To quickly recap from the test method, restriction is what determines your loop flow rate and typically, less restriction (higher flow) is better. The pressure drop data table is pretty much the same as our V1 bench, just a little easier on the eyes. Charts on the other hand are the product of countless feedback from the forum community to put more reference curves on the charts, single curve alone was boring. I hope that this helps paint the picture for you…
HWLabs GTX360 and Thermochill PA120.3 are included for comparison. Serial flow… that is all.
The main piece of the data supplement here. All of the now standard data tables and charts from V2 of the radiator test bench.
For all radiators included in our V2 Bench testing, a simple comparison is providided. We take a look at only the 1.6GPM flow rate, but C/W and Watts dissipated for a 10C delta are included. Following the norm, we have the Swiftech MCR320 and Thermochill PA120.3 in the charts as well..
Keep in mind that required five pumps in serial just to have the data. However, the heat dissipation was not anywhere near as awful as I thought it was going to be. Surprisingly enough I did not have a single test that reached the safety limit.