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Yeah they still produce sound - it looks to be the identical pump assembly used on the Antec units. I can't hear it over the fans - but if I unplug them in a silent room you can of course hear the pump.
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Interesting I had not kept up enough I guess assuming that Corsair had all their units made by the same company. Is there anything significant different besides the pump shape?
That I know nothing about, sorry.
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This just goes to show what I have been observing for a while: Corsair is losing their ground in the market because they are no longer the innovative company they once were. Thankfully, Thermaltake is apparently looking to up its reputation (they have had some AMAZING products and some TERRIBLE products over the years, but at least they were consistently inconsistent), and I have nothing but respect for that. My first CPU cooler ever was a Thermaltake Silent Tower and it kept my FX-51 temps great, even at 2.4Ghz!
Now, if they would only work on their case designs... They need to spend a helluvalot more time around the BMW Design Team and quit with the obnoxious "super kewl 1337" cases designed for those whose only appreciation for aesthetics is "oooh, look at the shiny lights! OMG I think the lights even BLINK! I just came!" crowd, and make much more mature cases (think the REAL Thermaltake/BMW Level 10).
   
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Does anyone know or experienced with Thermaltake Water 2.0 pro or performer? What i want to know is if I used a different set of push / pull fans such as the new Corsair SP120 for the Radiator, will I get better temps? compare to the push / pull fans that come with the unit.
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This has got me thinking.

I was planning on getting a RASA 750 RX240 for a new 24/7 Folding build, but I wonder how the Water 2.0 Extreme would stack up to that in an i5-3570k build that is OC'd to 4.6GHz or 4.8GHz..

The chart comparing the TT Water Extreme and the RASA RX240 is on a much less over clocked system.

I just wonder if it's work the $30 savings.
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To me it's the other way around at 42Ghz i think they're running low voltage... biggrin.gif

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This has got me thinking.

I was planning on getting a RASA 750 RX240 for a new 24/7 Folding build, but I wonder how the Water 2.0 Extreme would stack up to that in an i5-3570k build that is OC'd to 4.6GHz or 4.8GHz..

The chart comparing the TT Water Extreme and the RASA RX240 is on a much less over clocked system.

I just wonder if it's work the $30 savings.

$30 for upgrade options? I'd say RASA if the difference is $30, more difference I'd be considering other things
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This just goes to show what I have been observing for a while: Corsair is losing their ground in the market because they are no longer the innovative company they once were. Thankfully, Thermaltake is apparently looking to up its reputation (they have had some AMAZING products and some TERRIBLE products over the years, but at least they were consistently inconsistent), and I have nothing but respect for that. My first CPU cooler ever was a Thermaltake Silent Tower and it kept my FX-51 temps great, even at 2.4Ghz!
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First off, excellent post and thank you for posting the review summaries! +rep
NAWZ77 - I am seeing what amounts to a significant difference, up to 7C, over multiple reviews in the excellent post above yours. You have the right to your opinion and I will never argue that, but the fact is that the Water2.0 Extreme is a far superior unit and I would buy it if I were into non-Custom pseudo-liquid cooling, and I would not even consider the H100 which is by all accounts an overpriced system outperformed by good air coolers. The Thermaltake Water2.0 Extreme is, I do believe, the first SCLCS that has actually beaten the top air cooling units. You may not realize that there are huge design constraints when it comes to building a system like this, and Thermaltake has managed to take advantage of every little piece of space they are given, while keeping the price more than fair, and outperforming the competition by a considerable amount. Corsair has just been sitting on their rear, thinking they are untouchable, but they have just been drop-kicked off the throne.
The fact that it can even compare to a real liquid cooling kit is impressive on its own, and something Corsair has never been able to do.
Also, you do realize that it takes $4 to buy a pair of Y-cables and you have push-pull, which is likely worth 1-3C, and should you add more powerful fans in push pull, I would go so far as to say that 5-7C drop is not unreasonable.
Way to go Thermaltake!

+1 for not being a blind fanboy and having a brain man thumb.gif

oh, also the hardware secret review shows it is actually QUIETER and get better temps than the "almighty" H100.. lol talk about failure


1 more thing: when you have a 240mm rad, closed loop water cooling system OUTPERFOMED by a AIR cooler.. youre doing it wrong thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif (yes thats right, im talking about corsair)
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