You are here: Home > COMPUTER ARTICLES > The Asetek 690LX-PN Liquid Cooler is a Serious Step Above the AIO Competition


Back to all articles


The Asetek 690LX-PN Liquid Cooler Socket 3647 is a Serious Step Above the AIO Competition

Published:


Water cooling has come a long way and this monster from Asetek is the pinnacle of plug-and-play water cooling for professional computing applications. If youíve got a hot Xeon W, this is just the chilling upgrade you need to make the most of it. We remember a time when liquid cooling in the PC industry was something crazy people did with nothing to lose. Repurposed car radiators and medical tubing were just some of the components early pioneers of desktop liquid cooling used to push their systems to the limit. Just a few years later and PC liquid cooling is a highly-standardized industry. You can buy reservoirs, tubing, heatsinks and everything else you need from various manufacturers and be assured that they will work together. The actual design and construction of a full-on liquid cooling setup is now also easy enough that most moderately tech-savvy users can do it. Still, custom liquid cooling is hardly mainstream, but thanks to the rise of AIO (all-in-one) water cooling,itís as easy as installing any normal air-cooler. We use man gaming-grade AIO coolers in our builds, with the Corsair Hydro products being particularly good. Things could be better though and there arenít any truly professional grade AIO options out there. At least not until now, with the Asetek 690LX-PN.




Asetek Doesnít Lose Its Cool

Asetek may not be a household name for most people reading this, but their coolers are no joke. This particular AIO was actually co-developed with Intel for use with the Xeon W-3175X. In case you didnít know, thatís a 28-core 3.1Ghz - 3.8Ghz demon, with a TDP of 255W.

To handle such a CPU furnace, Asetek have built a cooler with a 360mm copper radiator and three 120mm fans to suck the heat out of it. In fact, copper is used generously throughout the cooler, which is one of the main reasons it commands a premium price.





The heatsink place is also made from this amazingly-conductive metal and that makes this cooler insanely good at moving heat out of the CPU die and into the outside world. That 255W TDP is nothing to the 690LC-PN, which is designed to handle up to 500W of energy. Remember, this is a plug-and-play solution. You never have to fill it or do any maintenance.

So sure are Asetek that this cooler will go the distance, that they have backed it with a 2-year warranty. Compared to a custom liquid cooling solution this is cheaper, simpler and more compact. Allowing for professional grade machines that are smaller and quieter, without the labor costs and maintenance regime and with nearly as much cooling performance. Asetek have produced a game-changer here and every professional computer user should sit up and take notice.






LIST OF COMPATIBLE WORKSTATIONS


Sort By:
1
Titan W3175X - Intel Xeon W Skylake - Six Channel Memory & up to 28 Cores Extreme Performance Workstation PC
Titan W3175X - Intel Xeon W Skylake - Six Channel Memory & up to 28 Cores Extreme Performance Workstation PC
Starting Price: $8,060.00


Titan W3175X - Intel Xeon W Skylake - Six Channel Memory & up to 28 Cores Extreme Performance Workstation PC

Sometimes the only thing that matters is performance. Not price, not practicality, but raw speed. If we are talking cars, names like Ferrari and Lamborghini come to mind. When weíre talking workstations, well the Titan W-3174X is our hyper-car dream expressed as a workstation computer.


more info
Titan Vulcan 28 - Intel Xeon W-3175X  28 Cores Overclocked to 4.6GHz Extreme Performance Workstation Computer
Titan Vulcan 28 - Intel Xeon W-3175X 28 Cores Overclocked to 4.6GHz Extreme Performance Workstation Computer
Starting Price: $8,860.00


Titan Vulcan 28 - Intel Xeon W-3175X 28 Cores Overclocked to 4.6GHz Extreme Performance Workstation Computer

Everyone deserves to live up to their potential. To throw off the limits society imposes on them and push themselves to their true limits. If that can be true for people, why not for the workstations used by those people? As one of our limited, custom overclocked workstations, the Vulcan 28 has been carefully built from hand-selected components to far exceed the limits of a mere label. Twenty-eight Xeon W cores, pushed to an eye-watering 4.6Ghz and then chilled to perfection. Thereís nothing else quite like this on any shelf. Anywhere. Covered by our peerless warranty and aftermarket service, the Vulcan 28 goes beyond the performance that mere money can buy.



more info
   
 
1
Your Price:

Qty:

$1,595.00