Date: July 18th, 2007
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: GIGABYTE
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH
This view illustrates how the Blue Eye got its name. It will be even more evident when the unit is powered up. The finned wheel behind the window spins when liquid is moving through the Blue Eye, giving a visual cue that the system is doing its job.
The copper base has a protective sticker to protect its finish. The power cable feeds the LED only as there is no pump or other electrical device inside the plastic case.
Plastic nipples for the tubing aren't marked, but the manual suggests the above flow pattern. The manual also goes into some detail regarding where the splitters should be placed in an existing system. Since we're adding the Blue Eye to a Galaxy II system, we'll use its' manifolds.
The base is flat and has a smooth finish, but not what I'd call mirror-like. Thermal transfer should be very good, nonetheless.