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Eisberg is a different kettle of fish matey!! tongue.gif

If you're talking about the fact that it's modular and can add or remove parts, yes, but if you're talking about performance, no. The Eisberg just isn't appealing to me because of the pump noise, and how loud it is in general, and the lackluster performance for the price. I don't even think it has the Eheim pump they were originally going to use. I'd rather grab a better performing Rasa or Raystorm kit for around the same price or build my own loop around the Apogee Drive II. On the other hand, Thermaltake has given a good showing with the Water 2.0 Extreme and the X60 is looking like it could be pretty solid too.
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post #42 of 257
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If you're talking about the fact that it's modular and can add or remove parts, yes, but if you're talking about performance, no. The Eisberg just isn't appealing to me because of the pump noise, and how loud it is in general, and the lackluster performance for the price. I don't even think it has the Eheim pump they were originally going to use. I'd rather grab a better performing Rasa or Raystorm kit for around the same price or build my own loop around the Apogee Drive II. On the other hand, Thermaltake has given a good showing with the Water 2.0 Extreme and the X60 is looking like it could be pretty solid too.

Performance wise the Eisberg out performs the h100. It does use the Eheim pump and Alphacool's NexXxos full copper radiators, the pump noise is only an issue on the review samples and it's going to be rectified on the retail versions.

With the X60 having more surface area I think it will probably beat the h100 but not Eisberg, hopefully I'll be able to see if my theory is right when samples are sent out and I can test it against Eisberg.
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post #43 of 257
When will these be available at Newegg, NCIX, Amazon etc.?
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post #44 of 257
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Performance wise the Eisberg out performs the h100. It does use the Eheim pump and Alphacool's NexXxos full copper radiators, the pump noise is only an issue on the review samples and it's going to be rectified on the retail versions.
With the X60 having more surface area I think it will probably beat the h100 but not Eisberg, hopefully I'll be able to see if my theory is right when samples are sent out and I can test it against Eisberg.

Does it? I saw several people saying that they swapped the pump for something cheaper. If they do indeed fix the pump noise, I'll consider it again, but in its current state, it's less than ideal.

We'll have to see about how it stacks up to the revamped Eisberg then. Considering that it has ~30% more surface area at the same thickness, I don't really see how it could lose to the H100 unless the flow rate is totally borked or the fan static pressure is too low. Reviews will tell though.
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post #45 of 257
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Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

will nzxt cover collateral damages if this thing leaks?

This was posted earlier in the thread.
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IV. Exclusion Of Damages (Disclaimer)
NZXT's sole obligation and liability under this warranty is limited to the repair or replacement of a defective product at our option. NZXT shall not, in any event, be liable for any incidental or consequential damage, including but not limited to damages resulting from interruption of service and loss of data, business, or for liability in tort relating to this product or resulting from its use or possession.

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post #46 of 257
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Originally Posted by Scorpion49 View Post

All I wanted to know is why wasn't the thread title "Release the Kraken...."
I could go for a 280 AIO cooler, would be nice for people with an FT02.

what good is a 280 when the FT02 has 180mm bottom intakes? What we need is a 360* AIO

* 2 x 180, not a 3 x 120 wink.gif
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post #47 of 257
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Originally Posted by Deeya View Post

This was posted earlier in the thread.
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so if it leaks and destroyed my mobo and graphics card, they won't gonna pay me for that? well then, nzxt can't have my money.
post #48 of 257
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Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Deeya View Post

This was posted earlier in the thread.
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so if it leaks and destroyed my mobo and graphics card, they won't gonna pay me for that? well then, nzxt can't have my money.

I'm not too versed in legalese but I assume that's what it means. Definitely go Corsair AIO for their warranty, if not why spend more for no similar warranty, just go custom loop with a XSPC Kit. Just my opinion. However I do love NZXT Cases, <3 my Phantom.
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post #49 of 257
The problem i see most these RAD back too dense RAD but very thin. I got a H100 and the stock fans are very loud. When review test the H100 it get good temp but even in lowest settings is like 10x louder then i would have thought.
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post #50 of 257
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Originally Posted by bojinglebells View Post

what good is a 280 when the FT02 has 180mm bottom intakes? What we need is a 360* AIO
* 2 x 180, not a 3 x 120 wink.gif

I think the market is just too small for AIOs with a dual 180 rad. Although, I wouldn't mind if Silverstone sunk some money into it.
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