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Originally Posted by mrb_no1it doesnt cool the gpu, but then you might be able to add that later, although their pump might not push enough water through to cool both of them, hmmmmmmmmmm
Originally Posted by BazThe manual says that the loop will happily cope with cooling a graphics card too, and you get more than enough spare tubing to accommodate this. Sorry for not mentioning this in the review, although switching the GFX card would have made our GPU stress test results somewhat meaningless.
Originally Posted by naokajiThe cooling performance is rather poor, 3C difference in cpu temp to the hyper osiris when idle and 4c under load, plus the gpu running hotter than a whole range of "normal" cases and that for 400£... sorry, but I'll have to call it a failure.
Originally Posted by Broken DwarfThere's one bit I don't really like : "four terabytes of storage (or soon more) – more than most will ever need.". Err... what?
Aparently we'll be all dead in 5 years if Moore's law is to be believed( on the basis that we won't "ever" need more than 4 TB of storage OR more than 4 drive bays.) You can't assume we won't use more than 4 drives. What about RAID 50 / 60? This is bananas!
Originally Posted by TileFor the price of this case you can get a good DIY watercooling kit that can be mounted in a decent case (Akasa Infiniti ZOR) which puts to shame Zalman's offering.
Originally Posted by BazThis is pretty much what we said in the review. While you'll get better and cheaper watercooling performance elsewhere, you won't get as high a quality product, or have the watercooling so well integrated into the case design.
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