Alphacool NexXxoS Cool Answer 360 LT/ST - kit

Alphacool NexXxoS Cool Answer 360 LT/ST - kit

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Product Overview Alphacool‘s kits of the latest generation, tailored to customer requirements!
The Alphacool complete cooling kits consist of carefully chosen Alphacool products which maximize usability for you. The “Cool Answer” complete cooling kits are the answer to both small cooling requirements as well as large system with multi-core processors and/or extremely over-clocked systems. Alphacool can look back on more than 10 years of experience, resulting in ideally configured cooling systems.
The current kits differ in the reservoir/pump combination and in radiator size respectively radiator thickness. The LT/ST kits consist of the latest Alphacool DC-LT pump in combination with a 5.25” slot-in reservoir. A 30mm thick full-copper radiator from the ST series completes the LT/ST cooling kits.
DDC/XT kits offer the proven Laing-DDC pump with a higher pump performance as well as a 45mm thick XT radiator for additionally improved cooling power.

At the core of the water cooling system: The CPU water block
The new Alphacool NexXxoS XP³ has risen to the top of the water cooling charts (as of September 2012, source: Xtremesystems water cooling charts) and has beaten the competition. The patented cross-slot technology of the popular NexXxoS XP was developed even further, improving both flow rate as well as cooling performance. The water block is compatible with all current sockets on both Intel and AMD Mainboards. Two mounting brackets are included with the water block and can be exchanged without having to disassemble the water block.

The motor of the water cooling system: The pump
Alphacool has implemented a new concept for pump installation with the DC-LT by enlarging the proven Repack reservoir and integrating the pump into the rear of the reservoir. The DC-LT pump has an impressive pressure head of 2.2m at 12V and is fully functional even at a water temperature of 65°C. The pump has a very low power consumption of only 4.9W and can be connected directly to the Mainboard via a 3-Pin plug, just like a fan. With the included adapter you can run the pump with 5V or 7V to reduce the volume.

The tank of the water cooling system: The reservoir
Having been redesigned, the Repack reservoir for DC-LT pumps is a true optical highlight. Up to four 5mm LEDs (not included) can be integrated to create unique lighting effects within your system. Filling is quick and easy with the top-side filling opening. At the rear, up to 2 DC-LT pumps (only one included) can be installed. This allows for extra pump performance to be added at a later point in time, whilst maintaining whisper-quiet operation.

Heat dissipation for the water cooling system: The radiator
Alphacool‘s NexXxoS XT45 Full Copper radiators are a completely new development from Alphacool and offer the unique feature of copper fins, copper channels and copper chambers. Up until now it was standard to manufacture only the fins from copper, and all other components from brass. But Alphacool went one step further! As a result, the new Alphacool radiators established themselves as the new standard for high quality and cooling performance in many tests. Depending on the set configuration, different radiator sizes are included (Single, Dual, Triple or Quad).

Connection elements in the water cooling system: Tubing and fittings
Alphacool utilizes the large 13/10mm tubing size for the Cool Answer kits, allowing maximum flow rates. The “deep black” fittings in combinations with the clear tubing create an elegant high-end look. The other components included with the Cool Answer kits are coolant, fans and an ATX bridging plug. The proven coolant CKC Cape Kelvin Catcher is used undiluted and filled directly into the system. For the radiators, suitable quiet fans are included. During the first filling of the cooling loop, the ATX bridging plug can be used to start the power supply without turning on the computer to allow the pump to run for de-aeration.

Mounting and expandability
After installation of the CPU water block reservoir and radiator, the included tubing must be cut to suitable lengths (e.g. with a tubing cutter or Stanley knife, not included) and installed. Additional components such as mainboard or graphics card water blocks can always be integrated into the cooling loop later. Hence the Alphacool Cool Answer complete cooling kit is the ideal starting point for a successful start into the world of computer water cooling.
We offer three different types of kits: Economy, Business and First Class. Just as in air travel, each class has its very own appeal! Of course each class offers exceptional value, meaning that you will of course get more performance when spending more money. Every user should always think about what is planned with the cooling system and choose a suitable system accordingly. Features This kit includes:
1x Alphacool NexXxoS XP³ Light - Acetal Edition - Intel/AMD
1x Alphacool Repack - Dual DC-LT - 5,25 Single Bay Station – without pump
1x Alphacool DC-LT Ceramic - 12V DC - pump - bulk version
1x Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 Full Copper 360mm
3x Alphacool tubing AlphaTube HF 13/10 (3/8"ID) - clear
6x 13/10 (10x1,5mm) compression fitting G1/4” – matte black
3x 120mm fan approx. 1300rpm ( 120x120x25mm )
1x Coolant Clear 1000ml
1x ATX bridging plug (24 Pin)
Specifications
Specifications
Socket Compatibility
  • 1150
  • 1155
  • 1156
  • 1366
  • 2011
  • 775
  • AM2/AM2+
  • AM3/AM3+
Base Material Copper
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Weight  
Warranty

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For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions

Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Scan
Telephone:
08714724747
TekSpek Guides
Overclocking
Overclocking
Date Issued: 20th Oct 2008

This TekSpek explains why you’d want to overclock your graphics board, the risks in doing so and how you can go about doing it.

