CoolIT ECO Advanced Liquid Cooling CPU Cooler Review

 
 
 
CoolIT ECO Advanced Liquid Cooling CPU Cooler rated Kickass by 3dGameMan.com

Video Review #1145 Summary

Sponsored by: CoolIT Systems Inc.
Review category: Cooling
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If you're in the market for a CPU cooler and you're somewhere between an excellent air cooler and custom water cooling, this might be the product for you. The CoolIT ECO Advanced Liquid Cooling CPU Cooler has the easy of installation you'd expect from air coolers and similar custom water cooling performance. Remember, this product is a sealed liquid cooling system is completely closed off, so there is no maintenance required. This means no refills are required and no risk of leaks.


 

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Anonymous

stay away from it guys it leaked and killed my mobo and gpu

Anonymous

same here it destroyed my 2 month old geforce 680, my motherboard and my psu about $2000 worth of damage. thank you coolit systems eco crap

Anonymous

You made some decent points there. I looked on the internet for the topic and found most people will agree with your blog.

Anonymous

I have one of these but im going to upgrade my motherboard to a 1155 socket and I wonder if it will fit(I really dont want to buy a new cooler) ?

Anonymous

I bought one and installed it to my home PC in July 2010. The installation was easy and it was a very nice cooling system. However, after 14 months of use it starts leaking and it messed up the mother board and the video card.

Stay away from system like this.

Anonymous

Also had this system, it leaked after 4 months (yes, taking out video card and motherboard). System used for dist. computing. I actively recommend against this system.

Anonymous

y'ed u disable youtube comments?!

Anonymous

Can this CoolIT ECO Advanced Liquid Cooling CPU Cooler install on AMD FM1 Motherboard? (ASUS F1A75-V PRO)

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I am pretty curious towards this cooling kit. Hmmm....

I do like the adjustable parts to screw on the different socket types :)

Anonymous

THEY LEAK SO BETTER KEEP AWAY FROM IT AND THEY WONT PAY YOU FOR THE DAMAGE
(MOTHERBOARD,CPU,RAM,VIDEOCARDS,ETC) THEY SAID IN ON THE WARRANTY!! ONLY WILL REPLACE THE COOLING UNIT, SO BETTER GUYS KEEP AWAY FROM THIS ECO ALC

Anonymous

I don't know which one to choose for my i5 750 on a GD-65 MSI motherboard.

Noctua NH-D14 air cooling or the Coolit ECO with 2 Coolink SWiF2-120P fans. As thermal compound, one of my friends has got Arctic Silver 5, even though, the NT-H1 is the same.

Anonymous

I don't know which one to choose for my i5 750 on a GD-65 MSI motherboard.

Noctua NH-D14 air cooling or the Coolit ECO with 2 Coolink SWiF2-120P fans. As thermal compound, one of my friends has got Arctic Silver 5, even though, the NT-H1 is the same.

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Great review again.
I have this product recently bought about two weeks ago.
But I do not get these fantastic temps with my i7 920 clocked at 3.8 (v2.9)
'My idles are 43 44 45 Celsius.
Pump speed is about 4200rpm
(connected the pumps cable to my scythe fan controller with display)

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Hi 

I was just wondering i Have a Gigabyte MA770T-UD3P DDR3 AM3 motherboard..

I was wondering if this heatsink would work

Anonymous

Nice pruduct but not impressive to me
My i7 920 was running idle at 45 50 celsius with a Noctua twin fan tower.
With this water cooling set up its about the same slightly lower idle.
Core i7 920@4ghz

I am talking about warm swedish summer, room temperature 22-23 celsius.
I do not know..
I have not dared to play any games and run the system hot.

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I have never used a liquid cooling setup and have always been afraid of leaks. This however looks safe and easy.

Thanks for the unboxing video and review video Rodney! 

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I prefer Corsair instead due to the good lookingness and the performance. And I live in The Netherlands so I couldn't join in the giveaway anyways.

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Anonymous

CoolIT Eco A.L.C € 64,90* In the Netherlands nice price! although the CoolIT VANTAGE A.L.C. comes in at € 119,90* just for some temp stats? thats a lot i Think.

Anonymous

whats better for cooling a normal quad core CPU this or the corsair h50

Anonymous

Hello

I was looking at the coolit site, and I could not find any info on the measurements.
What are the measurements of the radiator, and how long are the tubing?

My mATX system is quite cramped, and I would hate to try and lengthen the tubing myself.

Keep up the good work Rodney!

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@ the M-ATX user, the radiator fits on a 120mm fan, unless your m-atx case uses a 120mm fan, it won't fit. You cannot use this on 90 mm or 92 mm fans.
 

Anonymous

can the pump be powered from a molex connector?

Anonymous

I have an Intel DG35EC motherboard, an Intel Core 2 Quad 3GHz, 8MB ram, Quadro FX 580 GPU, 160G HDD, 1 multicard reader, 1 PCI sound card, and a 350watt PSU, will this PSU be enough to power these pump? I really need to cool off my CPU. If not, what do you advice?
Thank you.

