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Some clarifications about the new Admiral line



I kinda LOL'd when Martin said that the pipes were made from STAINLESS STEEL
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wonder how they'll do in terms of performance. can't wait for the tests
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I've already given up on the new lineup.

Allegedly Feser didn't fund the production of their new radiators but had investors such as Frozencpu donate a large sum of money and during the CES events things turned for the worse. And according to skinnee and frozen they both received demos of the radiators during CES but later Feser requested to "borrow" the radiators for pictures and videos but never returned the radiator and that was that.

Originally the feser admirals were single piece units but over a duration of the production it has now become somewhat "modular." You can see the reason why water cooling designs have not change ever so slightly in the past few years was because there wasn't much to improve on.

Feser just attempted to reinvent the wheel and now it has backfired.

Of course this is purely my 2c and I cannot say it is over for Feser atm.
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To add. Feser has just started the production of these "modular" rads and they are shipped to USA by sea mainly. So we should expect them be in USA stores in a month or two. Surely there will be couple of them sent t by air. (for skinnelab, for exp.)
But just listen, they only manged to complete one sample of the rad. And it became the center of the fight between Feser "partners". What a failure.

Concerning the design:it will have two major problems - Monsta water restriction and Monsta leakages. No to mention non-standard rad size, steel instead of copper and expected high prices.

Also I have my guess that the parts are made in China (just look at those side panels, they are probably made of tin) and assembled in Germany.
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Sounds like these Admiral rads are a bust.

Steel > Copper? What, why would they do that!?
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I can't understand the language they are speaking.
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post #7 of 36
What the !@#$? "Hmm, we cannot seem to produce any better results than before...I know, let's make the radiator modular so that people can connect it in all sorts of funky shapes!"



Yes, because my case looks like a cross...

Major fail
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I thought Feser was working on "The next greatest thing in watercooling", not "The next biggest piece of uselessness". Stainless over copper? Modular? What the hell were these kooky bastards thinking? I think Feser might have hired the guy who made K'nexs or maybe erector sets.
 
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Very interesting.

But how will system cope with the fact that now the water needs to go a so much longer route to exit the radiator?

I think what they did was the keep the water longer inside the radiator, so it gets more air on it, and being cooled for a longer time, including being more modular, instead of just adding another radiator.

I would really wish to see reviews of the restriction of this kind of radiator.
I know the GTX is very restrictive, but how much wider pipes and longer way will behave.
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Humm, I think I will stick with my monsta rad.
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