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Thermaltake CLW0217
7.4 out of 10

Thermaltake CLW0217

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Overall 4
4.0

Eventual Leak

Anonymous, Newegg
23 March 2016
  • Pros: Very quiet, easy to install.
  • Cons: Developed a leak after 2 years.
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Overall 10
10

Still running perfect

Drew B., Newegg
19 February 2016
  • Summary: I have been extremely happy with this liquid cooler. I have used it since january of 2014 and after 2 years it is still keeping my i7 cool as necessary.
  • Pros: -Extreme cooling -Not too loud
  • Cons: -Nothing I can think of.
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Overall 4
4.0

Do not buy, will fail on you.

Geoffrey P., Newegg
12 August 2015
  • Pros: Worked well for a while
  • Cons: Failed on me after 3 years. And they only carry a 1 year warranty. Just a word of caution. If you must have an All In One water cooling solution go with Corsair or some other company that stands behind their product with at least a 3 year warranty. I'm switching to a Noctua NH-D15 (air cooled w/ ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great price/performance

nicholas a., Newegg
27 May 2015
  • Summary: Overall I've been very satisfied with this product and would purchase it again. It won't knock your socks off, but it does its job and it does it well for a very affordable price.
  • Pros: Using to cool my i7-3770k which is at 4.6Ghz. Temps never get out of hand and I've been running the CPU for 3 years now, so the heat hasn't destroyed it. Temps under load are usually in the 60C-80C range, and under max Prime95 testing I don't believe I ever saw temps above ~85C
  • Cons: I'd like to have better cooling performance, but I believe I got what I paid for. I also made sure to replace the cheap fans that come with this model with some Corsair quiet SP120 fans in order to cut down on the noise a bit.
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Overall 2
2.0

BE AWARE

Phillip P., Newegg
31 January 2015
  • Summary: I used to have a great deal of respect for Thermaltake. I will never buy any of their products again.
  • Pros: Cools well when new.
  • Cons: Low quality coolant caused a coolant flow failure and damaged my cpu due to fungus growing in it's "closed system". I expected way more than the paltry 1 1/2 years of service I got from this poorly assembled product. The radiator/reservoir was full but plugged with fungus. Obviously an anti-fungi...
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Overall 10
10

super cool

James B., Newegg
29 August 2014
  • Pros: excellent cooling provided by this it keeps my 3820 cpu overclocked at 4.6 very cool 0 issues out of the product as well
  • Cons: haha what cons
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst installation of any product I've ever used.

James E., Newegg
25 August 2014
  • Summary: Garbage. The installation is ridiculously complex, and I have 5+ years building PCs.
  • Pros: It's a piece of absolute junk.
  • Cons: It's an absolute piece of TRASH.
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Overall 10
10

Anazing

Chelsie W., Newegg
19 April 2014
  • Pros: Easy to Install, 5-10 tops even if you don't know what you're doing ( after figuring out which screws go where) Software is easy to use Dual fans are super quiet & efficient I purchased this for my AMD 8-core processor, I would highly recommend it to anyone who doesn't want to blow dust onto thei...
  • Cons: The radiator is massive so it's not ideal for someone with limited space. If you have the space to put it, I highly recommend this cooler
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Overall 8
8.0

Big and efficient

Leslie J., Newegg
9 April 2014
  • Summary: The radiator on this unit is very thick. Make sure this fits in your case before buying!
  • Pros: Super efficient cooler. Fans are surprisingly efficient and provide good performance with low noise. Download the latest software to take control the unit. Easy to use and well designed software. Installation process easier than the one use with the Corsair H100 Silent profile is... silent! Silen...
  • Cons: On medium and High profile a strident noise become audible. Since I don't need run the cooler at these profiles it doesn't matter much. Still, I just hope that this isn't a bad sign.
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Overall 10
10

quiet pleasure

James, Newegg
31 March 2014
  • Summary: I bought this unit for my new build in December 2012 on super sale for $79 after rebate. it is cooling a AMD 8350. It cools the cpu off effortlessly on the silent setting. The software was easy to install and set up.
  • Pros: Very quiet on low and quiet on medium speeds. Hi speed Gets the job done but is a little noisy. Automatically adjusts performance in relation to liquid temp. Has never ramped past 30%.
  • Cons: None
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