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post #61 of 78
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Originally Posted by xyeLz View Post

Very very cool!

But oh so very ugly. frown.gif Why can't there be an attractive dual bay reservoir?

What is it that you don't like about it? Seems to be a nice balance of flash and simplicity. I think removing the screen printed swiftech and maelstrom logos at the bottom and probably the 0%-100% meter next to the little window would make that thing very nice indeed.
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post #62 of 78
I would love to see an ambient temp to the left of the water temp. Then you could quickly see your air/water delta.
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You probably might want to wait week for this product to be available overseas.

No sign of them in the UK yet and news on an ETA?
    
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Your best bet is to PM Gabe. He should be able to help you out.
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I would love to see an ambient temp to the left of the water temp. Then you could quickly see your air/water delta.

Or you could just buy a cheap digital thermometer for your desk or wall. Mine even has a clock and calender.
post #67 of 78
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What is it that you don't like about it? Seems to be a nice balance of flash and simplicity. I think removing the screen printed swiftech and maelstrom logos at the bottom and probably the 0%-100% meter next to the little window would make that thing very nice indeed.

Some of the printed text is unnecessary, not to mention how many times we are reminded it's a Swiftech product from the logos in various places. The front panel design isn't to bad, but it's not very nice either. My real gripe with it is the obvious bleeding issues this will have with a powerful pump having an inlet that close to the reservoir ceiling. tongue.gif
    
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I went from a XSPC dual bay res to a EK spin res and now i think i will go with 1 of these for my Caselabs build i really like it overall.
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Or you could just buy a cheap digital thermometer for your desk or wall. Mine even has a clock and calender.

The problem with that is it tells you the ambient in the room, not the case where the air is most likely being used to push through your rad. Like the top of an 800D for example. Plus it keeps all the stats in one place so a simple glance lets you know your performance level.

Personally I use an Aquaero 5 XT so I have more data than I know what to do with.

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post #70 of 78
Always the option of just buying a nice Aquacomputer Temperature Sensor or any of the other sensors on market then hooking it your motherboard for on-desktop monitoring or to any cheap temperature display. biggrin.gif
    
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