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This review is from: KOOLANCE EHX-1050BK External 1kW Radiator Liguid Cooling System
Pros: I just installed a pair of 8800GTX video cards. They were putting out so much heat even though they were water cooled that the operating temp of my CUP was around 50C at idle, and nearly 60C under load. After I put the CPU in the cooling loop and installed this radiator, the operating temps dropped to 35C at idle and 40C-42C under load.
Cons: Absolutely no instructions were included. All that was in the box was the radiator, some 3/8" tubing, and quick disconnects. The radiator mounts onto the back of a standard tower, and thus one would expect the fans to blow the hot air out the back of the radiator, away from the tower. This is not the case. As mine was set up, the fans blow the hot air back towards the case. Once I realized this I took the radiator apart and turned the fans over so that they pushed the air away from my tower. I dont know that it made much of a difference in the operating temp, but it helps my piece of mind.
Other Thoughts: With the lack of any instructions, and fans blowing the wrong way, this system may be difficult for the novice to install. If you are like me and you dont like the fans blowing the hot air back into your case, save your self some time and trouble and swap the power wires. Just cut the wires and connect black to red, and red to black. This will make the fans spin the other direction, and thus problem solved.
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