Aquasuite SoftwareThe Aquaduct 360 XT uses an embedded Aquaero display and control device, which can be programmed using the Aquasuite software that allows displaying and tweaking just about every parameter that can be visualized or adjusted in a water cooling system. The Aquasuite software comes on a CD and must be installed on the host computer. The bundled CD doesn’t automatically run (a German to English translation error?) but after manually executing the autostart program (Microsoft prefers autorun… 🙂 the following menu screen should appear.
For many XP users, you must first install Microsoft’s .NET Framework 2.0. Ounce this environment is installed on your PC you can go ahead and install the Aquasuite software. Launching the Aquasuite software with a functioning Aquaduct 360 XT connected to the computer should bring up the following Overview screen.
Notice that the Aquasuite software uses tabbed windows to navigate through the various modules of the program. There are 15 different tabs or screens, each focusing on a particular feature of the Aquaduct system.
The Overview screen gives a graphic representation of the Aquaduct 360 XT system and displays some of the key operating parameters (fan speeds, air temperatures, water temperatures, coolant flow rate, etc).
One of the first places you will probably want to visit is the Fans screen where you can setup the operating parameters for all three Airstream cooling fans individually. This should give you a good first impression of just how sophisticated this program is. Not only can you set the basic fan speed by rpm, you can optionally link each fan’s speed to a temperature or power level. And the multiple graphs show the results of the changes you make.
The Sensor Settings screen allows you to setup all of the various Aquaduct sensors. You get the idea… 🙂
Overall, the Aquasuite programs ran reliably and proved to offer the most advanced environment for tweaking and visualizing the many variables within the Aquaduct 360 XT water cooling system that I have seen to date. Very cool!