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Prometeia Mach II GT Phase Change Cooler Review

Prometeia Mach II GT Phase Change Cooler Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: If you consider yourself an overclocker, then you already know everything about the Prometeia brand of phase-change coolers, and we really don't have to say a single word more.
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Filed under: Cooling / Heatsinks Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: ECT May 17 2005   Colin Sun  
Home > Reviews > Cooling / Heatsinks > ECT Prometeia Mach II GT

Setup and Assembly

The Prometeia Mach II GT comes assembled, but without the front panel LED display attached. Installing the display is not difficult but you have to remove the front bezel and left side panel first. To take the front off, you must first pull the top of the bezel towards you then slide it upwards. To take off the side panel, remove the four screws and then pull firmly outwards. The side panel is secured with double sided tape as well, so you might have to pull with quite a bit of force - but be careful not to bend the panel in the process.

Once the panels are off, connect the cable to the bottom of the chill control PCB (it only goes in one way) and connect the other side to the LCD.

The LCD screws into place with four screws, and it's pretty secure. When moving the Prometeia though, ECT recommends that you take the LCD off so it doesn't sustain any damage during transportation. There are different screws to accommodate different style case fronts (Enlight or Lian Li), which is why this one part is user installed.

The LCD screen can display a whole slew of information; from processor speed to evaporator temperature and even system load. It connects to the PC via an internal USB cable, so that from within Windows the display can also be customized to show pretty much whatever you'd like with the Control Centre software. We'll take a look at the software in detail a bit later in the review.

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Contents of Article: ECT Prometeia Mach II GT
 Pg 1.  Prometeia Mach II GT Phase Change Cooler Review
 Pg 2.  The Showroom Impression
 Pg 3.  Refrigeration Cooling 101
 Pg 4.  — Setup and Assembly
 Pg 5.  Inside the Prometeia Mach II GT
 Pg 6.  Compressor by Danfoss
 Pg 7.  Room for Improvements
 Pg 8.  The Prometeia Mach II GT Software
 Pg 9.  The Mounting Kit
 Pg 10.  Mounting the Cold Head
 Pg 11.  Mounting PC Case to Prometeia Chassis
 Pg 12.  Overclocking With a Mach II GT!

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