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I have A Thermaltake 760is liquid cooling system. It is soon time for me to replace the coolant. What liquid coolant do you recommend using.  I currently have the Thermaltake Bigwater coolant (bottle that came with the kit) installed.  What is the best liquid coolant applicable for my setup. I was also wondering if it would be wise to install a water block onto a 5870 xfx xxx and then install that into my cooling system loop. 

Anonymous

pure 100% alcohol. (moonshine)
it's the best.

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Great review! I just installed one of these bad boys in my PC and it works great! I jumped from 51c CPU temp to 31c CPU temp. Awesome buy.

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Its awesome buy ...nice in depth review...keep it up man....

Whiski
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looks really awesome... but i heard there is gonna be another version, more expensive but with an temp display. More advanced in general. This true?

Anonymous

That's true its called the Vantage and it'll be out next month (http://www.coolitsystems.com/index.php/en/vantage.html).

As for ECO, you can save $20 bucks right now and buy it at Newegg for $55!

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To bad it's a 20$ rebate...

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There is no risk of leak ;D Nice Review !

Anonymous

I like the look of this cooler, but the Corsair H50 also interests me... But... I really want to know how safe either of those kits are?... I mean one leak and your pc is ruined!

I know that either kit can be had for around $65 canadian, and strangely if I were looking to get a more traditional heat pipe cooler my price limit would be more like $45 and not $65. So the big question is, is it worth getting one of these kits instead of say a Scythe Mugen 2

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Yes, these types of ALC's (Advanced Liquid Cooling) will outperform air coolers. So definitely worth the extra money.

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3dGameMan wrote:

Yes, these types of ALC's (Advanced Liquid Cooling) will outperform air coolers. So definitely worth the extra money.

So, do you think it beats my V8 cooler?

Anonymous

This is kind of off the topic so Rodney may wants to delete it, but it was just too good to forget it:
I watched the video review on youtube and CC on. Instead of "Whats included with the main unit is a quick installation guide" it says "what with the main unit is a crooked election guy" ^^

Anonymous

I just had to check that for myself for the lulz. Sure enough....

http://i41.tinypic.com/2w1vatc.png

Tiv
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LOL.. that's a good one.

3dGameMan
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Yea, YouTube's machine translation is very poor at this point. And I might just disable it.

massau
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just a question about liquid cooling if there is no leak,hole, than do you need to  the couland or not to be more specific its about costume liquid cooling

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Well, there really shouldn't be a leak, but if there is the warranty would take care of that.

Anonymous

WELL THAT'S NOT TRUE, THEY WILL REPLACE IT, BUT IF THERE IS A DAMAGE ON YOUR GPU, CPU, MB,RAM, VIDEO CARDS,ETCEWTC,THEY WON'T REPLACE IT ACCORDING TO THEIR WARRANTY, SO PLEASE GUYS KEEP AWAY FROM WATER COOLING SPECALLY THE COOLIT ECO A.L.C. MINE DID A LOT OF DAMAGE TO MY PC

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3dGameMan wrote:

Well, there really shouldn't be a leak, but if there is the warranty would take care of that.

i mean whit costume liquid cooling you said that you need to refill but if there is no leak than you don't need to refill or ?

Anonymous

I'm very interested in getting a small water cooling unit for my PC, just like this, as the stock Intel cooler doesn't cut it at all now that I OC'd it, and I do a lot of the @home stuff from Boinc so my CPU is almost always running at 100%.

What would be your estimated temps with an i5 750 @ 2.97Ghz? My max I've got is 97C which worried me alot, idle is about 40C.

And also, I read somewhere a while ago that an extra fan may be needed for the powerblocks around the CPU as the air coming from the CPU cooler cools them aswell, am I right or is this not an issue? I have lots of cooling in my case already (Antec 1200) don't know if that helps things :P

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Can't say for sure what the CPU temp would be for this on that CPU, because it depends on many factors, but should be will be better than any air cooler.

If you have excellent case air circulation, not really required.

Anonymous

this cooler korea sale?

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As much as I'd love to buy one of these coolers I just can't get past the risk of water leaking into my computer system. Unless they provide a full warranty for my whole system I'd rather not think about using this product. However I don't understand why a company like CoolIT can't use a Non-conductive cooling fluid? This one fact alone would get the people like myself, that have much to lose, to feel safer and thus we will buy your coolers. I would pay the extra 13 or 20$ for this liquid below to be installed into this cooler.

 

PrimoChill PC ICE Non-Conductive Water Cooling Fluid http://www.xoxide.com/primoice-nonconductive-fluid-clear.html
Anonymous

The main advantage i see over AIR coolers is that it doesn’t put between 1 and 3 pounds on the motherboard, i hate those big a.. coolers , and being afraid of my MB breaking under transport, i build systems for others and i swear by small H2O’s over AIR, i would love to see a dual fan system (2x120mm long radiator) instead of single one, but that’s just me ;)

Cash.

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Its a nice cooler that comes at an affordable price tag. I don`t know why people complain.. troll

AFR – Alternate Frame Rendering/Annualized Failure Rate!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternate_Frame_Rendering

Anonymous

a technic question: can i put this product in horizontal position??? let's say on the top of the case