Review: Alphacool Thermal paste linup

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The test configuration:

Here’s the configuration that will be used for the test:

  • Motherboard: Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Tachyon (BIOS Z790 Tachyon X6V)
  • Processor: INTEL CORE I5 13900K
  • Memory : 2x16gb SK Hynix A die
  • Graphics card: Gainward RTX 4090 Phantom Alphacool Core
  • Cooling system: Watercool Heatkiller IV PRO MO-RA3 420
  • SSD: Western Digital SN850 500gb
  • Power supply: be quiet! Dark Power Pro 12 1200W
  • Operating system: Windows 11 64-bit (version 21H2)
  • Display: Millenium MD34-PRO V2

Cooling is provided by a Watercool MO-RA3 420 radiator with nine Arctic P14 fans. The pump used is a Watercool D5 PWM mounted on a Watercool Heakiller tube D5 200mm reservoir. The whole system is controlled by an Aquacomputer Octo and an Aquacomputer high flow USB flowmeter.