NZXT Kraken X60 review
Posted by Hilbert Hagedoorn on: 01/25/2013 08:26 AM [ 15 comment(s) ]
NZXT released the Kraken X40 and X60, in today's review we'll handle the Kraken X60. The NZXT Kraken series, according to them, is the first premium all-in-one water coolers for PC enthusiasts. The Kraken X60 is a high-end 280mm water cooling solution where ease of use meets functionality. Included are two NZXT FX-140 PWM fans, with capacity to install an additional 2 more fans in a push-pull configuration for "unrivaled" cooling performance.
|Pump||Motor Speed||2900 + 150 RPM|
|Fan Control||Interactive Digital Fan Control|
|LED Color||Hue Controlled Color Changing Lights|
|Dimension||140 x 140 x 25 mm|
|Bearing||Liquid State Bearing|
|Speed||800 - 2000 RPM + 10%|
|Noise||21 - 37dBA|
|Voltage||4.5 - 12V|
|Air Flow||54 - 98.3 CFM|
|Air Pressure||0.8 - 2.2 mm-H2O|
|Connector||4 Pin PWM|
|Radiator||Dimension||280 x 27.0 x 312.5mm|
|Compatibility||Intel Socket 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011
Core i7 / Core i5 / Core i3
AMD Socket AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1
Phenom II / Ahtlon II / Phenom / Athlon FX / Athlon X2 / Athlon / Sempron / Dual-Core Opteron / Opteron / Fusion
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.
- World's first all-in-one 280mm cooler with capacity to mount up to four 140mm 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 140~150 EUR for the Kraken X60 here in the Netherlands with the Kraken X40 costing roughly 100 EUR. But let's have a look at the product, in more detail.
NZXT recently unleashed the Kraken X40 liquid cooler, we test and review it. The Kraken X40 is a 140mm radiator based LCS unit that offers pretty solid performance.
NZXT Kraken X60 review
We review and test the NZXT Kraken X60 liquid cooler. The Kraken 60 is a 280mm radiator based LCS unit that offers pretty solid performance numbers as you are about to find out.