I would definitely pay 200$+ for a premium package:
-premium coldplate(maybe sourced externally, Optimus maybe)
- both socket options included in package
It may be worth reaching to Optimus for cooperation. You already have a great project, just flawed by the choice of Coldplate and...
Yep, I installed Corsair xr5 420 in v1. You can connect cables comfortably after, even the mains cable. For v1 I had to drill mounting holes myself, but thats already done in v2. Honestly, v2 is vastly superior.
But you have to understand that 40 degree delta between cpu and water is normal for zen 3. You wont find the block thats much better. You should focus on lowering water temp.
With 420 rad for 9900k and 3080 i have about 14 degree delta water temp(39 total water temp), but thats pulling...
But I can agree its kind of unfortunate that you cant pay additionally for another mounting mechanism, whats the problem with that really? That was one of the reasons I got rid of mine, fortunately without any loss.
Wow, just wow. As an owner of SV590v1 I am just jealous. V2 changes everything what was wrong with the original - with the new PSU orientation, you can use radiator as intake, there is much less air obstruction at the back, weird side panel mounting is improved - the separate front panel is a...
In the reddit post there are detailed specifications for both. S620 is basically bigger NR200 that can handle Noctua D15, S610 is the smaller version, that can only fit U9S. At this price, I think it's a missed opportunity.