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Zalman will soon be launching their newest AIO Watercooling that reads the name Reserator 3 Max Dual. Even cooler is brand new and not yet for sale in the Danish web shops, the system is probably not quite yet unknown to many of you, as it is simply an evolution of their previous Reserator 3 Max, who was a 120mm AIO water cooler. Nevertheless, this version is really, really cool and really worth reading this review for. Therefore, I recommend you to read further on the next few pages where I will review all the glory with you.

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This is a really unique cooler. Yeah, the looks are kinda awkward, imo (if you have a dirty mind, take a good look at the second pic and see what happens...), but the performance on it is great. It performs around 4C better than the H105, which performs around the same as the H100i, so that puts the performance around the same as a 280mm rad (H110/X60). Pretty impressive. And about the noise that was somehow forgotten:
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You are absolutely right that there is something about the noise in the conclusion :-/ I've jolly well forgotten ... But due to the high performance was actually very little noise, and RPM was max of 1300, which of course is not earth. Had there been a lot of noise, I would never have given it such a high rating

Edited by airisom2 - 4/10/14 at 9:30pm
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Does it come in single fan Configurations?
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I wouldn't trust that review. It shows the H75 as beating the CM Nepton 140XL, which doesn't make any sense.
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Bahaha, your comment about the same picture made me laugh so hard lachen.gif
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I did not notice the 2nd picture until i finished reading what you said applaud.gif
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Zalman back in the game with custom designs that perform like their glories of the past? Do like!

 

I also find it very interesting that they did away with Asetek's mounting mechanism (which I really don't like at all) and instead used a solid drilled steel plate. Props to them for that.


Edited by Artikbot - 4/11/14 at 12:52am
   
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Wow that "high efficiency cooling path" is almost an exact copy of a variable resistance strain gauge I used the other day. (just in form since they have a completely different function of course.
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That second pic looks like Squidward.

Hopefully they have a cheaper non LED version.
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