I've gone through a couple of AIOs and this is by far the best one yet. All the Aseteks (Corsair, EVGA, Fractal) ones are garbage with noisy pumps. My room is whisper quiet at times and with those I could hear a whirring, grinding sound.
This one though, is whisper quiet when set to 7V. I have it set on a curve so when I'm gaming it spins at max RPM, but by that point the fans are making most of the noise in the case.
The fans however are not the best so consider swapping them out. That's the case with most AIOs though.
The biggest complaint is the mounting system. It's awful... you have to somehow hold the backplate in place and at the same time screw in the pump, all the while trying to align the screws to the holes in the backplate. Ask a friend to help :)
Performance is great, better than all the aluminium radiators from the Asetek branded AIOs. It's also thinner at 25mm so that might help with smaller cases.
Another big plus is the minimal cabling, you only have the 3 pin for the pump. Other AIOs I hated that I had to plug in a SATA cable just for them since I'm not using any other SATA devices in my PC.
Update on mounting: I've actually taken the cooler off and used a Noctua mounting system from a U9S. Took the backplate, mounted the pump on top, screwed it down with the nuts. Still needed a bit of help, where somebody else held the backplate in place but overall I find it fits much nicer than the original mounting option. I only screwed the nuts wrist tight.
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