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Ok summer is here and my pc is overheating so I had to drop to back to stock for the time being, thinking of getting the coolit eliminator, mostly because I'm lazy and don't feel like running a bunch of hoses through my system. The reviews seem pretty solid, just wondering if anyone has any experience using this thing.

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Im sorry I cannot comment on that but IMO your best bet for performance would be to get the swiftech kit.. . that way you have all the parts and its only running hoses you have to do . . . and you know everything goes together well.
 
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I was actually looking at its bigger brother the freezone. Tubnotub is used one of the coolit products before he went to phase.
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I was actually looking at its bigger brother the freezone. Tubnotub is used one of the coolit products before he went to phase.
Ya I was looking at that one too but its double the price for 10w more cooling. The think the eliminator will meet my needs fine, it seems to score well on most reviews I've read, just curious if anyone here has had any experience with it.
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I don't have the Eliminator, but I have the Freezone. Let me start off with, the people I've dealt with at CoolIT have been awesome and sympathetic. And now, the return issues have been better dealt with in terms of American customers. Before, they required airshipment back to Calgary. This cost me $88 to ship from NC, I was not happy. Now, shipping is handled by a warehouse in Cali., which cost me $12.

As you may have noticed, I am on my third one now. The pump seems to continue to fail after about a month and a half. I was told that they honestly do not have a high rate of failure, which I believe; you can't become a huge company landing deals with Dell/Alienware if your products aren't reliable.

Since I'm on my third one, I decided to mod it somewhat as my dad owns a machine shop and I had plenty to work with. I did take off the original 92mm fan and put on a 120mm fan instead. Even at full bore, it is much quieter and moves more air which I enjoy.

Does it keep it cool? I am happy with it yes. It can hit sub zero temps, HOWEVER (this means read), it will not allow itself to promote condensation in your box. This means, if your room temperature is 27C, you will not hit this. At most it will stay around 5-7C below room temperature.

As I just installed my latest one, I have yet to try their new software controller, which I won't get til to this weekend.


Overall, I like it and it helps. If the pump fails again, I will not ship it back. I will then rip it apart and create an entire setup. And by then I will have moved to a C2D platform.

If you need help send me a pm.
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If you read over the forums here about... you will notice that pump failure rate is not that low. At least two other ppl here had issues with multiple pump failures and I read a review which had the same issue.
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Well I just got my hands on one for free, and friend here just bought one and is now headed to Korea, so he just gave it to me. I am going to install it this weekend and see how well it performs.
post #8 of 26
O.k. I got it in...
-My cpu and the block on the coolit have been lapped from 400-2500 and used AS5
-Speed Fan Used For Temps
-Idle Temps 17°C core 1 and 2
-Idle Temp 28°C CPU
-100% Load Temp (using Prime95) 28°C on both cores
-100% Load Temp (using Prime95) 41°C on CPU

So it is not bad. Better then air, and a nice little all in one package.
post #9 of 26
That's not too bad for a basic TEC.
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The only problem I had is with, A) the install, I had to get my daughter to help me hold the unit while I mounted the block to the cpu, B) In my Antec, I had to take the side window fan off because it would not fit with the who unit installed, C) The mounting hardware for the motherboard to brace the block was crap, so I used my Thermaltake Big Typhoon mounting hardware, and damn, that made a big difference, this baby is on lock down.
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