Crossover Mission II Water Cooling Kit @ Viperlair

Crossover Mission II Water Cooling Kit @ Viperlair



So having seen how this water cooling system works, what can we conclude about it?  Lets look at each part of the water cooling system.
First lets look at the packaging.  The external package is fairly simple and functional if nothing else, but is not flashy by any means at all.  Once you open the box you are greeted by three other smaller boxes, each containing a separate piece of the system.  The included tubing was long enough to be used in a full tower case, assuming that the pump and radiator were right beside each other.  Though if your case has hard drive bays all the way to the bottom of the case, and you don't have a full tower case then this system will not fit in you case.

The pieces that were included were very good, however the fact that the first sample I received had a leak on the water block itself is not a good sign.  This was not an isolated occurrence as The Tech Lounge had the same problem with their first review sample as well.  Testing the water cooler before you put it on the CPU is a good idea as the problems we had shows.

Installation of the water cooling system was slightly more time consuming that some other heatsinks.  In the case of the Athlon system it was pretty easy if you were using the clips to install the system.  The four mounting holes, assuming your motherboard has it, is a much better option if you are leaving the water block on for a long time, as it reduces the stress on the socket.  Mounting on a Pentium IV system is annoying and can be considered harder than most other heatsinks I've used so far.  It uses the standard PIV retention bracket, but the fact that the bracket wasn't designed for that heatsink, and the fact that it is comprised of three pieces, shows why the installation on the Pentium IV isn't that easy/nice.

Performance of this system is rather nice.  On the Athlon system, for which this water cooler was designed especially for it takes second place to a higher speed heatsink/fan combination, while beating out the quieter coolers but only when overclocked.  When at stock speeds the Thermalright and WS5 come to a tie, for all intents and purposes, which means that if you are looking at cooling your system at stock speeds this cooler will do the job. 

Moving to the Pentium IV system we see a small change in results.  Here the WS5 doesn't fair as well, as it comes in a 'distant' second place to the Vantec AeroFlow, by between 5-7ºC in both tests.  However the water cooling system does beat the stock Intel  cooler by a couple of degrees.  Since the design wasn't one that was made specifically for PIV systems it doesn't do extremely bad, but still being bested by a inexpensive heatsink/fan that is similar is noise level.

This leads us to the price of the cooler, which isn't that expensive for a water cooling system but is still quite a bit more expensive than a cooler that most other regular heatsink/fans, some of which can use 80mm fans as well.  

Link: Viperlair

Skrevet af Lasse den 24. Sep 2003. Nyheden er læst 905 gang(e).

Del med dine venner

     

0 kommentarer
Skriv kommentar til nyheden Kommentarer til nyheden fra Facebook

 

Cooler Master Cosmos II 25th Anniversary Edition

Cooler Master fejrer sig 25 års jubilærum med et brag af et kabinet. De fleste af Jer husker sikkert deres Cos

Læs Mere

Netgear Nighthawk X10

Netgear sparker døren ind med den nye 802.11ad Wi-Fi standard, der på papiret giver mulighed for hastigheder

Læs Mere

Blue Ella med indbygget hi-fi forstærker

Dagens test er en vi har set frem til at præsentere for Jer længe. I dag har vi fået lov til at se p&ari

Læs Mere

Corsair GLAIVE RGB Gaming Mus

Når du spiller computer er komforten mindst lige så vigtigt, som et præcist aim i FPS spil. Gutterne hos

Læs Mere

Cooler Master MasterPulse PRO

Der er efterhånden ikke den produkt gruppe hvor Cooler Master ikke har produkter at tilbyde. I denne test dykker vi

Læs Mere

MSI GS73 7RF Stealth Pro

For kort tid siden testede Tweak.dk MSI GT83VR Titan SLI, som inden for det mobile område, er et monster af en

Læs Mere

GUNNAR RPG designed by Razer gaming EyeWear

Det er igen blevet tid til at se på et par gamerbriller fra GUNNAR. I dag skal vi se på en gamingbrille som GU

Læs Mere

Yakuza 0 til PlayStation 4

Titlen er Yakuza 0, og det er Segas seneste spil i Yakuza serien. Faktisk er Yakuza 0 en prequel til de tidligere Yakuza s

Læs Mere

 

Nyeste Videoer og Trailers

Seneste nyheder

Alt du skal vide om den nye Microsoft Surface Pro

Den nye Microsoft Surface Pro udbydes i forskellige varianter, når det kommer til specifikationer. På processo
Læs Mere

Rockstar udskyder Red Dead Redemption 2-udgivelse til 2018

Mange havde set frem til den annoncerede udgivelse i efteråret. Nu fortsætter ventetiden et stykke tid endnu.
Læs Mere

compLexity Gaming henter tiltrængte forstækninger

Spillertruppen har på det seneste været tyndt besat hos compLexity Gaming. Det er der nu blevet ændret på.
Læs Mere

Tweak.dk søger nyhedsredaktør

Tweak.dk søger igen en nyhedsredaktør, så gemmer der sig en dygtig skribent mellem vores mange brugere, så er
Læs Mere

Star Wars Battlefront II Massive Worlds fremvist på video

Godt nyt til alle fans af dette populære spil. Star Wars Battlefront II Massive Worlds fremvist på video, og a
Læs Mere

Her er de første Far Cry 5 trailers

Hypen om det kommende Far Cry 5, er allerede stukket af, og indtil fredag, hvor Ubisoft lukker op for godtepos
Læs Mere

Nyt NVIDIA TITAN Volta spottet

Med Computex 2017 lige rundt om hjørnet, vælter rygterne frem fra alle hjørner af nettet, og nu er der stødt e
Læs Mere

Asus ROG video teaser for ny Ryzen baseret laptop

Producenterne gør alt for at tiltrække brugernes opmærksomhed forud for Computex 2017, og nu er turen kommet t
Læs Mere
Partner sider
Indsend nyhed
Har du fundet en fed nyhed så indsend den så alle andre på Tweak.dk kan få glæde af den.