Thermaltake Water 3.0 Ultimate AIO CPU Cooler Review


Legit Reviews Test System

Before taking a look at the installation and temperatures, let’s take a quick look at the test system used for this test. The test system is running an Intel i5-4690K processor on a Gigabyte Z97M Gaming-5 motherboard, pushing the processor to 4.4GHz. All testing was done using a fresh install of Windows 8.1 64-bit on a Samsung EVO 750GB SSD.


Intel Z97 Test Platform:

This is what CPU-Z tells us about the test system.


Here is a quick look at the test system we’ll be doing the testing on.

Intel LGA1050 Test Platform
Component Brand/Model Live Pricing
Processor Intel Core i5-4690K Click Here
Motherboard Gigabyte Z97MX Gaming-5 Click Here
Case NZXT Razer H440 Click Here
Memory Kingston HyperX Blu DDR3 1866MHz Click Here
Video Card eVGA GTX 970 SC Click Here
Hard Drive Samsung Evo 750GB SSD Click Here
Storage Drive 2 Western Digital 3TB Red NAS Click Here
Keyboard Corsair K60 Click Here
Mouse Thermaltake Level 10 Click Here
Power Supply Thermaltake Smart M850W Click Here
Operating System Windows 8.1 64-Bit Click Here

Time to check out the installation and testing of the Water 3.0 Ultimate.