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But let’s have a peek at noise levels. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. So I was limited with Turbo speed which is 4. So explaining sound is always difficult, but up-to 40 DBa is considered to be silent. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The Test System Page 6: The LED also serves as a temperature indicator.

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Its performance however is outstanding as you are about to learn. In other words, the measured noise levels in dB will not reflect the actual human perception of the loudness of the noise.

Fan wise, the x40 will have a single mm fan, while the x60 will have two mm fans. Both work well but the NZXT software has a bit of a nicer interface. At the heart of both the Kraken x40 and x60 is a slick water block with the pump built-in. As you can see from the pictures above, the threaded metal insert easily damaged the sides that prevent the metal insert krqken turning when you screw the water block.

I think I should have followed the paper directions after all. The temperatures might be different from one system to another as well.

Noise pressure is a difficult thing to explain alright. It just sucks that it occupies a usb 2. If you do that you will be fine. The smaller model is nearly as good as its big brother though. Both the Hi and the Kraken x40 use temp monitoring software that lets you observe and track temps and fan speeds with various statistics. If there is one thing that I would complain about the Kranken X60 is its plastic backplate.


Both will produce plots of the temps over time of the various parts in your system and both do it well. Noise with significant measured levels in dB at high or low frequencies will not krakrn as annoying as it would be when its energy is concentrated in the middle frequencies. Even if you plan on overclocking you CPU as high as 4. Nzst could only achieve objective measurement in a sound test chamber.

NZXT Kraken X60 | Review | Technic3D

NZXT definitely brought these Kraken Series radiators to the market with a competitive and attractive price. The human hearing system has different sensitivities at different frequencies.

A brief feature of the Kraken X60 can be read at the back of the box. This happened to me after transferring the Kraken X60 from one system to another. The fan control software does an excellent job of throttling the fan speed to maintain minimal noise necessary to maintain high performance cooling.

NZXT Kraken X60 280mm AIO CPU Cooler Review

It was first of all, very expensive to setup since you have to buy the parts separately. The radiator used with both Kraken liquid coolers is a slim radiator that is painted a flat black throughout.


Write krakdn product review. Air cooling would heat up easily, specially if you push higher voltage to the CPU.

So I was limited with Turbo speed which is 4. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. I don’t usually like to bring up other products in my reviews because I prefer to let the product nzxy for itself, but having used both of the 2 big brand closed-loop CPU coolers, I think it’s appropriate to do so this time, since most readers are probably deciding between Corsair and Kraken coolers.

Switching to Extreme performance mode brings a nasty tradoff, the Kraken X60 will become loud. The temperatures I got may be different from other tests conducted by other reviewers. The graph below is a visual representation of the table above.

These connectors are responsible for powering the fans, the pump, controls the fan speed, and reading temperatures. You might also like. I have managed to remove the cover of the block revealing the pump and a small circuitry board. Your recently viewed items and featured krakej.