For a triple fan 360mm AIO that's a crazy price, and is less than some companies charge for a single fan 120mm AIO. For people on a strict budget, the Mercury would a great option for someone that thought a 360mm AIO was out of their reach. Compare CPU Coolers: NZXTKrakenX63vsKrakenX63 RGB. Newer product, it was released around 9 months later.
No need for a separate controller. The directions from NZXT are somewhat lacking. The NZXT cable coming out of the pump head (the three wires coming out of one connector) controls the fan RGB . Connect that wire to the single wire that goes back to the fan (In). Then the 2 fans are connected with the short in/out labeled wire.
Display Panel Active Area: 2.36" (60mm) diameter. Display Color: 24-bit true color LCD. This is a review of the NZXT Kraken Z63 AIO liquid cooler. It's a 280mm AIO that has a customizable 2.36" LCD display on the pump block that allows you to see. This is a review of the NZXT Kraken Z63 AIO liquid cooler.
X3 has improved RGB effects. Speaking of the logo, NZXT improved the look of the LED ring to make the KrakenX53, X63, and X73 more stylish than ever.