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NZXT Kraken X72 360mm - All-In-One RGB CPU Liquid Cooler - CAM-Powered - Infinity Mirror Design - Performance Engineered Pump - Reinforced Extended Tubing - Aer P120mm Radiator Fan (3 Included)

Pros: -Well built fans included with the AIO, better than any other AIO out there hands down, with antivibration built into them. - no clearance issues like you would fane with a 280 rad. -Pump and fans are very quiet at stock (Note: I say this because if you are putting custom fan curves and such for performance and do not care about ambient noise like myself then you will hear fans if not wearing a headset and depending on distance from the tower.) -They actually include enough screws with the Rad. to put a screw in each hole of the Rad to keep it securely mounted and they even include washers if you so wish to add them. ( Note: these are mounting screws only not the FAN mounting Screws which are longer, so please be aware they do not include the fan screws if you are wanting to do a PUSH-PULL Configuration) -Reinforced tubing is nice an flexible easy to manipulate after mounting rad before attaching it to the CPU. -Wiring was long enough but not to long that it make it look tacky and nice and easy to hide. -Included all necessary cables to attach fans and even an extension cable for any other fans you may have mounted in your case. -The best part I would have to say is the Guarantee that comes with it. before purchasing I contacted NZXT about the Warranty and was assured if it screws up my system because of a leak that they where willing to cover the failure and damage. On top of this as of right now they are leading the industry with a 6 year Manufacture warranty if the pump fails. You cannot beat that because I will more than likely have replaced this system before the warranty expires. -Cam works well and is easy to setup. I suggest if you a new or lost when you start CAM to use the tutorial that is build it so you know what you are doing and so you can also set it up to you preferences. As a side note on CAM after you first boot your system and have CAM Installed if you are not seeing the COLOR options to adjust the RGB reboot your system and you should then see it within CAM, this is however if you installed everything correctly. If I could Make a suggestion to NZXT, the only thing I would say is that given the way the pump is designed, I think you could almost have the pump pre-wired if you snaked the wires to the pump down one or both of the tubes coming from the radiator just a suggestion to help clean it up a little but all in all a very sleek design best on the market

Cons: -Not a con, but the Instructions are a little messy and could be more simplified as they just slap all languages together and it comes on a piece of paper the size of a small poster. But its not a big deal Just a suggestion.

Overall Review: I have my 9700k clocked at 4.9Ghz, at idle my speeds are sitting at 28C the cooler actually starts off around 40c but after leaving the system on for 30 or so minutes with the settings in CAM (which is the software used to regulate the AIO) set to liquid performance my temps then drop to the 28C when idling. With about a 10 hour gaming session my Temps where staying within 35-38C respectively. But Please note, I did Remove the stock thermal paste that came with the cooler and replaced it with ARTIC MX-4 . I also Have modified my case to house two 140MM fans at the front with one 120MM fan in between them and intake fans. with one 120mm fan as an exhaust fan at the rear of the case as well as the stock three NZXT fans that came with the pump exhausting through the top, as the Radiator is top mounted in my case.


NZXT Kraken Z Series Z73 360mm - RL-KRZ73-01 - AIO RGB CPU Liquid Cooler - Customizable LCD Display - Improved Pump - Powered by CAM V4 - RGB Connector - Aer P 120mm Radiator Fans (3 Included)

Features CUSTOMIZE YOUR BATTLESTATION: With a bright, 2.36" LCD screen capable of displaying 24-bit color, you can now completely customize the look of your CPU cooler

STAY IN CONTROL: CAM's elegant, user-friendly software makes you the master of your PC with simple-to-use, intuitive controls, you can manage your Kraken's performance and appearance with ease

INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE: Featuring a chamfered intake and fluid dynamic bearings, they deliver silent operation, long-term reliability, and powerful cooling performance

SIMPLE INSTALLATION: With the fully programmable display, the pump can be rotated* to fit the needs of your motherboard without affecting the direction of the logo or image

COMPATIBLE SOCKET & CPU: Intel Socket LGA 1151, 1150, 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011, 2011-3, 2066 / AMD Socket AM4, TR4(bracket not included)
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Features & Specifications

NZXT has long provided the overclocking and enthusiast PC market with quality liquid cooling solutions, often offering up great performance and lighting options as well. Building upon those successes, the new Kraken X72 utilizes a 360mm aluminum radiator and a re-engineered pump that delivers the cooling performance you'd expect, even for the most heat-generating consumer chips.

