| ||Thread Tools|
|28th June 2007, 01:15||#1|
Join Date: May 2002
Swiftech Apogee GT CPU Water Block
Trends in waterblock design don't change often. Until recently, it was thought that jet-impingement was the best way to go for achieving the lowest temperature when cooling a processor. Then came along quad-core CPUs, and it became evident that we must look at other ways of cooling these beasts – their core surface is very large, so waterblock designers were forced to return to old-school, large surface area waterblocks. The Apogee GT is one of the first blocks that attempts to offer jet-impingement performance from a block relying on a simple array of copper pins – can it succeed?
|28th June 2007, 16:09||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2005
The real performance advantage of the Apogee GT(X)'es are with quad core processors. They explain so themselves on the first page, give it a nice theory... and then go ahead and test it on an opteron...
I can tell you though that the performance of the apogee - when applied to a quad core - is indeed superior to the NexXxos XP from Alphacool (the original, not the highflow).
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Swiftech Apogee XT CPU Water Block||jmke||WebNews||0||22nd April 2010 14:00|
|[M] Swiftech Apogee XT High End CPU Water Block Review||jmke||WebNews||1||30th December 2009 10:18|
|Swiftech Apogee XT High End CPU Water Block Review||jmke||Articles & Howto's||0||30th December 2009 09:38|
|Swiftech Apogee XT Water Block Grabs Performance Crown||jmke||WebNews||3||23rd October 2009 05:23|
|Swiftech Apogee XT CPU Water Block Released||jmke||WebNews||1||9th October 2009 12:25|
|Swiftech Apogee GTZ Water Block Review||jmke||WebNews||0||11th September 2008 10:57|
|Swiftech Apogee GT Water Block||jmke||WebNews||0||25th January 2007 10:30|
|Swiftech Storm G4 CPU Water Block||jmke||WebNews||0||6th December 2005 12:50|
|Asetek Antarctica CPU Water Block||jmke||WebNews||0||1st September 2004 16:08|
|PolarFLO TT Series CPU Chrome water block||Sidney||WebNews||8||5th August 2004 19:31|