10 Best Liquid Coolers 2021

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Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L RGB V2 – ⭐ Best Overall Liquid Cooler

MLW-D24M-A18PC-R2 by Cooler Master

  • Release date: 04/23/2020
  • Weight: 2.32 pounds
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 4.7 x 1.1 inches
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L RGB V2
  • 3rd Generation Dual Chamber Pump for overall cooling efficiency and performance
  • New SickleFlow Refreshed exterior design for improved lighting and fan blades for a quiet airflow performance
  • RGB Lighting Signature cooling performance with an RGB design for all of the users wanting lighting effects that are fully customizable
  • The larger surface area increased the surface area of the fins on the radiator for better heat dissipation
  • Industrial grade seal high: Industrial Grade EPDM material to strengthen the seal for improved longevity and Anti-Leaking
  • Controller: Included a wired RGB Controller
  • CPU socket support: LGA2066, LGA2011-v3, LGA2011, LGA1200, LGA1151, LGA1150, LGA1156, LGA1155, AM4, AM3+, AM3, AM2+, AM2, FM2+, FM2, FM1

Corsair iCUE H150i Elite Capellix Liquid CPU Cooler – 👑 Premium Pick

CW-9060048-WW by Corsair

  • Release date: 09/21/2020
  • Color: RGB Pump + Fans
  • Weight: 2.43 pounds
  • Dimensions: 15.6 x 4.7 x 4.7 inches
  • Warranty: 5 year manufacturer
Corsair iCUE H150i Elite Capellix Liquid CPU Cooler
  • A high-performance RGB pump head provides powerful, low-noise cooling for your CPU, lit by 33 ultra-bright CAPELLIX RGB LEDs
  • Includes a Corsair iCUE commander core smart RGB Lighting and Fan speed controller, for precise speed and lighting control over up to six RGB Fans
  • Three 120mm Corsair ML RGB Magnetic Levitation PWM fans deliver powerful airflow for extreme CPU cooling performance, with eight RGB LEDs per fan
  • Accurately control your cooling via PWM, adjusting fan speeds from 400 to 2,400 RPM
  • Zero RPM fan profiles in Corsair iCUE software allow fans to stop entirely at low temperatures, eliminating fan noise
  • Compatible Sockets: Intel LGA 1150, 1151, 1155, 1156, 1200, 1366, 2011, 2011-3, 2066 and AMD AM2, AM3, AM4, FM1, FM2, sTR4, sTRX4

NZXT Kraken X63 280mm

RL-KRX63-01 by NZXT

  • Release date: 01/28/2020
  • Warranty: 6 Years
NZXT Kraken X63 280mm
  • Design: With a re-designed cap and larger infinity mirror ring LED, the new Kraken X allows for adjusting the orientation of the pump head to fit without affecting the direction of the logo
  • Bigger And Brighter: 10% bigger infinitty mirror cap allows for more vivid RGB and a rotating cap accommodates re-orienting the logo no matter the direction the cooler is installed
  • Better Control: Full CAM integration allows you to manage your Kraken’s performance with precision
  • Incredible Performance: The Aer P radiator fans feature a chamfered intake and fluid dynamic bearing that provides silent operations, durability, and powerful cooling performance
  • Simple Installation: Fine nylon mesh sleeves strengthen the rubber tubing, providing durability and protection against mishandling
  • Compatible Socket & CPU: Intel Socket LGA 1151, 1150, 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011, 2011-3, 2066 / AMD Socket AM4, TR4(bracket not included)

MSI MAG CORELIQUID 360R

MAG Core Liquid 360R by MSI

  • Release date: 04/30/2020
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 5.05 pounds
  • Dimensions: 17.6 x 8.1 x 5.4 inches
  • Warranty: 5 year manufacturer
MSI MAG CORELIQUID 360R
  • TIMELESS RELIABILITY - The motor ceramic bearing has been designed to stand up to 100,000 hours of life expectancy.
  • TOTAL RGB FAN CONTROL The included RGB fans support custom speed with PWM fan and customizable lighting through software.
  • ROTATABLE CAP - Mount the cold plate in any orientation, turn the cap up to 270 degrees to keep it upright.
  • RADIATOR PUMP DESIGN - The pump has been integrated into the radiator for sound dampening and noise reduction.
  • Compatible Socket & CPU: Intel LGA1150/1151/1155/1156/1200, LGA1366, LGA2011, LGA2011-3, LGA2066 / AMD AM4, FM2+, FM2, FM1, AM3+, AM3, AM2+, AM2, TR4
  • Compatible devices: Desktop

EVGA CLC 360mm All-in-one RGB LED CPU Liquid Cooler

400-HY-CL36-V1 by EVGA

  • Release date: 07/30/2019
  • Weight: 4.2 pounds
  • Dimensions: 17.7 x 7.9 x 5.6 inches
  • Warranty: 5 year manufacturer
EVGA CLC 360mm All-in-one RGB LED CPU Liquid Cooler
  • Compatible with Intel LGA2066/2011/2011-v3/1200/1150/1151/1155/1156/1366 and AMD AM2/AM3/AM4/FM1/FM2/TR4 and upcoming variants
  • 360mm Triple fan, radiator
  • RGB LEDs, can be synced to other EVGA RGB components
  • Unique EVGA fan design for reducing noise without sacrificing performance
  • Includes the software suite for monitoring and managing EVGA AIO's, EVGA flow Control. Airflow: 74. 82 CFM (Max)

