For quite some time liquid cooling was the realm of hard-core enthusiasts, partially because it was more than most consumers required but also because of the difficulty level involved in the install. As the technology has evolved we have progressed from kits which take a couple of hours for install to products which make life a lot easier. We have also seen OEM system builders begin to include liquid cooling in their systems which brings us to today’s review product, the Domino A.L.C.
CoolIT have taken their experience with OEM designs and the rigorous quality and performance standards involved in these builds and used them to create a product which they claim is high performance, feature rich, universally compatible, indestructible, simple-to-install, fail-safe, long lasting and last but not least, extremely affordable.
Today we will be discovering if they have succeeded.
Packaging and Bundle
CoolIT package the Domino in a box which has a similar style to the rest of their product range such as the Pure which we previously reviewed. The centre of the box is dominated by an image of the cooler and there are a few logos and paragraphs which tell us a little about the product, including CPU compatibility. Each side of the box has further information, including detailed specifications, so that consumers are fully informed about the product without reading the manual. Inside the box the Domino is suspended in plastic and in a separate compartment are the colour manual and bundled components.
Usually liquid cooling systems arrive with a large number of screws and extras but this is not the case with this product. We are provided with three motherboard brackets and a small selection of screws, mounts and rubber connectors.