ASUS is a company just about every PC enthusiast knows or has owned a product of—the company is an industry juggernaut, to say the least. Producing not only laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, and displays, the company has in recent years also expanded into the liquid-cooling market with all-in-one liquid coolers. The first product in that series to gain acclaim was the original ROG Ryujin series of liquid coolers, which featured an OLED display and typical ASUS ROG styling. Since then, the company has expanded its AIO offerings, not only offering extreme solutions, but more typical mainstream units as well.
The ASUS ROG Ryujin II 360 is an eye-catching all-in-one liquid CPU cooler based on an Asetek design that borders on insanity, starting with a 3.5" full-color display that works with AIDA64 Extreme for the immediate display of temperatures, clock speeds, and more. The company also claims it comes with a one-year subscription of AIDA64 Extreme for that purpose. Beyond that, using the Armoury Crate APP, users can also display the time, CPU temperature, or custom graphics and logos to customize their cooler fully. Taking things a step further, the company opted to include top-quality fans from the Noctua IndustrialPPC series, which are known to be stalwart performers. Suffice it to say, even if it's another Asetek-based AIO, there is a great deal to like if you want a truly over-the-top cooler. The only question remaining is just how well it performs, so let's find out!
ROG Ryujin II 360
Intel: LGA1200, LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA1366, LGA2011, LGA2011-3, and LGA2066 AMD: AM4, (sTR4, and sTRX4 with processor included bracket)
Base Material: Copper
RPM: 800–2800 (+/- 300
Dimensions: 121 x 394 x 27 mm Material: Aluminium
Model: Noctua NF-F12 IndustrialPPC 2000 120 mm Dimensions: 120 x 120 x 25 mm Fan Speed: 450–2000 RPM Fan Airflow: 71.6 CFM Fan Noise: 29.7 dB(A)
Model: Embedded Fan Dimensions: 120 x 120 x 25 mm Fan Speed: 4800 RPM Fan Airflow: 19.41 CFM Fan Noise: 31 dB(A)
LCD Display for customizable visuals AIDA64 Extreme software monitoring support 3x Noctua IndustrialPPC Fans Embedded pump fan AIO fan controller