The Kraken X72 comes with mounting hardware to support all current Intel and mainstream AMD processor sockets, and its support for the Asetek bracket included with AMD's TR4-socket processors brings Kraken and Threadripper together. Call it "Kraken-ripper," "Thread-Kraken," or whatever ever you like. So long as you don't balk at the price, this cooler should suit your needs nicely.


Thickness1.125" (2.25" w/fans)
Width4.75" (120.65mm)
Depth15.50" (393.7mm)
Pump Height2.08" (52.9mm)
ControllerSoftware, BIOS
Cooling Fans(3) 120 x 25mm
Connectors(1) 3-Pin, (3) 4-Pin PWM, USB to 9-pin
Weight47.2 Ounces (1.340kg)
Intel Sockets2066, 2011x, 1366, 115x
AMD SocketsAM2(+), AM3(+) AM4, FM1, FM2(+), TR4
Warranty6 Years


To help dissipate CPU heat, NZXT provides three of the company's Aer P120 fans, rated up to 2000RPM.  A USB Mini-B-to-9-pin cable allows direct coordination with NZXT CAM software (should you choose to install it), assuming you have an open 9-pin USB header on you motherboard.

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The NZXT CAM user interface software provides a dashboard look at your entire PC system, including system memory utilization, drive storage, and operational details for the X72.  Display and color options for the infinity mirror (more on that shortly), logo, and ring are chosen using an RGB color picker, along with various properties to represent color changes for CPU thermal load or other feedback. 

A note to those wary of data collection on their PCs: NZXT prompts users when running the application that its CAM software will send system information to a cloud-based database. And whether you choose to authorize this or simply use CAM in "guest mode," data still gets sent to the company's servers. So if you're worried about NZXT getting all up in the details of your hardware, you may want to look to competing products, or just not install the software.

The Kraken X72 pump is housed within the CPU cooling block module, and it displays the NZXT logo beneath its infinity mirror top. Tubing enters and exists from the pump housing via 90-degree swivel fittings, to allow for ease of installation and positioning of the braided nylon hoses. 

The side of the cooling block housing also has two ports on the ‘top’ side, if viewing the Kraken X72 as installed atop your CPU. One is the Mini-B USB port for connectivity and management with software, that connects to your board via a 9-pin USB 2.0 header cable.  The narrow 9-pin header also connects to a 3-way PWM splitter for managing the Aer P120 fans via software as well.

The base of the CPU cooling module is a finely milled circular copper block. The cooler comes garnished with a pad of pre-applied thermal paste, although we use Arctic MX-4 during our cooler tests, to take paste quality out of the equation. Clearing this paste allows an unobstructed view of the copper base. This view from below also shows the block-keyed pattern, which allows twist locking/unlocking of the mounting plates.

Rubber grommets around mounting holes limit vibration noise of the three 120mm PWM fans. While the NZXT CPU cooling module offers up RGB lighting control and functionality, the cooling fans do not.

Mounting the Kraken X72 is actually far easier than you might imagine. The bulk of the work involves just getting the 360 radiator wedged inside the case and into position to secure with screws.  The USB data cable can be seen here, angling off the the top of the cooling block, while the fan header is hidden at the top.

Here, we see the Kraken X72 sitting quietly atop our AMD Threadripper 1900X testbed. Ambient lighting is reduced in this photo in attempt to capture a more comprehensive look at the lighting display of the mirrored face. The X72 makes use of the AMD Threadripper’s boxed, twist-lock mounting ring for TR4 sockets.

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Kraken X73


360mm Liquid Cooler

This All-in-One (AIO) liquid cooler is designed for full and mid-tower cases with support for 360mm radiator mounting, this AIO delivers the highest cooling potential of any NZXT Kraken.

  • Rotatable top accommodates logo re-orientation*
  • Individually addressable RGB lighting and infinity mirror design
  • NZXT RGB Connector for NZXT RGB accessories
  • User friendly controls with NZXT CAM
  • Three 120mm Aer P radiator fans with chamfered intake and fluid dynamic bearings
  • Fine nylon mesh sleeves strengthens rubber tubing to protect from leaks
  • 6-year warranty

The pump orientation can be changed in 30° increments

CPU Compatibility

  • Intel LGA: 1200, 1151, 1150, 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011, 2011-3, 2066
  • Intel Series: i9, i7, i5, i3, Pentium, Celeron
  • AMD Socket: AM4, sTRX4, TR4
  • AMD Series: Ryzen 9, Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 3,Threadripper* Threadripper bracket not included

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Installation Accessories



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NZXT Kraken Z73 setup in Lian Li Dynamic XL with push/pull and Lian Li SL120s


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