Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I could not reach higher clock speeds before using my Megashadow air cooler, even when paired with high performance fans. Another thing that I like about closed loop all-in-one liquid cooling system and custom watercooling system like the Kraken X60 is that there is no huge heatsink that covers most of the upper portion of the motherboard. So I was limited with Turbo speed which is 4. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. You might also like.

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The radiator used with both Kraken liquid coolers is a slim radiator that is painted a flat black throughout.

Air cooling would heat up easily, specially if you push higher voltage to the CPU. Final Thoughts and Conclusion. This reading is the noise level in dBA.

It worked very well and kept my CPU extremely cool, even at overclocked speeds of 4. Share your thoughts with other customers. I know we could even improve on the X40 results by adding a pair of fans by at least a couple of degrees, and that takes results right on into the custom kit temperatures.

If the radiator is too big for your case, the Kraken X60 has a little brother, the Kraken X40 which could be an alternative if you have smaller or compact cases.

As with any AIO that has been released outside of the “big two” companies making all of them, they come in some sort of pairs. So I was limited with Turbo speed which is 4. The LED also serves as a temperature indicator.


There are several reasons to this, like room temperature, the hardware used and how the system was nxxt up. But now, since the birth of All-In-One liquid coolers a.

Product came in a timely manner and was well packaged. There are Youtube video tutorials on how to install the product, should you feel you need more guidance.

NZXT Kraken X60 review – Noise levels – Sound pressure readings

I have managed to remove the cover of the block revealing the pump and a small circuitry board. But let me demonstrate that with an overclocking session.

Advertisements A water cooling setup was, before, not that popular to consumers despite that it is obviously better than an air cooling setup. You can set it to turn Red when it hits a certain temperature. Login form protected by Login LockDown.

What you actually need to is install the entire system with the exception of the USB header, then install the software, then install the USB header. Noise with significant measured levels in dB at high or low naxt will not be as annoying as it would be when its energy is concentrated in the middle frequencies.

NZXT Kraken X60 mm AIO CPU Cooler Review

This should prove to be some sweet cooling power! That being said, pound for pound, if you want a killer CPU nnzxt that does almost as well but is significantly quieter than its competitors, than the Kraken is for you.

The human hearing system has different sensitivities at different frequencies. Meanwhile the specifications, list of compatible CPUs, and a brief performance comparison can be seen at the sides of the box.



This Asetek Gen4 all copper base uses both micro channels and a split flow design, which will allow it to be the most efficient cold plate on the market by reducing thermal resistance.

The other way to go is to offer a double radiator, or in the case of NZXT, they offer a mm by mm radiator in this new release.

It just sucks that it occupies a usb 2. I am running this product with a Nzxtt ik Haswell Socket CPU, a notoriously hot chip, overclocked from stock 3. But it is also the one thing that would hinder it from nzx installed in smaller cases that supports only up to mm radiators. This allows you to The CPU idles around 29C and it never rises above mids.

Meanwhile, there is also a Custom mode, where you can customize the speed of the fans depending on the d60 of the CPU.

Looks familiar right — Asetek water blocks? All of the wires ktaken are attached to the pump are encased in a black sleeve to make things that much more sleek.