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    Default Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Personal computers have taken a big leap since the Pentium 4’s era. We no longer have beige enclosures, mismatched colored motherboards, bare-galvanized PSUs without sleeved cables...etc.Today’s computer modders and builders not only want performance and reliability but also aesthetics. Strategically selected components and color schemes are important for the build. From the enclosures down to the wires, everything has to be cosmetic. Some even spend countless hours sleeving every single wire in the system. Computer components have been gradually becoming more efficient and cooler running. In fact,air coolers have improved in design so much they’re getting almost as efficient AIO water coolers, yet they cost much less. However, on the other hand, DIY water cooling is undergoing a renaissance. Colorful boutique designs are back in fashion. To meet the demand, Primochill released its new Compression Tube Reservoir lineup and the Intensifier Liquid Dyes. Primochill has built a reputation by making solid Primoflex LRT tubing. Their the new product lines have grown, adding to Primochill’s portfolio.This brings us today’s article. Today on the test-bench we have the Primochill 240mm CTR reservoir, sporting various fluorescent colors and UV actives. It makes a perfect option for modders and water cooling enthusiasts who also want to dress up their system.

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    Good review Tony, I see you found and mentioned issues that were not mentioned in other reviews.

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Nice review Tony thanks for posting

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Great review Tony!
    like you mentioned a bit expensive after you add in the optional goodies...
    I do like the design of the advance res.

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    great review. i was looking at this and the EK Res X3
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Great review Tony!

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Tony, you mentioned that 4x 3/4" compressions couldn't be used on the same end. Your photo shows 2. My question is: Even with just two 3/4" compressions, do stop fittings have enough clearance to close up the two open ports? (2x comps, 2x stop fittings.) That looks really close.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Good review Tony, I see you found and mentioned issues that were not mentioned in other reviews.
    They're bias reviews, they didn't even test the res and award it with the top choice.

    Quote Originally Posted by Solara2xb View Post
    Great review Tony!
    like you mentioned a bit expensive after you add in the optional goodies...
    I do like the design of the advance res.
    Primochill does sell the end-caps separately, so you can actually purchase them find the proper tube size and make your own res.

    Quote Originally Posted by TeeBlack View Post
    great review. i was looking at this and the EK Res X3
    As now, in my opinion the EK X3 res is better option because it has better value.

    Quote Originally Posted by Earthmonger View Post
    Tony, you mentioned that 4x 3/4" compressions couldn't be used on the same end. Your photo shows 2. My question is: Even with just two 3/4" compressions, do stop fittings have enough clearance to close up the two open ports? (2x comps, 2x stop fittings.) That looks really close.
    Good question, to be honest; because the res didn't come with port-plugs and I didn't have any spare one at the time of the review, therefore I didn't really test it. But I can verify it and let you know later on. However, I can't confirm on the Bitspower plugs because I only have Koolance ones. Koolance plugs are smaller than Bitspower.

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    Great review I really love your pics and the Pure OC intro on the video as well
    Great job my friend

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    Great review Tony, i really wish these were cheaper. I was wanting a res with color since ill be using distilled water and no dye.

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    Ah right, I was going to mention that and forgot: thanks for the video, Tony. Nice to see PureOC stepping up their game.

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    I like it. Love the red.Just a bit pricy.

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Hey Guys, I did receive a package from Primochill today, so it looks like Giveaway time is starting next month. I have to talk to a couple of other company's and see about getting prizes, but the Primochill Giveaway will be first, so stay tuned for the Giveaway post and photos of the Primochill prizes !

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Here're some pics of the port plugs with a pair of oversize BP compression. It looks like you can't use BP plugs with this combination setup.

    -res_fitting_plugs.jpg-res_fitting_plugs_03.jpg-res_fitting_plugs_02.jpg

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Quote Originally Posted by JamesLT3 View Post
    Great review Tony, i really wish these were cheaper. I was wanting a res with color since ill be using distilled water and no dye.
    Just wait a little bit, I heard Primochill will include the port plugs for the CTR res but when I don't know. You guys may leave the question in the Primochill section.

    BTW, the red blood color (res in the review) is not UV active.

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    Default Re: Primochill – 240mm CTR Reservoir

    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    As now, in my opinion the EK X3 res is better option because it has better value.
    good to know thanks
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