Despite the convenience of all-in-one liquid cooling solutions, hardcore enthusiasts still prefer customizable “open loop” systems, even with their overall complexity and cost. In this review we are testing our first “open” liquid cooling system, the Alphacool NexXxoS Cool Answer 360 DDC/XT kit, providing insight on the advantages, difficulties, performance and cost of advanced liquid cooling solutions beyond simple air and all-in-one liquid coolers.
In the recent year’s all-in-one liquid cooling solutions gained significant popularity thanks to efficiency and quieter operation. However, even with those improvements, a closed loop cooler still needs a...65 by Anton Shilov on 6/3/2016
Today we are having a look at the upgraded 120 mm AIO liquid coolers from Corsair, the single slot H80i GT and the dual slot H100i GTX. Both come...47 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/16/2015
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