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Watercooling
Watercooling
Date Issued: 19th Jun 2008

Watercooling for the PC has been around for years in some form or another, for at least as long as Scan have been in business, with basic physics defining why you want to use it. That means for air cooling, to cope with increasing temperature in the heatsink you need to move the air across it faster. That is why thermostatically controlled fans in your PC will turn faster the hotter something gets.

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System Noise Reduction
System Noise Reduction
Date Issued: 5th Mar 2007

Anybody who has been near their share of computer systems will appreciate that not all systems make the same amount of noise. There are a number of reasons for why this is so. Firstly, a computer makes noise for different reasons. Generally, anything mechanical is going to make noise.

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Reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by If you buy it get a different pump and resiviour! This product is good yet bad, the rad with the fans is amazing and it provides sufficient cooling, I'm running a amd 9370FX 8core cpu with 2 xfx 7870 Radeon graphics cards on the same loop which o would recommend getting another rad but in all they're running at nothing higher than 60degrees all within the same loop which is decent. The pump and the resiviour I do not recommend at all! The pump is rediculously loud and the resiviour is to difficult to fill up properly and getting air trapped from the res is something else, also it creates a vortex which it shouldn't do, I don't think the pump that comes with it is good enough for to loop. So I'd recommend getting a res and pump combo or a phobea pump and phobea res as they're of high quality and are more decent and quieter, if you have enough space ofcourse otherwise get a combo. 25 March 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by very good starter kit I brought this kit being a neurotic pc owner worried about overheating . Firstly packing and dispatch was excellent. the kit arrived in a few days. I had to wait to install it as i'd asked a friend to give me a hand, although i could have done it myself as it's pretty straight forward. we put the loom together everything you need comes with the kit (except hose cutters) or in my case big scissors. The fittings work great no leakage at all, they fit well to the radiator and reservoir both of which are very good. the cpu block fitted well as I was moving from a hydro cooler. There's more than enough hose I have plenty left over, coolant as well just under half a bottle left, and I've been running my rig non stop for over a month now without needing to top it up. The one let down is the pump it is a bit noisy, but after a while it settles down. It will be noisy at a cold start or resuming form sleep, but will dissipate after about 30 seconds. Did it cool my system down 30c on idle 45c to 52c going full bore and thats on some of the hottest days of the year so far. it'll do. one last item the bypass clip if you don't have one get one, so very useful even if you don't have a water cooled PC. 17 July 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by an amazing cooling setup the kit has every thing you need and the instructions are grate although a bit out of date as there are parts that are no longer needed but still mentioned. like the pump rubber seal is pre attached and a different sharp. the kit did not fit in my corsair 450d as it has only got 2 5.25" bays and i need 2 90 degree bends and another rad at the back for it to fit in my case i have it on top at the moment . my temps are so good i have my i7 4790k @4.7ghz @ 1.26v and i hit 55c max. i did have a h100i with corsair sp120 led fans and at 4.6ghz and i hit 100c and throttled. 27 January 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good as first WC,upgradeable!Fast delivery. Hello After using it for cooling my CPU(temp droped by about 20C) and reading some more info about WC.I can say what this one is good quality and efficient for cooling CPU.Now I am thinking to connect GPU to make system quieter but I have a feeling what I would have to get additional radiator and maybe second pump to make sure cooling is efficient and flow is fast.I think I'll connect GPU first and see temp results. Quality of this system is good.It feels at every step of mounting process. Last time I've ordered from scan.co.uk in 2008 and I see they still on the market and still with competitive prices.Nice to see it as I've been monitored this website for all this years. Thx. 07 October 2014
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If you have a water cooled ready R9 then yes but you will need to buy some T Fittings and maybe some fittings as well as there are only six in this kit. CPU loop only.

If you have an AC R9 well that's a block to add as well.

The rad and pump should handle both.
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Yes it can but I'd recommend a different pump and res because they're rather noisy and the res creates a swirling motion which lets air get into the loop, I have 2 xfx7870 graphics cards and a 8core AMD 9370 cpu
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Alphacool NexXxoS Cool Answer 360 LT/ST - kit
Alphacool NexXxoS Cool Answer 360 LT/ST - kit