Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [Various] NZXT Kraken X40 & X60 Water Cooler Reviews
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Various] NZXT Kraken X40 & X60 Water Cooler Reviews - Page 2  

post #11 of 167
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cakewalk_S View Post

ummm....am I blind or something...
You cant have the barbs and hoses pointed like that...I hope they did that just for the picture or else everyone is going to blow up their mobo's when they have the hose against the motherboard bending at a 90degree angle....
The hoses have to go the other way...
oh fail..The retainer screw doesn't let you pull the barbs around to flip them in the correct direction
Lol dude the barbs swivel so the can point which ever way you need them too lol too funny good point though
~Shadow~ V3.0
(20 items)
 
Night Hawk
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 6960x Rampage V Extreme Black Edition Undecided x3 Undecided 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Undecided Undecided EK Sumprecey EVO EK Sumprecey EVO 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Undecided Undecided Windows 10 Undecided 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Wltimate  EVGA G2 1600w Case Labs STH10 Razer Deathadder (2013)(Modded with Blue LEDs) 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Razer Goliath  Razer Electra, Corsair Vengeance 2000, Kingston... EK Vardars 140mm razer nostromos  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820k Evga Micro 2 X99 EVGA Superclocked + 980ti Gskill Ripjaws V 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
Up in the AIR Up in the air still.  Windows 10 XFX 850 W pro.  
Case
Hex Gear R40 
  hide details  
~Shadow~ V3.0
(20 items)
 
Night Hawk
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 6960x Rampage V Extreme Black Edition Undecided x3 Undecided 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Undecided Undecided EK Sumprecey EVO EK Sumprecey EVO 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Undecided Undecided Windows 10 Undecided 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Wltimate  EVGA G2 1600w Case Labs STH10 Razer Deathadder (2013)(Modded with Blue LEDs) 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Razer Goliath  Razer Electra, Corsair Vengeance 2000, Kingston... EK Vardars 140mm razer nostromos  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820k Evga Micro 2 X99 EVGA Superclocked + 980ti Gskill Ripjaws V 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
Up in the AIR Up in the air still.  Windows 10 XFX 850 W pro.  
Case
Hex Gear R40 
  hide details  
post #12 of 167
Thread Starter 
NZXT Kraken X40 vs Corsair H80i, Antec H2O 920, Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro, Enermax ELC120, Corsair H60 2nd Gen. 120mm rads.


Gamezoom.net - NZXT Kraken X40 AIO water cooling - Test / Review (Exclusive)
gallery (Click to show)


















Test platform

Ultraforce WOW II Edition
• Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD7-B3 (new Testmainboard.)
• Processor: Intel Core i5 2500K @ 4.4 GHz
• Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
• Power Supply: Cooler Master GX750
• Sound Card: Onboard
• Hard Disk: 1000 GB WD SATA III hard drive, 7200 RPM
• Case: Cooler Master HAF 942-X
• Drives: Samsung 22 x DVD burner
• Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (included)
• Room Temperature: 21 ° c.
• Warranty: 5 year on-site
• Peripherals: QPAD 5 k LE mouse, QPAD MK-85 red keyboard and QPAD QH-1339 headset











post #13 of 167
Quote:
Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post

Even if it shaves off another 5c, I think people will stay with the corsair band because of the customer service and warranties.
Also it's kind of tried and tested, people will probably have loyalty to corsair

In the announcement thread on here, one of the reps said that they'll be offering the same kind of part replacement coverage as Corsair has for defective units.
Work in Progress
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H Gigabyte 7950 Windforce G.Skill Sniper 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Mushkin Chronos  WD Caviar Blue WD Caviar Black Lite-On iHas 124 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Thermaltake Water 2.0 Extreme Windows 7 Ultimate Asus VH236H Cooler Master Quickfire Rapid 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic X750 Fractal Design Arc Midi Mionix Naos 5000 Ratpadz XT 
AudioAudio
HT Omega Striker Audio Technica ATH-AD700 
  hide details  
Work in Progress
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3570k Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H Gigabyte 7950 Windforce G.Skill Sniper 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Mushkin Chronos  WD Caviar Blue WD Caviar Black Lite-On iHas 124 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Thermaltake Water 2.0 Extreme Windows 7 Ultimate Asus VH236H Cooler Master Quickfire Rapid 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic X750 Fractal Design Arc Midi Mionix Naos 5000 Ratpadz XT 
AudioAudio
HT Omega Striker Audio Technica ATH-AD700 
  hide details  
post #14 of 167
I would love to get an X60, but they don't fit the original NZXT Phantom according to NZXT on twitter
Version 6
(12 items)
 
