that I personally like even more. It has the more typical brass end tanks, but a more dense split fin core similar to others only it has 12 rows of tubes uses copper tubes instead of brass.

I think the copper looks even better on the HD:
coolgatehd02.jpg?w=614&h=315
coolgatehd03.jpg?w=614&h=409

I've never really cared much for nickel, but I do like the copper being that it is the thermally more efficient material and all.
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coolgatehd03.jpg?w=614&h=409
Those fins... drool.gif Looks very well made.
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Yeah I've seen Frozen CPU selling the Magicool Elegant Single 120mm Full Copper Radiator from link 1.

Coolgate is Magicool, Magicool is Coolgate ????
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Quote:
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Yeah I've seen Frozen CPU selling the Magicool Elegant Single 120mm Full Copper Radiator from link 1.
Coolgate is Magicool, Magicool is Coolgate ????

Coolgate is the performance line from Magicool, same as with Toyota and Lexus for example
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