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NZXT Kraken X42 vs Kraken X31 120mm

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NZXT Kraken X42

NZXT Kraken X31 120mm

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Brand
NZXT
Brand
NZXT
Model
RL-KRX42-02
Model
RL-KRX31-01
Release Date
📅 June 2017
Release Date
📅 July 2014
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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Supported Sockets
  • AM2
  • AM2+
  • AM3
  • AM3+
  • AM4
  • FM1
  • FM2
  • FM2+
  • LGA1150
  • LGA1151
  • LGA1155
  • LGA1156
  • LGA1200
  • LGA1366
  • LGA2011
  • LGA2011-3
  • LGA2066
Supported Sockets
  • AM2
  • AM2+
  • AM3
  • AM3+
  • AM4
  • FM1
  • FM2
  • FM2+
  • LGA1150
  • LGA1151
  • LGA1155
  • LGA1156
  • LGA1366
  • LGA2011
  • LGA2011-3
  • LGA2066
Liquid Cooler
Yes
Liquid Cooler
Yes
Radiator Size
140mm
Radiator Size
120mm
Bearing Type
-
Bearing Type
-
Noise Level
21.0 - 38.0 dbA
Noise Level
18.0 - 34.0 dbA
Fan RPM
500 - 1800 RPM
Fan RPM
800 - 2000 RPM
Height
-
Height
-
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What are the differences between NZXT Kraken X42 and Kraken X31 120mm? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better cpu cooler.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the NZXT Kraken X42:

  • 70% cheaper, you can save $166.80.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Supports the following sockets formats not supported by counterpart: LGA1200.

Reasons to pick the NZXT Kraken X31 120mm:

  • Generally quieter.
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