Phanteks First AIO Cooling Solution Glacier One 240 MP
Old concept with a new solution
Test System and Benchmark Results of the Phanteks Glacier One 240 MP
- Temperatures are averaged (last minute) from individual core temperature results monitored by the AIDA64 System Stability Test after 15 minutes of the run time.
- FPU load average is used to simulate worst-case scenario load levels similar to Intel Burn Test or OCCT, results marked “0″means thermal limit was reached and the CPU was throttled and thus the results were discarded.
- Stock settings have all power saving features enabled in the motherboard with Vcore set static to 1.232V and set to “Balanced” in the OS. Multiplier at 46 at a stock speed of 3.6GHz.
- Overclocked settings have Vcore voltage automatically set to 1.328V with the adjusted multiplier set at 52 to gain overclock at 5.2GHz.
- All tests were taken at least three times to get the final result.
- TDJ 834 was used for noise level measurement in dBA, 20CM away from the center fan exhaust.
The Stock test was run with the CPU set to the stock settings in the BIOS. The radiator fans and pump were set to the normal setting in the Arous BIOS. This allows the fans and pump to spin up and down based on temperature. The stock temperature curves in the BIOS were used. CPU pump and the radiator fans are controlled by the PWM controller so the pump and fans are controllers by the motherboard as needed. Stock Vcore was set to 1.232V. (Stock speed of 3.6GHz)
The Overclock test was done with custom settings. I set the voltage for the CPU at 1.328V for Vcore and set the multiplier on all cores at 52. To hit stable 5.2GHz. The pump was set to PWM and radiator fans were set to full speed in the EVGA BIOS settings.
TDJ 834 was used for noise level measurement in dBA, 20CM away from the center fan exhaust.
|Component||Product Name||Provided By|
|Case||Open Test Bench|
|CPU||Intel Core i7 9700K|
|CPU Cooler||Phanteks Glacier One 240 MP||Phanteks|
|Motherboard||EVGA Z390 FTW||EVGA|
|Ram||(2) 8GB Corsair DDR4-3200 CMW16GX4M2C3200C16||Corsair|
|GPU||MSI GeForce RTX™ 2080 Super GAMING X TRIO||MSI|
|Monitor||BenQ EL2870U 28 inch 4K HDR Gaming Monitor 3840×2160 @ 60 Hz|
|Hard Drives||Adata XPG SX8200 PRO (512GB)||Adata|
|Power Supply||Thermal Take Tough Power RGB 80 Plus Gold 750W|
The Glacier One 240 MP performed very well in my benchmarks. In the stock speed (3.6GHz) benchmarks the maximum CPU package temperatures reached 35 C and the FPU temperatures reached 42 C. These are great temperatures to have for this I7 9700K CPU. The overclocked benchmarks were performed on CPU being at 5.2GHz. In these benchmarks, CPU package temperatures reached 55 C and FPU temperatures reached 83 C. In this overclocked scenario the system was stable and functioning normally. This overclocked speed is extremely high for an I7 9700K CPU and I would never run that normally because of a chance of burning out the CPU. However, Glacier One 240 MP was still able to keep up with the cooling of my CPU under a heavily overclocked environment.