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So pretty much confirms some of the other things said earlier. Wow, I'm really impressed with Aquasuite, never seen it before but that looks amazing. Going to look into the Aquaero 5 LT now biggrin.gif

Haha yeah, that's the one I have. It's tough to justify the huge price difference when the LT will do everything the other two will for less than half the price-- just doesn't have the pretty display for your drive bay. I'm of the opinion that a computer should set intelligent fan speeds its own damn self - none of this manual fan controller BS.

The aquasuite software is nice, but it's still very beta just so you know. Little things - you need an external program to input system reported temps (Open hardware monitor in the system tray works), customizing the display pages is tedious and takes awhile (lots of repetitive clicking), and there are only 4 "virtual" temp sensors (Calculated temperatures-- averages, differences, etc). There are updates for it coming out pretty frequently, so expect improvement. I still definitely recommend the LT.
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That's the whole point of the radiator. Take heat from CPU/GPU and move it into the air.
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Your CPU temp will be the highest, followed by water temp and then air temp.

So if your loop cools well enough to keep your CPU at 30-40C under load, the air temp is going to be 30-40C.
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That's the whole point of the radiator. Take heat from CPU/GPU and move it into the air.

Well, yeah, but water doesn't heat up significantly through the CPU block, or cool down significantly after passing through a rad (once).
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Haha yeah, that's the one I have. It's tough to justify the huge price difference when the LT will do everything the other two will for less than half the price-- just doesn't have the pretty display for your drive bay. I'm of the opinion that a computer should set intelligent fan speeds its own damn self - none of this manual fan controller BS.
The aquasuite software is nice, but it's still very beta just so you know. Little things - you need an external program to input system reported temps (Open hardware monitor in the system tray works), customizing the display pages is tedious and takes awhile (lots of repetitive clicking), and there are only 4 "virtual" temp sensors (Calculated temperatures-- averages, differences, etc). There are updates for it coming out pretty frequently, so expect improvement. I still definitely recommend the LT.
Yeah, that's pretty much how I feel. I like that the LT can be mounted pretty much anywhere you have space if you're okay with drilling some holes. Thanks for the heads up thumb.gif
edit - ******* always mess up the smileys on this site
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