Date: July 19th, 2007
Article by: Jackie Mueller (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Cooler Master
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COOLER MASTER AQUAGATE S1 INTRODUCTION
With the advent of easy to install DIY kits, water-cooled PC's are no longer something reserved for the most elite enthusiasts. Cooler Master's Aquagate S1 system takes any guesswork out of buying individual components and includes everything needed to get started with water cooling. Now it can be argued that buying individual components and building a custom system is favorable and yields better performance, but the focus of this review will be computer builders who are new to watercooling or want an easier and cheaper solution. Let's check out Cooler Master's latest offering and see how it performs.
COOLER MASTER CORPORATE PROFILE
Cooler Master was founded with the mission of providing the industry's best thermal solutions. Since its establishment a decade ago, the company has remained faithful to this mission, emerging as a world leader in products and services for companies dealing with devices where heat issues must be resolved.
In pursuing this mission, Cooler Master is absolutely committed to delivering solutions that precisely meet customer requirements for features, performance, and quality. Moreover, we strive to be a reliable long-term partner for our customers that they can truly depend on. It aims to be the first and foremost name that comes to mind for companies around the world seeking thermal solutions, and seeks to build such a reputation through outstanding technology, sophisticated design, and superior service.
Cooler Master's current business encompasses a comprehensive lineup of thermal solutions for a full range of applications. Its products range from heat sinks and fans to component housing, chassis, and ducting for computers, industrial machinery, telecommunications equipment, and many other devices.
A critical component of Cooler Master's ability to successfully pursue its mission is an unstinting commitment to quality, as demonstrated by the ISO 9001 certification granted to its main manufacturing plant in Taiwan . It has also enforced ISO guidelines and is in the process of applying for ISO 9002 certification at its second and third plants, located in China . Cooler Master has also implemented a number of analytical and testing protocols to ensure top quality, including at subcontractors, to further ensure thorough quality control. Moreover, Cooler Master's dedication to quality extends beyond manufacturing to every aspect of its operation, including service.