Version 5.2
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3960x Asus P9X79 Deluxe 7970 X3 Corsair Vengeance 32G 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
HyperX 120G x3 Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB Western Digital RE 3TB LG BluRay 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Corsair H100 WIndows 7 64 bit Corsair Gold AX1200 NZXT Switch 810 
  hide details  
Version 6
(12 items)
 
Version 5.2
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3960x Asus P9X79 Deluxe 7970 X3 Corsair Vengeance 32G 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
HyperX 120G x3 Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB Western Digital RE 3TB LG BluRay 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Corsair H100 WIndows 7 64 bit Corsair Gold AX1200 NZXT Switch 810 
  hide details  
post #15 of 167
Intel Computer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[i5 2500k] [ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M] [EVGA GTX 560] [Kingston HyperX 8GB] 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[Samsung F4 320gb] [Lite-On 24x Combo] [Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit] [Samsung SyncMaster 941bw] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
[Microsft ANB-00001] [SeaSonic 520w M12II] [ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M Box] [Logitech G700] 
Mouse Pad
[Walmart Brand - Cloth Black] 
  hide details  
Intel Computer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[i5 2500k] [ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M] [EVGA GTX 560] [Kingston HyperX 8GB] 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[Samsung F4 320gb] [Lite-On 24x Combo] [Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit] [Samsung SyncMaster 941bw] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
[Microsft ANB-00001] [SeaSonic 520w M12II] [ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M Box] [Logitech G700] 
Mouse Pad
[Walmart Brand - Cloth Black] 
  hide details  
post #16 of 167
Quote:
Originally Posted by WarMacheen View Post

I would love to get an X60, but they don't fit the original NZXT Phantom according to NZXT on twitter

I dont understand how that is. I did some measurements and it looked as if it would fit.
post #17 of 167
Quote:
Originally Posted by tylergbass View Post

I dont understand how that is. I did some measurements and it looked as if it would fit.

NZXT. ‏@NZXTCorp
@warmacheen unfortunately, the X60 will not fit inside the original Phantom without some modification.

Not interested in modification unless its simply shaving down something slightly
Version 6
(12 items)
 
Version 5.2
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3960x Asus P9X79 Deluxe 7970 X3 Corsair Vengeance 32G 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
HyperX 120G x3 Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB Western Digital RE 3TB LG BluRay 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Corsair H100 WIndows 7 64 bit Corsair Gold AX1200 NZXT Switch 810 
  hide details  
Version 6
(12 items)
 
Version 5.2
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3960x Asus P9X79 Deluxe 7970 X3 Corsair Vengeance 32G 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
HyperX 120G x3 Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB Western Digital RE 3TB LG BluRay 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Corsair H100 WIndows 7 64 bit Corsair Gold AX1200 NZXT Switch 810 
  hide details  
post #18 of 167
I wonder how an x60 would work in a tf02.
post #19 of 167
Quote:
Originally Posted by tylergbass View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by WarMacheen View Post

I would love to get an X60, but they don't fit the original NZXT Phantom according to NZXT on twitter

I dont understand how that is. I did some measurements and it looked as if it would fit.

it would fit the case, but the mounting screws won't, because of the 15mm screw holes spacing. If I've opted to buy an AIO, I would just want to slam it directly on my case, and not to drill holes. It would be great if NZXT would just make a kraken brackets instead. rolleyes.gif
Mach
(9 items)
 
