Accessories and Documentation
It doesn't matter whose name is on the kit, the hardware is all the same as the other Asetek units. Here you have the AMD top and bottom plates on the left, the lock ring in the middle, and the Intel bottom and top mounting hardware on the right.
You also get four bags full of goodies. At the top left are the LGA2011 legs with the universal set in the bag below it. On the right there is the top bracket hardware, isolation foam pads, and the metal inserts for the back plates. The last bag at the bottom offers eight long and five short fans screws and eight washers to give you everything you need for any installation.
We saw the paperwork when we first opened the box. What I didn't see at first was that they also stashed a CD with the software on it, into the folded paperwork. So once the X40 is installed, you can either insert this disc, or venture to the NZXT website for the software.
One side of the paper offers the Intel mounting in eight steps. It also offers a full listing of the components included so you can verify ahead of time that you have what you need to get the X40 into your rig.
The AMD mounting instruction don't offer the contents section, but it does take the same eight steps to install the X40. Basically everything is the same except for steps one through three where you add in the pads and pick the correct top and bottom mounting kit.
The last bit in the kit is the FX-140RX-PWM fan included with the X40. While the specifications are really good, I also like the contrast of the nine white blades against the fans frame, and more importantly, as it is attached to the radiator in your chassis.
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
- Page 1 [Introduction]
- Page 2 [Specifications, Availability and Pricing]
- Page 3 [Packaging]
- Page 4 [NZXT Kraken X40 AIO CPU Cooler]
- Page 5 [NZXT Kraken X40 Continued]
- Page 6 [Accessories and Documentation]
- Page 7 [Installation and Finished Product]
- Page 8 [Software]
- Page 9 [Test System and Thermal Results]
- Page 10 [Noise Level Results]
- Page 11 [Final Thoughts]
Recommended for You
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- GeForce GT 1030 to cost $80, will compete against RX 550
- 'Kingsman' sequel releases first explosive trailer
- Intel's new Xeon rocks 28C/56T, costs over $12,000
- George Miller still planning two 'Mad Max' sequels
- Call of Duty WWII creatively strips players of power
- HDD to SSD
- Lenovo IdeaCentre Y710 Cube Gaming PC Review
- Synology RT2600ac Wireless Router Review
- Cursor disappearing randomly
- AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11G Review
- Western Digital ships fourth-generation Helium Hard Drive platform with Ultrastar He12 12TB advanced storage hard drives
- Call of Duty: WWII delivers gripping action on global scale
- Nokia partners with Lucasfilm to deliver an immersive behind-the-scenes VR experience of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
- New LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 bridges the port gap and delivers massive capacity to streamline creative workflows
- ENERMAX launches D.F. STORM, the 3500RPM fan featuring self-cleaning design