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#1 Banana

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Posted 06 December 2016 - 09:21 PM

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#2 chconline

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 10:01 AM

Great shots. Also looks like a pretty solid performer.


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#3 Big Bang

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Posted 10 December 2016 - 11:37 AM

Does it come with 4 Fans? That's a lot of Cooling.


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Posted 10 December 2016 - 01:50 PM

Does it come with 4 Fans? That's a lot of Cooling.

 

No, it comes with two. The cable they include has four fan connections though, if you ever want to add two more fans.



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Posted 12 December 2016 - 10:48 AM

Haha, 4 fans on a radiator is a massive overkill imo.


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#6 performance_1

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Posted 13 December 2016 - 05:40 PM

is there a reason why the fans behind the radiator and not in front in the photo?



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Posted 13 December 2016 - 06:08 PM

is there a reason why the fans behind the radiator and not in front in the photo?

 

I just used the photo for the pull configuration. However, I tested both push and pull.



#8 chconline

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 02:21 PM

Editing is complete. This review is post-dated for December 30th release.


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#9 TL6MT

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Posted 16 December 2016 - 11:11 AM

Performance looks really solid - I'm surprised the pull only accounted for 1 degree difference.



#10 chconline

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Posted 18 December 2016 - 05:30 PM

Yep, I thought it would be 2 or 3. That's pretty decent, and good job to Ben for doing both tests (Y)


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Posted 19 December 2016 - 02:47 PM

Yep, I thought it would be 2 or 3. That's pretty decent, and good job to Ben for doing both tests (Y)

Lol, great job Ben!



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Posted 21 December 2016 - 06:21 PM

 

I just used the photo for the pull configuration. However, I tested both push and pull.

thanks ben

 

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Posted 23 December 2016 - 08:13 AM

Agreed, looks like a very solid cooler. Great stuff Ben :)


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Posted 25 December 2016 - 08:00 AM

 

No, it comes with two. The cable they include has four fan connections though, if you ever want to add two more fans.

I see that's too Bad. Great testing and great review as always - looks like you got all the Cooling reviews lately.


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Posted 28 December 2016 - 08:50 AM

I see that's too Bad. Great testing and great review as always - looks like you got all the Cooling reviews lately.

Is APH becoming a cooling review website?



#16 Banana

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Posted 04 January 2017 - 06:47 PM

http://aphnetworks.c...nzxt-kraken-x52

 

Review is up! 



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Posted 04 January 2017 - 06:58 PM

thanks for the review

 

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#18 chconline

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 10:42 PM

Great review (Y)


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Posted 08 January 2017 - 08:14 AM

The performance is really good but seems a bit expensive. Its crazy how much coolers cost nowadays.



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Posted 09 January 2017 - 03:36 PM

The performance is really good but seems a bit expensive. Its crazy how much coolers cost nowadays.

 

Yeah. The increase in price, for this cooler at least, is definitely the LED customization on the water block, because this is definitely one of the nicest looking water coolers I have seen. Which is mostly due to the water block.