Waterblock Test – Joe
SUMMARY: Very good choice for Chipset cooling, with low pressure drop.
Danger Den’s Chipset Maze4 Waterblock features
- ½” Chrome fittings
- Copper base
appears well machined – I could feel no ridges.
The Danger Den Chipset Maze4 Waterblock was tested using the CPU Die Simulator and Waterblock Test Rig.
Pressure Drop – psi
Pressure Drop – inches H2O
|Maze 4 Chipset Waterblock||
Unrounded data: 0.191 C/W with 0.0010 std dev.
Test Results indicate that the Maze 4’s pressure drop (or head loss) across the waterblock is very low; flow resistance at this level means that daisy-chaining it with a low pressure drop CPU waterblock and moderate waterpump is an OK move. Decreasing waterflow to 0.5 gpm increases die temps by about 2.5º C, while increasing flow to 1.5 gpm decreases die temps by 1.5º C.
For a comparison of the Danger Den Maze 4’s performance to other chipset waterblocks tested to date, see Overclockers.com Waterblock Test Results.
Danger Den’s Maze 4 Chipset Waterblock is a very good choice for chipset cooling, with its very low pressure drop and good performance; this is particularly important when chipset blocks are daisy chained with CPU waterblocks.
Thanks again to Danger Den for sending this our way.