I WISH like all hell that HWL would make a 40mm version of the GTS (54 is too thick). This way it would have lower restriction than the current model and still fit in a O11-D XL in top and back of side config.
Alphacool makes good radiators and back in the Sandy Bridge days they were the gold standard of performance but I have seen MAJOR issues with Alphacool customer service and blaming customers/other companies to the point they left OCN. Because of these and a few other things I ethically cant buy their stuff.
EK PE and XE series are another good option and they have a clean aesthetic but people in here hate EK and their ports are screwed in. Because of this their have been a few issues of leaks and a few broken port threads that are a concern.
I would love to do HW labs but I would need 2x 360 GTS (along with 1xSR2 and GPU/CPU block) and that is a lot of restriction for a single D5 unless I want to turn it up to 4/5 where a less restrictive loop could be at 3 and quieter.
Why cant they make a GTS2 40mm, same fins, taller find, to reduce restriction? DAMN IT HWLabs get on that!
Self Proclaimed Gaming Nutt