NZXT Kraken X41 AIO CPU Cooler Review 47

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  • Manufacturer: NZXT
  • Model: Kraken X41
  • Price: £69.95 (At the time of review)

NZXT is a well-known company in the computer hardware industry and has had some of the most sought after cases on the market in recent years. NZXT is always one step ahead of the competition when it comes to unique designs and this is most certainly one of the things that have led to their success. Over the years, NZXT have gathered up a nice little arsenal of products that includes cases, AIO CPU coolers, case fans, power supplies, case accessories and have recently also released an in-home streaming device called the Doko.

NZXT are always looking to better themselves and their products, which in turn, is always good for us users. In saying such, today I will be taking a look at the Kraken X41 AIP CPU Cooler which NZXT recently updated and in doing so they have made the radiator of the X41 24% thicker than that of the previous X40. One of the great things about AIO CPU coolers is that they will allow users to gain some of the performance benefits from water cooling in a sealed unit that requires no maintenance. This will not only allow users to expand the life of their hardware but will also allow them to push it further via overclocking, as the temperatures, will, in most cases, be lower than using a standard cooler.


Model Number RL-KRX41-01
Fan Air Flow 42.4-106.1 CFM
Fan Air Pressure 0.36-1.97mmH2O
Fan Bearing Nano Bearing
Motor Speed 2400-3600 ± 150 RPM
Fan Connector 4 Pin PWM
Motor Voltage 12V
Motor Connector 3 Pin
Compatibility Intel LGA 2011-3, 1366, 1156, 1155, 1150 CPUs
AMD FM2, FM1, AM3+, AM3, AM2+, AM2 CPUs
Fan Dimensions 140 x 140 x 25mm
Motor Current 325mA
Radiator Dimensions 140 x 172.5 x 36mm
Fan Model NZXT FX V2 140mm Performance PWM Fan
Fan Noise Level 20-37 dBA
Material Copper
Tube Length 400mm
LED Color Hue Controlled Color Changing Lights
Fan Speed 800~2000 RPM ± 10%
Fan Voltage 12 VDC
UPC 815671011947
EAN 5060301691197
Control Method Kraken+ Software Module
Warranty 6 Years
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