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NZXT X42, X52, and X62 Liquid CPU Cooler Review Roundup

Postby Apoptosis » Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:59 am

It has been a while since we’ve had a chance to take a look at NZXT cooler, but in the past, we’ve been highly impressed with their products. Quite frankly, there hasn’t been a whole lot of innovation in the CPU cooler market, because it’s just tough to improve on something that’s already awesome. Instead, we see a lot of manufacturers adding visual improvements to the coolers to help make them stand out, but this really only helps for those who have windowed cases. Today we’re going to take a look at a trio of NZXT Kraken coolers, called the Kraken X42, X52, and X62. These coolers are updated version of the already successful X41 and X61 with a little added flare and were released just this past November.
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Re: NZXT X42, X52, and X62 Liquid CPU Cooler Review Roundup

Postby sbohdan » Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:46 pm

All these and other AIO coolers have in common:

1. Their "performnce" didn't change much if any since the first ones introduced.
2. They all look the same and are ugly just the same. Ugly cooling blocks, ugly tubing, ugly fans.
3. All are overpriced.
4. Crap performance. I don't consider cooling anything over 60C.
5. Noisy.

Tu sum it up: I stay with real, custom WC or a good air cooler.
Of course custom WC is more expensive but beats AIO's in 4 points out of 5.
Main rig: NZXT Phantom modded case with Danger Den WC, Gigabyte GA-P67-UD4-B3, 2500K@4.7Ghz,1.428V, 8GB GSkill Ripjaws 2133Mhz 10-12-12-31@1.6V, MSI GTX 1060 3GT OC, Asus 24" 1ms 144hz, 2xOCZ Vertex4 128GB RAID0, Samsung 2TB; PC P&C 750W, Win7 Ultimate 64
Laptop: Dell XPS 1530 (T9500; 4GB 800 RAM; 120GB Crucial SSD; 8600GT; WIN7 64bit)
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