AkaRed Ultimate
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 965 ECS A880GM-A3 XFX 5850 G.Skill RipjawsX 2x2Gb 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Barracuda 500GB Samsung Lightscribe DVD-RW Deepcool Ice Blade Pro Windows 7 Ultimate 
PowerCaseAudio
Aerocool Strike X 600w Segotep C2R Logitech X540 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4770K Asus Maximus VI Extreme EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Corsair Dominator Platinum 16Gb (4x4Gb) 
Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Corsair Neutron GTX 220Gb Swiftech H220 Corsair 860 Platinum NZXT Phantom 820 
  hide details  
Mach
(9 items)
 
AkaRed Ultimate
(12 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 965 ECS A880GM-A3 XFX 5850 G.Skill RipjawsX 2x2Gb 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Barracuda 500GB Samsung Lightscribe DVD-RW Deepcool Ice Blade Pro Windows 7 Ultimate 
PowerCaseAudio
Aerocool Strike X 600w Segotep C2R Logitech X540 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4770K Asus Maximus VI Extreme EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Corsair Dominator Platinum 16Gb (4x4Gb) 
Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Corsair Neutron GTX 220Gb Swiftech H220 Corsair 860 Platinum NZXT Phantom 820 
  hide details  
post #20 of 167
only 2 years?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post

Techncially speaking, the Corsair warranty doesn't cover hardware damage post cooler leak, or so I've read. However, we do know they take extra steps to try and help users out when it was their product that failed and consequently cause more harm.
NZXT may be the same, or they may just follow their warranty terms to the letter which are the same as Corsair, no hardware replacement / reimbursement / partial reimbursement.
Considering that the H100i and even the H80i still have those grinding sound issues, not all but some, it leaves a good spot for NZXT to walk in, offer a greater product with comparable customer support.
A more clear cut warranty regarding both company's products after a leak would really put most of the worries at ease. Being stuck in the grey area is never a fun thought.

AFAIK the grinding noise actually is just fan noise..which has been rectified by a new firmware.

I thought Corsair does provide leak protection...on a case by case basis
Edited by twitchyzero - 12/21/12 at 1:24pm
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 4.2GHz Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Green DDR3 4X4GB @ 2.1GHz Samsung 850 Pro 2TB Samsung SpinPoint F4 EcoGreen 2TB HDD LG GH24NS72 DVD Rewriter 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Swiftech H240-X Liquid Cooler Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM E-IPS Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard Rev 2 Seasonic X-750 80+ Gold 750W Rev 3 Corsair Carbide 500R Arctic White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Alienware TactX Gaming Mouse 5000DPI SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mousepad Edifier M3300SF 2.1 Speaker Set 54W RMS Logitech G930 7.1 Wireless Gaming Headset 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Sennheiser HD 650 Open-Ear Headphones Creative Sound Blaster E5 High-Res USB DAC/ Por... Logitech F710 Wireless Gamepad  Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X Flight Stick 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core m7-6Y75 vPro Intel Graphics HD 515 DDR3L-1600MHz 8GB Samsung 960 Pro 1TB  
OSMonitorOther
Windows 10 Pro x64 Sharp IGZO 4K UHD touch Dell x Wacom active stylus 
  hide details  
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 4.2GHz Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Green DDR3 4X4GB @ 2.1GHz Samsung 850 Pro 2TB Samsung SpinPoint F4 EcoGreen 2TB HDD LG GH24NS72 DVD Rewriter 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Swiftech H240-X Liquid Cooler Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM E-IPS Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard Rev 2 Seasonic X-750 80+ Gold 750W Rev 3 Corsair Carbide 500R Arctic White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Alienware TactX Gaming Mouse 5000DPI SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mousepad Edifier M3300SF 2.1 Speaker Set 54W RMS Logitech G930 7.1 Wireless Gaming Headset 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Sennheiser HD 650 Open-Ear Headphones Creative Sound Blaster E5 High-Res USB DAC/ Por... Logitech F710 Wireless Gamepad  Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X Flight Stick 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core m7-6Y75 vPro Intel Graphics HD 515 DDR3L-1600MHz 8GB Samsung 960 Pro 1TB  
OSMonitorOther
Windows 10 Pro x64 Sharp IGZO 4K UHD touch Dell x Wacom active stylus 
  hide details  
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
This thread is locked  
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [Various] NZXT Kraken X40 & X60 Water Cooler Reviews