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Thanks! I'm going with the ASUS VI IMPACT:
I'm pretty confused about the cooling setup:

1) Are the two 120mm fans on the radiator the only adjustable fans in the case?

2) Is the liquid cooler/radiator somehow connected/controlling the fans?

3) Are there adjustable settings with the liquid cooler/radiator? Or does it just 'work' and that's it?

4) Does the Hydrolux control/interact with the radiator/liquid cooler? Or is it just for controlling the two 120mm fans?

Thanks again!

1) In the Bolt II, yes, unless you decide to add fans on top of the GPU.

2) We plug the fans connecting to the CPU cooler to the Hydrolux control board.

3) Its a AIO so it "just works" Are there specific settings you are asking about?

4) Hydrolux controls the fans, temp probes and LED system in the Bolt II.
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1) In the Bolt II, yes, unless you decide to add fans on top of the GPU.

2) We plug the fans connecting to the CPU cooler to the Hydrolux control board.

3) Its a AIO so it "just works" Are there specific settings you are asking about?

4) Hydrolux controls the fans, temp probes and LED system in the Bolt II.

Sounds like I don't really need Hydrolux because the ROG board has similar features? Not sure...

1) If I skip the Hydrolux, will you plug the fans into the ROG board at installation, so that their fan controller can work?

2) Is this compatible with your system?
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Built-In Corsair Link:
No additional hardware is necessary – just connect the included Corsair Link cable to a USB header on your motherboard and download the free Corsair Link Dashboard software. You can monitor coolant temperature and adjust cooling performance directly from your desktop.

3) Sounds like I can control the fans using 'Corsair Link monitoring and control'?
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Monitor temperature and control lighting and fan speed on your screen. No additional hardware is necessary.

I'm kinda confused because it sounds like ASUS and Corsair both offer solutions to control the two fans, which one do you recommend?
Edited by OCPG - 2/18/14 at 9:13pm
post #293 of 332
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The H80/H100 built in profiles use the coolant temperature to raise or lower the fan speed when the fans are plugged into the pump. The profiles themselves are published in a blog somewhere, but the basics are this. The lowest setting is 900 rpm to 1300 rpm, the middle is 1300 to 2000, and the high is 1600 to 2700. The low side always starts at 25C and the high side is 40C for the coolant temp.

So I guess Corsair does everything needed automatically without the need for ASUS fan xpert. Should I be all set as long as the fans are plugged into the pump?
post #294 of 332
You should be, our Hydrolux kit makes everything simple to use and makes it a one-stop-spot for all your monitoring needs and can automatically set speeds according to your needs.
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post #295 of 332
I agree and I'm sure it's great, but since I'm not getting the LED lighting, do I really need to spend $99 to control two fans? Sounds like the liquid cooler does it automatically but I'm sure yours allows for better control/features.

Is the 700w PSU gold rated? I don't see any info on the site...
Edited by OCPG - 2/18/14 at 11:02pm
post #296 of 332
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I agree and I'm sure it's great, but since I'm not getting the LED lighting, do I really need to spend $99 to control two fans? Sounds like the liquid cooler does it automatically but I'm sure yours allows for better control/features.

Is the 700w PSU gold rated? I don't see any info on the site...

You don't really need Hydrolux then if you can manage it through the motherboard software and arent getting the LED system.

I'll have to get back to you on that but im 99% sure it is.
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To save the absolute amount of money. Can I buy my own CPU, GPU, Memory, SSD, HDD, and OS, and have it all shipped to the DigitalStorm site and have them add it to the build and reduce the cost? If so, how do I make an inquiry about this?
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To save the absolute amount of money. Can I buy my own CPU, GPU, Memory, SSD, HDD, and OS, and have it all shipped to the DigitalStorm site and have them add it to the build and reduce the cost? If so, how do I make an inquiry about this?

It might be possible but the warranty might change. The best people to contact would be sales@digitalstormonline.com
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Would I be able to ship a delidded CPU and just not have a warranty on the CPU?
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Would I be able to ship a delidded CPU and just not have a warranty on the CPU?

That might be pushing it, if you buy the motherboard and other supplies from us then it might be possible.

However, if the CPU does end up going bad during our testing we can't be held liable.
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