First time building a PC (coolant help)

edited June 2022 in Help Choosing Parts

I just recently ordered the parts for a new computer I am building. I am pretty familiar with parts and what not however liquid cooling is something I know nothing about. Can anyone let me know if I need a specific coolant to use with the NZXT Kraken Z73 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler?


  • Vaganza
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    The coolant is self contained on those, you don't have to add anything to it.

  • magarity
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    You can't open an AIO liquid cooler.

    They work great, just keep in mind that after about 8 or 10 years enough coolant will permeate out that it won't work well anymore.

    The Corsair 4000D comes with two fans and has 6 places total. So, with the 3 on the AIO and the 2 with the case, you only need 1 to fill the case completely. Why are you selecting a 5 pack of fans?

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