So to recap, NZXT released the Kraken X40 and X60, in today's review we'll handle the Kraken X40. The NZXT Kraken series is according to them the first premium series all-in-one water coolers for PC enthusiasts. The Kraken X40 is a high-end 140mm water cooling solution where ease of use meets functionality. Included are NZXT FX-140 PWM fans, with capacity to install an additional fan in a push-pull configuration for even better cooling performance.
The Kraken X40 is a high-end 140mm water cooling solution where ease of use meets functionality. Included is one NZXT FX-140 PWM fan, with capacity to install an additional in a push-pull configuration for unrivaled cooling performance.
At the core of the cooler is a pump attached to an all copper base. Bridging the radiator and pump is an extra-long 16” tubing and premium sleeved cables, easily installed into even in the largest chassis. NZXT developed the Kraken series to be the best closed loop water coolers on the market.
All-in-one 140mm cooler with capacity to mount up to two140mm fans
High performance pump and copper block with interactive digital fan control
Integrated HUE controlled LED pump cap
Large tower support with extended 16" tubing and premium black sleeved cables for a clean look and improved airflow
SATA power connector for easy installation and effortless cable management
Completed sealed system backed by a 2 year warranty
A quick search shows prices of roughly 90~100EUR for the Kraken X40 here in the Netherlands with the Kraken X60 costing roughly 145 EUR. But let's have a look at the product, in more detail.