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Lian Li Galahad 240 AIO

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Lian Li brazenly enters the all-in-one liquid cooler market with their Galahad 240. Featuring a brushed aluminium radiator shroud along with a white and silver design, it certainly stands out visually. It's not only pretty looks, performance is quite compelling as well.

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Just a nit pick, perfect GPU clearance and easy to install, if you don't mind the radiator being upside down with the hoses at the top.
I understand it's case specific in this circumstance due to the length of the hoses, but I would rather it mounted horizontally or with the hoses at the base of the radiator if vertical.
 
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If hoses would be at the base of the radiator (vertical) then it would be below the pump and that's not good for the unit.
Everyone i've heard so far says that if the hoses are at the bottom, then the air inside the unit would be at the top of the radiator and thus it would never be sucked in by the pump.
 

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maybe it looks good but it is way too loud
By default yes but with the fan profile set by the user and with noise levels limited to around 45-46 dBA temps increased by just 2C in the FPU load test. Which when looking at the majority of results means the cooler offered good noise optimized performance.
 
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Performance is great for a first entry into this crowded market, but I really hate the aluminium/chrome, it's just jarring next to the white.

Any idea who makes the fans? I assume it's not Lian-Li themselves, they just slapped their logo on 'em.

If hoses would be at the base of the radiator (vertical) then it would be below the pump and that's not good for the unit.
Untrue.
 

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By default yes but with the fan profile set by the user and with noise levels limited to around 45-46 dBA temps increased by just 2C in the FPU load test. Which when looking at the majority of results means the cooler offered good noise optimized performance.
45dBA is like a Jet, Arctic at 100% fan speed is just 42dBA
 
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