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NZXT Announces the Kraken Series All-In-One Liquid Coolers

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High performance liquid cooling has finally arrived in an easy to use, all-in-one package. NZXT releases the Kraken, the first premium all-in-one water cooler series for PC enthusiasts and gamers alike. The Kraken X40 and Kraken X60 are high end, all-in-one 140 mm and 280 mm liquid-cooling solutions where ease of use meets unmatched performance.

Applying its forward-thinking design philosophy to the water-cooling market, NZXT raises the bar with a userfriendly solution that brings unrivaled liquid-cooling performance to your fingertips. With 36% more surface area than standard 120 mm/240 mm radiators and fully interactive fan control, NZXT's Kraken series is nothing short of a water-cooling behemoth.

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Performance better be damn good for those prices, I also think they could of gotten a few more screws on the block :rolleyes:
 
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When there's a monopoly of closed loop watercooling solutions, everything is the same sh*t

*Nothing to do here*
 
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so its official every company has a closed loop water cooling system and they are all within 1-2c.... pick your flavor
 

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These are 140/280mm however
 

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Nobody said it yet???......Unleash the Kraken!!!:roll:
 
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Really another Closed loop water cooling product! Seriously! If they want to impress me they need to improve the pump, Make larger tubing, and have a thicker rad. Once I see temps actually beat high end air cooling then I will be impressed. Until then I will stick with real water cooling.
 

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Really another Closed loop water cooling product! Seriously! If they want to impress me they need to improve the pump, Make larger tubing, and have a thicker rad. Once I see temps actually beat high end air cooling then I will be impressed. Until then I will stick with real water cooling.
This one likely will beat high end air cooling. It has a bigger radiator than the other ones.
 
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its a "JARBA"! - just-another-re-branded-aestek, nothing to see here, move along people, move along.
 
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More companies keep dumping their versions of this stuff onto the market but none of them advance performance forward. Really interested to see how the H60 revamp does since it looks like they finally tried to make performance improvements.
 
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When there's a monopoly of closed loop watercooling solutions, everything is the same sh*t
It technically isn't a monopoly. It's more a duopoly as Cool-It and Asetek are the only real players in this space.

And speaking of Asetek; damn, they weren't kidding when they said their partners would be announcing their new Gen-4 AIO coolers "shortly." This was just less than 12 hours later.
 
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I don't like this whole re branding thing as in the end they are all the same for more money, but i guess its good as you could find the original ones e.g Asetek cheaper
(well at least that's in my case cause i know a shop that has the 570LC and 570LX cheaper than the only other way i could get them "online")
 
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Good to see the 140 mm rads are going main stream.
 
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Good to see the 140 mm rads are going main stream.
Indeed, This helps populate the market with 140mm fans, I'd love a 140mm GentleTyphoon
 

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its a "JARBA"! - just-another-re-branded-aestek, nothing to see here, move along people, move along.
That's a clever acronym. :)

Indeed, This helps populate the market with 140mm fans, I'd love a 140mm GentleTyphoon
Here you go friend, Swiftech makes the Helix series of fans, they are meant to supplement the Gentle Typhoon and the fan blades look identical. It uses a modified sleeve bearing known as the Z-Bearing. There are three kinds, 120mm, 140mm, and 120mm PWM.

http://www.swiftech.com/accessories-2.aspx
 
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i was kinda hoping nzxt would give us a better watercooling kit with thicker radiators or something with a vapor chamber
 
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It technically isn't a monopoly. It's more a duopoly as Cool-It and Asetek are the only real players in this space.

And speaking of Asetek; damn, they weren't kidding when they said their partners would be announcing their new Gen-4 AIO coolers "shortly." This was just less than 12 hours later.
Asetek pretty much rule the market and afaik actually sueing Cool-it systems for using their patent so...