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Thread: ThermalTake AquariusII thoughts?
02-08-04, 12:58 PM #1
ThermalTake AquariusII thoughts?
Hey I'm very interested in water cooling primarily for the low noise and good cooling. I don't know much about WCing and I came around the aquarius two which is pretty cheap. I checked overclockers.com review but it really didn't tell me much. ANyone have any experience with it? or can anyone recommend something good, simple, and cheap? Thanks
02-08-04, 01:09 PM #2
If you want a kit:
That would soo much better. Or you could buy everything separate. Or save money by buying you own heatercore, making the shroud, buying the tubing from mcmaster.com... etc, etc.
02-08-04, 04:20 PM #3
Aquarius is crap, words to live by. Really Thermaltakes only good products are its Smartfan line and the Xaser case series..
if you want a simple beginners kit the Corsair Hydrocool is OK, a bit on the loud side though...
Ideally if you can do it a D-Tek or DangerDen setup is best, they are near the top end and perform very well.
02-08-04, 05:39 PM #4
02-08-04, 08:08 PM #5
HAHAHA, (ok I'm good now, not laughing at you). DO NOT buy the Thermaltake Aquarius II, DO NOT. I bought that POS about a year & a half ago. TT AII's pump has a tendency to fail. Try & get a replacement for that ........... (Not sold seperately). It did do fairly well, but the whole thing really is just a POS. Go with Asetek if your going to get a kit........May not be the best but it's relatively the same price. They have two different kits. One includes CPU block, Chipset block, & the VGA Block. The other just has a CPU block. Figuring your thinking of the Thermaltake Aquarius II, I don't think you would mind not having a VGA & chipset block. =]]]]]
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02-08-04, 08:22 PM #6
Thanks alto for the suggestions. Since I'm a total newb to water cooling, thanks for the thoughts and insights. I'm primarily just want to cool my CPU, it's way too hot, and I want to OC it quite a bit and keep sound low (Volocano 7+ is just too loud