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Popular Science: Best of What's New - Dec 2012

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    Posted: 15 Nov 2012 at 10:43am
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Grats on another shout out. I love my Aventum.
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  Quote baldy0326 Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 15 Nov 2012 at 11:30am
Thats a nice general breakdown. I learned some stuff.Smile
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  Quote xii Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 15 Nov 2012 at 11:30am
Sadly, no picture can really do the Aventum justice -- they are jaw dropping in person.
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  Quote baldy0326 Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 15 Nov 2012 at 2:44pm
Wow that good huh. As soon as i can stop working overseas i very much intend to buy a desktop 8-10k rangeBig%20Smile
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  Quote dathionk Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 16 Nov 2012 at 11:23pm
how hard is it to clean for dust,and water?
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  Quote xii Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 4:02am
The Aventum?

Not hard at all -- you just take the panel off and blow it out -- but understand clearly that the system is very very clean inside and after about a solid month of use it never had a lot of dust and whatnot, just the outside, which I wipe with a soft cloth.

Also note, I keep my PC off the floor, at least 6 inches as I have a dog and carpet in the room it is in.

Easiest to clean PC I've ever had, mostly because it doesn't need it.

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  Quote SpicierMire Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 8:09am
xii enjoys wiping his dearest with soft cloth it seems.. LOL
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  Quote dathionk Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 8:41am
Xii thanks for the reply it will be some time before my next build. I'm trying to learn as much as I can about water cooling so I will be ready.
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  Quote xii Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 10:13am
@Spice -- Ab-so-lute-ly. I even named all the ninja sheep adorning the case. They speak to me when I clean them.

@Dath -- For sure man. Did I mention I love my Aventum?
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  Quote dathionk Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 10:45am
@xii yes you did LOL. right now I'm gaming on a blue Half X with all the fans, I bought this from a builder hear in MI. the quality was soso and not very good on the support side. so next time I'm going to try Digital storm. it was Your review that made my mind up.

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  Quote xii Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 2:28pm
Well -- as humbled as I am for that Dathionk, Digital Storm did all the work. They are just the best. I really couldn't ask for more from these guys and this Popular Science feature doesn't do them enough justice. My only regret to date is I didn't know them years ago.

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  Quote Alex Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 3:44pm
Thank you for the kind words xii.
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  Quote xii Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 5:29pm
Its true. There needs to be a Digital Storm awakening or something -- other businesses better watch out.
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  Quote dathionk Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 17 Nov 2012 at 5:47pm
amen,I just have to wait about one year. lets see what new stuff comes out bye then.
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Just out of curiosity. How are the two loops divided? For example, the top radiator cools what components? And the bottom radiators cools what components?
Some say his middle initial is the letter U, and that he never understood the ending of Prometheus. All we know is... He's called The Stig.
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  Quote Alex Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 25 Nov 2012 at 11:03pm
The two bottom radiators (420mm each) cool the CPU in their own dedicated loop. The top 420mm radiator cools the graphic cards/etc if it's selected.
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  Quote cheebamaster Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 06 Feb 2013 at 2:56pm
Alex is there another Aventum coming up in March? I'm intrigued by this system but want to know if I should wait!
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  Quote Alex Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 06 Feb 2013 at 3:58pm
There is a new version in the works, ETA 1-2 months.
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  Quote DST4ME Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 21 Feb 2013 at 1:54pm
Hey Alex what kind/model rads are you using in the Aventum?
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  Quote Alex Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 21 Feb 2013 at 2:00pm
It varies to be honest on each configuration. I know it's currently XSPC.
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  Quote DST4ME Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 21 Feb 2013 at 3:37pm
The "EX" series then right?
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  Quote Alex Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 21 Feb 2013 at 6:48pm
As of right now, yes, the EX series allow us additional room and enable the use of low RPM fans while still maintaining the performance of the thick RS radiators. Another advantage is the fact that we use so many radiators in the Aventum.
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  Quote DST4ME Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 21 Feb 2013 at 7:55pm
You mean the thick RX series, RS is thin, on low fans the RX still king, above 1500rpm ex starts to pull away.

Still nice tho, I had a feeling it was because of space.

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