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo CPU Cooler – 💲 Best Budget Liquid Cooler

RR-212E-20PK-R2 by Cooler Master

  • Release date: 12/14/2018
  • Color: Hyper 212 EVO
  • Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Dimensions: 3.1 x 6.3 x 4.7 inches
  • Warranty: 12 months
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo CPU Cooler
  • Air flow: 82.9 CFM; Noise level: 36.0 decibels
  • Fan dimensions:120 x 120 x 25 millimeter (4.7 x 4.7 x 1 inches)
  • Heat sink dimensions: 116 x 51 x 159 millimeter (4.6 x 2 x 6.2 inch)

ASUS TUF Gaming LC 240 RGB All-in-one Liquid CPU Cooler

90RC0091-M0UAY0 by ASUS

  • Release date: 09/02/2020
  • Dimensions: 22.2 x 14.3 x 9.9 inches
  • Warranty: 5 Year Warranty
ASUS TUF Gaming LC 240 RGB All-in-one Liquid CPU Cooler
  • TUF Gaming radiator fans with fan blade groove design for optimized airflow and reduce fan noise.
  • NCVM-coating pump cover accentuates the rugged, modern aesthetics
  • Styled to complement TUF Gaming motherboards, at the center stage of your build
  • Reinforced, sleeved tubing for increased durability

Corsair Hydro Series H60 AIO Liquid CPU Cooler

CW-9060036-WW by Corsair

  • Release date: 03/08/2018
  • Weight: 1.32 pounds
  • Dimensions: 14.2 x 6.3 x 4.7 inches
  • Warranty: 5 years
Corsair Hydro Series H60 AIO Liquid CPU Cooler
  • Precise PWM Control: Dynamically adjust fan speed between 600 RPM to 1,700 RPM with a 120 millimeter Corsair SP Series PWM fan, making it easy to minimize noise or maximize airflow
  • 120mm High Density Radiator: Experience lower CPU temperatures with a 120mm high density slim radiator
  • LED Illuminated Pump Head: White LED lit pump head adds a touch of brilliance to any system build. Fan Airflow 57.2 CFM. Noise Level 28.3 dBA
  • Efficient Cold Plate and Pump: Thermally optimized cold plate and low noise pump design for more efficient, quieter cooling; Radiator Material: Aluminum
  • Easy to Install: Modular tool free mounting bracket for quick and easy installation onto all current AM4, LGA 1151 and LGA 2066 socket CPUs
  • NOTE: Refer user manual before use

Thermaltake Water 3.0 ARGB Motherboard Sync Edition AMD/Intel LGA1200 Ready

CL-W233-PL12SW-A by Thermaltake

  • Release date: 02/01/2019
  • Weight: 4.1 pounds
  • Dimensions: 1.8 x 1 x 0.8 inches
  • Warranty: 3 year manufacturer
Thermaltake Water 3.0 ARGB Motherboard Sync Edition AMD/Intel LGA1200 Ready
  • Digital/analog - customize pump and Fan lighting with as US aura, Gigabyte RGB FUSION, MSI Mystic Light Sync, ASROCK polychrome or through the included a RGB Controller Offering 7 light modes and 8 full light preset colors
  • Ready to sync - equipped with an a RGB LED Ring on the pump and a RGB radiator fans, lighting effects can be synchronized with select as US, Gigabyte, MSI, and ASROCK 5V RGB header motherboards and controlled via motherboard RGB software
  • Find your color - select from 16. 8 million colors, bringing the right atmosphere to any system theme
  • High efficiency radiator - large surface radiator increases cooling and provides exceptional heat dissipation
  • Performance water block - copper base plate accelerates the heat conductivity for water block and pump
  • No refill required - reinforced-sleeved low evaporation tubing delivers the best durability and effectively decreases the loss of coolant
  • Tube length - (360)400mm, (240)326mm, (120)326mm
  • Compatible Sockets - Intel LGA 2066, 2011-3, 2011, 1200, 1150, 1151, 1155, 1156, 1366 and AMD AM4, AM3+, AM3, AM2+, AM2, FM2, FM1
  • 3 Years Warranty

ID-COOLING AURAFLOW X 240 CPU Water Cooler 12V RGB AIO

AURAFLOW X 240 by ID-COOLING

  • Color: AURAFLOW X 240
ID-COOLING AURAFLOW X 240 CPU Water Cooler 12V RGB AIO
  • 【Better Heat Dissipation】The cpu water cooler equipped with 240mm radiator and 2x120mm PWM fans to make sure excellent heat transfer from cpu.
  • 【RGB Lighting】RGB lighting on pump and fans are adjustable to match your PC build.
  • 【RGB Color Changing】The RGB lighting can sync with the motherboard, a wired RGB controller is included for non-RGB motherboards for customizing colors.
  • PWM Fans】Dual 120mm RGB PWM fans deliver a blast of color and improved airflow for extreme CPU cooling performance. Max. Air Flow: 74.5CFM ; Noise Level: 18~35.2dB(A)
  • 【Compatibility】Intel LGA2066/2011/1366/1151/1150/1155/1156/1200 & AMD AM4

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