Category: Pump tops

Watercool Heatkiller Tube 200 D5 Reservoir

Navigate to: Unboxing, Overview and Disassembly Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Watercool is one of the smaller companies in this hobby of PC DIY watercooling, however no one can deny they have a certain craftmanship that helps elevate their products in the eyes of many people. In particular, the Heatkiller IV Pro CPU block┬áproved to be…


Alphacool Eisbecher D5 250mm Reservoir

Navigate to: Unboxing, Overview and Disassembly Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Alphacool has been revamping their entire product line for a few months now, from fittings to blocks to radiators (soon!) to reservoirs. We took a look at their D5 bay reservoir as part of a kit here, but with cases opting to omit 5.25″ slots…


Alphacool NexXxoS Cool Answer 360 D5/UT – Kit

Navigate to: CPU Waterblock Radiator Fans Pump and Reservoir Coolant, Tubing and Fittings Installation Kit Performance Conclusion Introduction I haven’t focused on testing watercooling kits so far, and mostly because I prefer giving individual components more attention and allow customers the freedom to pick and choose parts as they desire. But after having tested so…


EK-XTOP SPC-60 (inc. Pump)

Navigate to: Unboxing, Overview and Disassembly Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction Another day, another new pump. I keep getting the feeling that brands associated with PC DIY watercooling are willing to go outside of Laing/Xylem more so now than ever before, and offer pumps that were custom designed for PC watercooling from the get go. The…


EK-XTOP Revo D5 Featuring the EK-D5 PWM G2 Pump

Navigate to: Unboxing and Overview Performance Testing Conclusion Introduction The D5 pump from Laing/Xylem is easily the most popular pump in the DIY watercooling field, with nearly every brand selling their version of the pump (fixed 12V, 12 V + voltage control, Vario, PWM, 24 V + voltage control) but differentiating themselves with a sticker…


XSPC D5 Dual Bay Reservoir V2

Introduction Given how many watercooling parts have been coming in here recently, I wanted to set up a test bed for them. Knowing how I have to keep taking things into hotboxes and/or sound labs, it could not be a fixed case itself and being compact was key. As much as I am an advocate…