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

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

Post by 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

Post by 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, MSI Tomahawk B350, Ryzen 1700X @ 3.4Ghz, 16GB Patriot Viper DDR4 3200Mhz 16-18-18-36, MSI GTX 1060 3GT OC, Asus 24" 1ms 144hz, Intel P7600 256Gb nvme PCiE, Samsung 2TB; PC P&C 750W, Win10 Pro 64
Laptop: Dell XPS 1530 (T9500; 4GB 800 RAM; 120GB Crucial SSD; 8600GT; WIN7 64bit)
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