NZXT Kraken X42 Review & Specifications

NZXT Kraken X42 CPU Liquid Cooler RL-KRX42-02


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Enhanced design achieves superior cooling with efficiency while keeping acoustics to a minimum
Independent tuning for the fan and pump performance though CAM software
Customize the pump with the most advanced lighting effects
Fine nylon sleeves strengthen the rubber tubing
Uses Aer P radiator fans for maximum performance and minimal noise

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Specs Overview

Model RL-KRX42-02
Release Date June 2017
Supported Sockets AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, AM4, FM1, FM2, FM2+, LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA1366, LGA2011, LGA2011-3, LGA2066
Liquid Cooler
Radiator Size 140mm
Noise Level 21.0 - 38.0 dbA
Fan RPM 500 - 1800 RPM

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Dimensions Radiator: 175 x 143 x 30mm
Pump: 80 x 80 x 52.9mm
Material(s) Aluminum, copper, plastic, ultra-low evaporation rubber, nylon sleeving
Weight 890g
CPU Socket Support Intel Socket 1151, 1150, 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011, 2011-3, 2066
AMD Socket AM4, FM2+, FM2, FM1, AM3+, AM3, AM2+, AM2
Ram Height Clearance 35mm
Control Modes Fan: Silent / Performance / Custom / Manual
Pump: Silent / Performance / Custom / Manual
Control Method Software with CAM
LED Modes Preset Modes: Fixed, Breathing, Fading, Marquee, Covering Marquee, Pulse, Spectrum Wave, Alternating, Tai Chi, Water Cooler, Loading
Reactive Modes: Smart and Audio
Pump Speed 1,600~2,800 +/- 300RPM
Fan Model Aer P140
Number of Fans 1
Fan Speed 500~1,800 +/- 300RPM
Fan Noise Level 21-38dBA
Warranty 6 years
Model Number RL-KRX42-01
RL-KRX42-02 (Includes AM4 Bracket)
UPC 815671012852
815671013422 (Includes AM4 Bracket)
EAN 5060301693184
5060301693740 (Includes AM4 Bracket)

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