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NZXT Kraken X62 Liquid CPU Cooler Review

By: Chad Sebring | CPU Liquid Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Mar 31, 2017 5:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 98%Manufacturer: NZXT

NZXT CAM Software

 

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After installation, choosing to create a profile or entering as a guest, and after a short tutorial, this is what CAM will display right away. The dashboard is where you can look to see CPU temperature and usage, video card temperature and usage, fan speeds, drives and space, even RAM information. The bottom of the window will always display information on the Kraken, where we see the mode it's in, the coolant temperature, fan speed percentage, and the pump and fan speeds in real-time.

 

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Under tuning, with the cooling tab opened, you can make your way to this window. This is where you can go to change the fan control mode, or the pump control mode, set custom fan curves, or use a fixed level to run all the time. What you do in the charts is what will be displayed at the bottom, after saving the changes.

 

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Under lighting, still in the tuning section, you can adjust the lights. At the top, you can run both on, either of them off, or both off. The lower section allows you to select a preset mode of lighting, or you can choose to use them in a static color using the color options or RGB codes on the right.

 

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For more LED options, move to the smart section. Here you can have the head unit display GPU temperatures by color, red being hot and blue being cold. You can also change it to reflect the CPU temperature, as well as opting for FPS on screen, and customize the color scale to whatever you want.

 

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You can even let the music or game noise control what the LEDs do with this cooler. You can set a level which will set off the LED response, sync it to the PC sounds, or just use the RGB LEDS to show when the bass is booming.

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