DeepCool Maelstrom 240 review

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The Maelstrom is DeepCool's latest addition to its compact watercooling kit line that aims to bring watercooling to the masses. It fits in many cases that support 2 x 120mm fan radiators, is compatible with pretty much any available Intel and AMD platform whilst being as easy to install as say a traditional heatsink. It comes factory filled, sealed and tested with a two year zero maintenance guarantee. The kit comes with two 120mm PWM fans that have a fairly wide RPM range, Seidon can operate silently or unleash more power as desired. The water pump helps dissipate heat effectively and maintain temperatures through stable water circulation. The Micro channels on the waterblock enlarge the contact surface between cold plate and coolant for more heat transfer. 

DeepCool will offer the Maelstrom 120k, Maelstrom 120 & Maelstrom 240.

Higher Basic Configuration & Better Cooling Performance
All the Maelstrom series are equipped with 0.2 mm high-density water micro channel and cooper block to offer a highly efficient thermal conduct along with 120 mm X 27 mm Aluminum fin to maximize their cooling performance. Fan replacement is available with the standard built-in mounting holes.


Innovative adoption of unique pump with closed impeller which offers bigger power and de-vibration. Long lifetime zirconia ceramic bearing is made to ensure 120,000 safe running hours. Meanwhile, all the maelstrom series are compatible with all sockets of Intel and AMD processor. Strong FEP tubing owned anti-bending, flat crush resistance are attached for easier and more stable installation. Bionic LED breathing light design of Maelstrom offers amazing visual presentation while operating.

3 Different Models of Maelstrom Provides Greater Purchase Selection

Maelstrom 120k

  • Equipped with all the basic configuration of Maelstrom series, and the unique 20 mm thickness PWM fan to save more space and fit in HTPC case

Maelstrom 120

  • Add-on with 120 mm rubber-covered PMW fan with de-vibration design, unique FDB bearing owned a lower noise and longer lifetime.
  • Patented detachable fan impeller, easy to clear dust and lubricate oil, DIY top priority mounting.

Maelstrom 240

  • Add-on with 240 mm radiator luxurious Aluminum fins to support maximum transfer efficiency for overclocking.
  • Standard built-in mounting holes for new replacement of 120 mm fan.
  • Equipped with two rubber coated fans with PWM function, FDB bearing built up longer lifetime and lower noise.
  • Patented detachable fan impeller easy to clean dust and lubricating oil recruited, DIY top-priority mounting.

Price and Availability


  • The Maelstrom 120k: $69.99USD
  • The Maelstrom 120: $75.99USD
  • The Maelstrom 240: $105.99USD

 The cooler is compatible with every CPU from Intel and Advanced Micro Devices and that even includes socket LGA 2011 for Haswell-E and/or AMD FM2. Heck, even the older Socket 775 is listed to be compatible. The Cooler Master Seidon 240M features universal socket support including Intel LGA2011, 1366, 1156, 1155 and LGA775 as well as AMD FM2, FM1, AM3+, AM3, AM2+, and AM2. 

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