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XP3 Light CPU block's performance
Wed May 10, 2017 | 4:01P | PermaLink BY: Max Page
"The XP3 Light CPU block's performance with the kit was puzzling, especially given its decent performance under stock and overclocked conditions when paired with the XSPC Photon kit. There are several differences between the two kits including tube diameter (ID / OD), pump flow rate, and fan speed while both kits share similar thicker 60mm radiators. The Alphacool NexXxos Cool Answer 360 D5/UT kit uses a weaker D5 pump, in terms of flow rate (350 L/h vs 1200 L/h), slower fans (1200RPM vs 1650RPM), and thinner tubing (3/8" ID vs 7/16" ID). The differences between the two kits seemed to collude to create coolant flow and heat dissipation issues for the Alphacool kit. The lower flowrate produced by the D5 pump causes coolant to flow more slowly through the CPU block, decreasing the block's heat dissipation potential."
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