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Overclockers UK 8Pack Asteroid System Review

We use CPUID HWMonitor to measure the maximum CPU and GPU temperature after a 10 minute AIDA64 full system stress test. After that we then let the system idle for a further 10 minutes before recording the minimum CPU and GPU temperatures. Room temperature was held constant at 24 degrees celsius for the duration of this testing.

OCUK_Asteroid_tempsv2

Temperatures vary depending on which surface you choose to place the Asteroid on. Scenario #1 has the system on very thin carpet tiles and this clearly hinders cooling performance, placement on a thicker carpet or rug would obviously hinder things further. Scenario #2 is on a flat hard surface, a desk to be precise, and here the results are about 8 degrees better under load thanks to the improvement in airflow at the bottom of the case.

Placement of the OCUK Asteroid is crucial given the bottom-exhaust design of the dual-radiator watercooling loop.

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