As previously mentioned, this product's sole purpose is to serve as a station for monitoring the temperatures in various locations inside your computer. The pre-chosen components are as follows: CPU (processor), GPU (graphics card processor), hard drive and case. The latter is selected for you to observe the ambient temperature inside your computer, during its use.
In order for us to measure and retrieve the exact temperatures of these hardware components, there must be some way for the Aerogate II to thermally sense them. It does this by providing you with four thermal sensors. Upon installation, you are required to tape these sensors to your desired components inside your PC; the components' temperatures you wish to monitor.
Installation is rather carefree; you can have your Aerogate II running in a matter of minutes if you follow the simple steps below:
- Slide off/detach a single side of your computer's case.
- Using the provided screws, attach your bay slides to the Aerogate II.
- With the corresponding wires connected, slide the Aerogate II into an empty 5.25" slot.
- Select the areas you desire to thermally monitor, and tape down the four thermal sensors.
- Connect the desired in-case fans to the Aerogate II using the provided cables.
- Attach the Aerogate II's power cord to a free Molex connector.
- Replace your computer's case. Re-attach any disconnected cables and turn on your computer.
When you're taping down the thermal sensors, be sure not to place the tape over the actual sensor, as this obviously can disrupt the Aerogate II's ability to accurately monitor temperature. Also, common logic tells us not to place the thermal sensor in an area conducting large amounts of unshielded electricity, such as spots on certain power supplies.
If you are even a tiny bit of a neat-freak, or happen to have a window on the side of your PC's case, you might run into an irresolvable conflict. With up to eight bundled wires travelling across your computer to various locations, including your PC's critical components, do not expect to walk away with a tidy (or even neat) computer. The Aerogate II causes a great jungle of wires; it would be interesting to see a similar product which uses remote thermal sensors.
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