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Deepcool Captain 240EX RGB AIO CPU Cooler Review

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Deepcool Captain 240EX RGB AIO CPU Cooler ReviewDeepcool’s product line has been incorporating several formerly disparate products into one convenient package. This was seen before with their Deepcool Genome case which integrates a chassis with an all-in-one liquid cooler. The new Captain 240EX RGB on the other hand, is an AIO liquid cooler which comes with an RGB LED controller and RGB LED strip. It is the exact same upgraded Captain 240EX core, supporting the Intel LGA115x/20xx and AMD AM3/AM4 sockets with some colorful extras.

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The Deepcool Captain 240EX RGB displays its most prominent feature up front, having a multi-colored pump block using the same familiar design as previous Captain cooler models.  The back has a diagram showing the pump and the radiator measurements so users can assess whether it will fit in their system.

Inside, the contents of the package are compartmentalized in a recycled cardboard cradle and further wrapped in plastic individually.

Deepcool Captain 240EX RGB AIO CPU Cooler Review


Deepcool Captain 240EX RGB AIO CPU Cooler Review AIO, Captain 240EX, CPU Cooler, Deepcool, rgb led 1The Captain 240EX RGB is packed with plenty of accessories. There are the essential ones that it shares with the regular Captain 240EX, but there are also several extras that are only available on the new RGB-enabled version.

The contents include

  • 2x TF120 fans
  • 1x Universal backplate
  • 8x long radiator screws
  • 8x short radiator screws
  • 1x Deepcool Gamerstorm case badge
  • 4x locking nut
  • 4x insulated locking metal stand-offs
  • 2x AMD metal mounting bar
  • 2x Intel metal mounting bar
  • 4x mounting post
  • 4x Intel LGA20xx mounting posts
  • 1x fold-out user guide
  • 1x promotional flyer
  • 1x RGB LED strip
  • 1x zip tie
  • 1x in-line RGB LED controller
  • 1x RGB header adapter
  • 4-pin PWM cable extender
  • 4-pin PWM hub

The RGB LED strip has an adhesive back and has a clear coating (non-diffused) cover for protection. It has 21 RGB LED lights across it and also has magnets between each point so it can be mounted on steel cases without using the adhesive. Although it uses 4-pins (+12V, G, R, B) the terminal end requires the bundled RGB LED cable and cannot be plugged in directly to a standard header without any modification on the plug housing. It also cannot be daisy-chained like a typical RGB LED strip.


LED Strip 350mm × 1 pc
Fan Dimensions 120X120X25mm(2PCS)
Net Weight 1249±10g
Fan Speed 500±200-1800±10%RPM
Fan Air Flow 153.04CFM(MAX)
Fan Air Pressure 3.31mmH2O(MAX)
Fan Life Expectancy 50000 hours
Fan Noise Level 17.6~31.3dB(A)
Fan Bearing Type Hydro Bearing
Fan Connector 4Pin
Fan Rated Voltage 12VDC
Fan Rated Current 0.12±10%A(MAX)
Fan Power Consumption 1.44W
Main system Dimensions 92.5X93X85mm
Radiator Dimensions 274X120X27mm
Radiator Material Aluminum
Pump Life Expectancy 120000 hours
Pump Connector 3Pin
Pump Operating Voltage 6~13.8VDC
Pump Rated Voltage 12VDC
Pump Speed 2100±10%RPM
Pump Current 0.15A(Max)
Pump Power Consumption 1.8W
Tubing Length 310mm
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