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Poll Results: Which block will win?

Poll expired: Sep 16, 2012  
  • 1% (3)
    Alphacool NexXxos XP3
  • 0% (2)
    Bitspower Summit HF
  • 1% (5)
    Danger Den M6
  • 2% (6)
    DT 5Noz
  • 7% (20)
    DT Sniper
  • 10% (26)
    EK Supreme HF Rev 4 (Full Nickel)
  • 17% (46)
    EK Supremacy (Nicekl/Plexi)
  • 8% (22)
    Koolance CPU-370 Rev 1.1
  • 1% (5)
    MIPS IceForce HF
  • 11% (29)
    Swiftech Apogee HD
  • 0% (1)
    Phobya UC1-LT
  • 6% (16)
    Watercool Heatkiller 3.0
  • 1% (3)
    XSPC Rasa
  • 13% (35)
    XSPC Raystorm
  • 14% (37)
    XSPC Raystorm Full Copper
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post #481 of 603
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Originally Posted by cpachris View Post

Got my copper plated Mips Iceforce in today.....
nice! btw i'll do custom top part of the block since it not compicated.wink.gif
post #482 of 603
Well, the DT direct performed as well as I expected, unfortunately.
post #483 of 603
Curious about new block....but I"m happy with my Mips block. It is less than one degree from the top of any temperature test, has better flow, and consistent mounts. Outside of "mystery block"....I would have to say these tests say it deserves the gold. Looking forward to more IX results!
post #484 of 603
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- "Mystery Block" under MX2

I'm going to guess its a new block from Swiftech. It will be a new 1 in 1 out design with high flow rates.


I'm happy with my DT SNIPER so don't plan on jumping on this new leader unless it is something really incredible in performance and appearance.
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post #485 of 603
So is it monday yet?
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post #486 of 603
Thanks for the continued testing Stren. thumb.gifthumb.gif

DT direct tested about what one would expect with lack of surface area.

Interested to see what tested number one....new all metal full threaded alphacool version or too soon for that fix?
Edited by opt33 - 10/25/12 at 7:38pm
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post #487 of 603
I think it'll be Koolance. It's been a while since they released the CPU-370 and it's behind competition. The apogee drive II from Swiftech is not a big improvement over the HD and the mistery block has decent flow rate, so I would discard Swiftech.
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post #488 of 603
Got some closer shots from copper coating.

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post #489 of 603
Won't that copper one oxidize and look awful?
post #490 of 603
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by cloppy007 View Post

I think it'll be Koolance. It's been a while since they released the CPU-370 and it's behind competition. The apogee drive II from Swiftech is not a big improvement over the HD and the mistery block has decent flow rate, so I would discard Swiftech.

/Confused - the CPU-370 did very well particularly at low pump pressures/restrictive loops. Plus it's been revised along the way since it was first introduced so in that sense it's not that old. The APD2 is simply the apogee HD with an mcp35x mounted on top, so you wouldn't expect better performance from that anyway which is partly why I didn't test it. Yeah the flow rate doesn't tell you too much although you're right in that Swiftech generally hasn't been too concerned with restriction in the past (of course maybe that's changed) wink.gif

Alright enough teasing, time for a sammie...
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Originally Posted by Sixtron View Post

Got some closer shots from copper coating.

Sixtron is cpachris too?
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Won't that copper one oxidize and look awful?

Not if it's lacquered.
     
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