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#1 Bosco

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 10:27 AM

Today Chris takes a look at the NZXT Kraken X31 Liquid CPU Cooler.

 

Read his review here and see how it performs:

 

http://www.overclock...ews/kraken_x31/


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Posted 30 July 2014 - 05:55 AM

Not sure what I am gonna do for my next CPU cooler, I like the reliability of a large air cooler, but the enclosed water loops are so cool!


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Posted 30 July 2014 - 09:39 AM

I like them, my only issue is some of them just scream when they heat up. Reminds me of running some AMD cards with loud fans lol.


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Posted 30 July 2014 - 05:52 PM

I like them, my only issue is some of them just scream when they heat up. Reminds me of running some AMD cards with loud fans lol.

 

But not all suffer from that fate! 


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Posted 31 July 2014 - 11:23 AM

 

I like them, my only issue is some of them just scream when they heat up. Reminds me of running some AMD cards with loud fans lol.

 

But not all suffer from that fate! 

 

haha very true.

 

I have been wondering if we are gonna see watercooling from Noctua down the road :)


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Posted 31 July 2014 - 06:30 PM

 

 

I like them, my only issue is some of them just scream when they heat up. Reminds me of running some AMD cards with loud fans lol.

 

But not all suffer from that fate! 

 

haha very true.

 

I have been wondering if we are gonna see watercooling from Noctua down the road :)

 

If they can get past Aseteks lawsuits I think they could make a very good one but Asetek and its lawyers have pretty much drawn its line in the sand and has forced Swiftech and others to give up the idea or license the same technology available from them now. The basically stifled any further innovation......


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Posted 01 August 2014 - 09:26 AM

Very true


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