Test setup and results …
The test system consists of the following components …
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Processor|
|AMD Mainboard||MSI X470 Gaming M7 AC|
|RAM||2x 8GB Patriot Viper DDR4 3200MHz CL16|
|Enclosure||Corsair Crystal 680X (closed)|
|Ambient temperature||approx. 25 °C|
The temperature was tested using Prime95 in the latest version 29.4 Build 8. The ambient temperature was 25°C. The Prime95 load was maintained until no temperature increase was detected for 5 minutes.
You can see very well that the 240 mm version of the Enermax Liqmax III already delivers a much better performance, although the fans of the test sample ran slower. Depending on the speed the cooling performance was between 6-10° better than the smaller Enermax Liqmax III 120 RGB AIO.
Moreover, the Enermax Liqmax III 240 RGB is very quiet and can hardly be heard out of a closed system, especially because of the comparatively low rotating fans. The volume is only 30dBA with a calibrated smartphone app, which corresponds to the whisper of a human being. A quiet condo has an average of 45dBA. Thus, the 240 mm version is slightly louder than the 120 mm version. With double the number of fans, this was to be expected. Comparative values can be taken from the noise protection tables.
Enermax Liqmax III 240 RGB Result and general impression …