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post #13601 of 19221
i might get this Swiftech H240-X2 Prestige
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post #13602 of 19221
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fantomau View Post

i might get this Swiftech H240-X2 Prestige
I was just editing my previous post to say we mean no disrespect. We just are so fed up with all the CLC hype and how many have fallen prey to it.

Indeed, the Swiftech H240-X2 or Prestige will do a much better job of cooler and be much quieter doing it .. not to mention how much the better quality and efficiency are.
post #13603 of 19221
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Originally Posted by doyll View Post

I was just editing my previous post to say we mean no disrespect. We just are so fed up with all the CLC hype and how many have fallen prey to it.

Indeed, the Swiftech H240-X2 or Prestige will do a much better job of cooler and be much quieter doing it .. not to mention how much the better quality and efficiency are.

CLC hype?
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post #13604 of 19221
how about the ekwb 240 predator?
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post #13605 of 19221
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CLC hype?

All of the CLCs from the big name companies. Companies who sell products that aren't actually designed or manufactured by them, but make them seem like the holy grail of all PC components.
 
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post #13606 of 19221
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fantomau View Post

CLC hype?
CLC is Closed Loop Cooler. When Asetek first patented they called them LCLC for Low Cost Liquid Cooler (or Cooling). What they patented was the concept of a pump on waterblock, but they were not the first to do it, just the ones who patented the rights to it.

AIO is All in One. All CLCs are part of the AIO group, but not all AIOs are CLCs. Swiftech and EK are not sealed, use much better compoents, can be expanded, and if a component does go bad it can be replaced. When a CLC compoent goes bad, you have to throw the system away and get a new one. Compound this with the difference in component quality with things like cheap all aluminum raidator, ultra low powered low flow pump, cheap high speed loud fans, poor mounting system, etc. and you have more of a garbage loop than a liquid cooling lop.
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Originally Posted by Fantomau View Post

how about the ekwb 240 predator?
While it's better than CLC, it is not as good as Swiftech loops.

@ciarlatano is more qualified to answer these questions than me.
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Originally Posted by pez View Post

All of the CLCs from the big name companies. Companies who sell products that aren't actually designed or manufactured by them, but make them seem like the holy grail of all PC components.
All CLCs, not just the big name companies. There is not a CLC out there that can compare to Swiftech Hxxx xx series in quality or performance .. none.
post #13607 of 19221
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Originally Posted by Fantomau View Post

how about the ekwb 240 predator?

Louder and more expensive than the H240-X2, and does not cool nearly as well (the Predator 320 would actually be the more comparable unit). Also doesn't look nearly as good in the case. And if you ever plan on expanding....the Swiftech has a better pump, and is much easier to fill and bleed.

But still a world better than a CLC.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fantomau View Post

CLC hype?

Yes, hype. The nonsensical ramblings of teens and marketing that make you believe that higher temps with more noise for more money is a better thing, and that running rad fans as intake with the rest of your system air cooled is a great thing to do.....because, you know, it has tubes and an RGB lightup sailboat!
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Originally Posted by doyll View Post


@ciarlatano is more qualified to answer these questions than me.
All CLCs, not just the big name companies. There is not a CLC out there that can compare to Swiftech Hxxx xx series in quality or performance .. none.

whats the differences in the x2 and prestige
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post #13609 of 19221
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whats the differences in the x2 and prestige

Prestige uses Swiftech Lok Seal black chrome compression fittings and Noiseblocker NB-eLoop fans
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post #13610 of 19221
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Prestige uses Swiftech Lok Seal black chrome compression fittings and Noiseblocker NB-eLoop fans

it also has a button to change colors in the window
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