With the “Eisbaer”, Alphacool is fundamentally revolutionizing the AIO cooler market. Where traditional AIO CPU-coolers are disposable products which are neither upgradeable nor refillable, the Alphacool “Eisbaer” is modularly built and can be upgraded, rebuilt or refilled at any time. This means that the “Eisbaer” is not only an AIO, but also fully built on classic water cooling components. That means it is quieter and more powerful than the average AIO solution.
The individual components
Alphacool depends on a radiator made of pure copper. The base of the radiator is the popular Alphacool NexXxoS series, which is well-loved around the world. The pure copper construction raises the cooling performance enormously compared to the usual aluminium radiators used in classic AIOs. The slight thickness of the fins ensures enormous cooling power in fans with low rotational speed. This ensures that the performance of the “Eisbaer” when adjusting the fans down decreases much more slowly than in radiators with higher fin thickness.
The flexible PVC hoses make installing the “Eisbaer” easy. These hoses are easier to arrange and move into the right position. So the hoses don’t bend and stop the flow of the water, both hoses have been fitted with anti-kink springs. The 11/8 mm size is also a standard in the water cooling field, alongside the 13/10 and 16/10.
The “Eisbaer” was designed with expandability directly in mind. This is why you’ll find a quick-lock closure on one of the hoses. This quick-lock mechanism is compatible with Alphacool HF quick-lock closures (1010383, 1010394, 1010395, 1010442), with which the circuit can easily be expanded to include anything from a radiator to a graphics card cooler. Furthermore, the “Eisbaer” is compatible with the upcoming Alphacool GPX-Pro graphics card AIO, which will use identical quick-lock closures.
In cooperation with bequiet! The Eisbaer uses the Pure Wings 2 fans to push cool air between the cooling fins. Both fans are operated via a 3-pin connector. A Y-adapter is included in the Eisbaer, so both fans can be controlled via a port on their motherboard or a separate fan control.
All connectors are based on the classic G1/4 inch thread, the standard thread in the water cooling field. This way, all attachments can be switched out for others any time as desired. This also means that, for example, you could later decide to switch to thicker hoses or even HardTubes and set your system uniquely apart.
All these features make the “Eisbaer” cooler into something extraordinary. Its enhanced appearance from the illuminated logo and the illuminated reservoir, which also contains the pump, lets the interior of your PC shine in a whole new way. The soft-touch surface of the pump case is a further visual highlight.
With the “Eisbaer”, you get an all-around perfect product that is not only extremely high-powered but also works very quietly.
The basis of the pumps is the Alphacool DC-LT Ceramic Ultra Low Noise, also available separately. The pump runs extremely quietly and can be regulated to between 7 and 12V. It can also be regulated through the motherboard. If the “Eisbaer” is being run alone, the 7V setting will still have next to no performance loss, as shown in diverse test results. The insulated pump case further perfects the noise generation and ensures that vibrations are almost completely absorbed.
The smooth and shiny polished copper base of the cooler ensures optimal heat absorption and can relay the heat over the fine slit structure of the cooler to the water quickly and efficiently.
Pump (Alphacool DC-LT 2600 Ultra low noise Ceramic)
- Speed: 2600 RPM
- Voltage: 7-13.5V DC
- Power consumption: 4W
- Maximum flow rate: 70L/h
- Maximum head: 0.85m
- hose length: 32 cm
Fan bequiet! Pure Wings 2
- Bearing: Rifle
- Voltage: 12V
- Power connection: 3-pin
- Rated speed: 1500
- Airflow: 51.4 cfm / 87 m3/h
- Static pressure: 1.25 mmH20
- Volume: 19.2 dB(A)
Scope of Delivery
- 1x Alphacool Eisbaer 240 CPU - Black
- 2x bequiet! Pure Wings 2
- 1x Intel Backplate
- 1x Intel bracket
- 1x AMD bracket
- PWM Adapter
- Mounting material
- 1x Thermal paste
Attention: The manufacturer Mayhems advises that Mayhems fluids, especially the Aurora line of products, have been manufactured and distributed solely for show and modding purposes. These should not be utilized in the system for more than 14 days.
We would also like to advise that Mayhems fluids can damage water cooling products, and using Mayhems fluids can thereby void the warranties offered by the following manufacturers: Koolance, Phobya, Alphacool, Aqua Computer, Watercool.
Damages such as: clogging, corrosion of aluminium radiators, deterioration of glued containers, etc., are a consequence of the use of Mayhems, but will not be reimbursed by Mayhems. Use is therefore at one’s own risk.
Please take care not to mix up the IN and OUT ports. On the “Eisbaer”, the “outlet” is marked in “red” and the “inlet” in “blue”. On the components to be connected, it is the opposite. The coupling with the “blue” marking denotes the “outlet” and the coupling with the “red” marking is the “inlet”. This is important as in many coolers the flow direction is crucial for optimal cooling performance.
|Radiator Dimension:||278 x 124 x 30mm|
|Socket:||AMD AM4, AMD AM3(+)/AM3/AM2(+)/AM2/939/FM2(+)/FM2/FM1/G34/940, Intel 2066, Intel 1151/1150/1155/1156/755/2011-3/2011/1366|
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Habe die Eisbaer 240 jetzt seit einem Jahr in meinem System. Die Kühlleistung ist ausgesprochen gut. Ich überlege mir noch den NexXxos GPX für meine 980ti zu holen, damit ich meine Grafikkarte leise bekomme und ich auch hier eine bessere Kühlleistung habe. Ich bin froh, dass Alphacool Kupfer nutzt, da so eine super Performance gewährleistet ist.
Ich bin sehr zufrieden mit meiner Eisbaer AiO von Alphacool. Hatte sie vor allem wegen der Erweiterungsmöglichkeit und der Nachfüllbarkeit gekauft. Soll ja auch ein paar Jahre halten..
Mittlerweile läuft der Kühler seit 5 Monaten und seit gestern zusammen mit einer Eiswolf AiO. Das Verbinden der Komponenten ging super easy mit dem Schnellverschluss und mein komplettes System ist nun super leise.
I have heard so many good reviews about this product.
so everything starts when opening the box, is is well packed, protected, everything is in place
the reservoir-cpu-pump unit has a soft painting, so this is somehow very special
finally installed, I must agree: I cant hear the pump
Would I recommend it: YES
A lot of people say that the installation was difficult. I honestly don’t know what their problem is at all! I myself am by no means a technical genius and I have never used a water cooling system before. Nevertheless I got it done in about 20 minutes. The instructions are very well written and detailed, so I honestly don’t see how people are having problems with that.
PS: The performance is amazing aswell ;)