Testing Configuration and Benchmarks Used

Koolance EXT-44CU Test Setup

Cooler Master Glacer-240L Test Setup

For comparison purposes, all tested coolers were run with the CPU at stock and at a known stable overclocking speed using Z87-based motherboard and with the GTX 780 graphics card at stock speeds. The results are presented for the Koolance EXT-440CU Liquid Cooling System and the Cooler Master Glacer-240 Liquid CPU Cooler for performance comparison purposes. The benchmark tests used should give you a good understanding of the cooler's capabilities so that you, the reader, can make a more informed purchasing decision.

Test System Setup


Intel Core i7-4770K
(3.5GHz, 35 x 100MHz Base Clock)




Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 modules
(1600MHz, 9-10-9-27-1T)

Hard Drive

Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SSD
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA III HD

Sound Card

On board sound

Video Card

ASUS Poseidon GTX 780 3GB graphics card

Video Drivers

NVIDIA 335.23

Power Supply

Corsair HX 750

Operating System

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


Koolance kit
Koolance LIQ-702 High Performance Liquid Coolant

Cooler Master kit
1 liter Distilled water
3 capfuls Redline Water Wetter
1 capful Iodine (10% solution)
1 drop PT Nuke

The 64-bit Windows 7 based test bench used for Intel Z87 LGA1150 board testing includes an Intel Core i5-4770K CPU, 16GB of DDR3-1866 memory, ASUS Poseidon GTX 780 3GB graphics card, and a Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SSD drive. Using the selected components gives us the ability to demonstrate the cooling system's capabilities rather than that of the system components.

Benchmark Tests used for evaluation:

  • AIDA64 Extreme Edition v3.00
  • Geeks3D FurMark v1.10.2
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