Thermaltake may or may not be planning to bank on that non-issue that Ivy Bridge CPU buyers discovered a couple of weeks back.
If the subtitle wasn't enough to remind you, it was found out that, due to a design choice
on Intel's part, Ivy Bridge CPUs run hotter than Sandy Bridge ones.
Intel basically admitted to this, not that there is actually a problem with the chips themselves.
Even though Ivy Bridge work at a higher temperature, the heat is not actually high enough to be dangerous in any way.
Still, overclockers may find it troublesome, and so might other people, so Thermaltake launched the Water 2.0 All-in-One liquid cooling systems (LCS).
We're certain Thermaltake would have unleashed the newcomers even if this situation hadn't emerged.
Anyway, the LCS Water 2.0 are called all-in-one liquid coolers because they do not need to be connected to any sort of big, external pump.
Instead, they have their own pump integrated in the waterblock, which eliminates the heat drawn out of the GPU by the full copper base plate.
Two 120mm high airflow fans help with the heat dissipation and there is very little coolant loss due to the sealed circulation system and low evaporation tubes.
And now, we finally reach the special assets of each Water 2.0 LCS. First off, the Water 2.0 Performer
has a standard-size 120mm radiator and targets people who are new to the whole liquid cooling idea.
Secondly, the Water 2.0 Pro
has a thicker radiator and aims for mainstream customers that want a strong cooler but don't have a very large case.
The third and final LCS is Water 2.0 Extreme
, with a 240mm radiator, two extra, optional fans and a Windows program that can manage pump speed, fan speed and coolant temperature.