Razer debuts it own PC components with RGB-ridden power supply, AIO cooler, and fans

Razer is renowned for its PC accessories, laptops, and — hmm — face masks, but it now wants to be at the forefront of your thoughts when it comes time to replace your PC. To that aim, it has unveiled four new items, all of which are PC components, that can give your next build a bit more Razer flare.

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The Katana Chroma power supply, Hanbo Chroma all-in-one (AIO) liquid cooler, Kunai Chroma fans, and a PWM PC fan controller are the four items. This is Razer's first foray into the PC component market, and it competes with Corsair, Cooler Master, and EVGA.

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The Chroma is an all-in-one liquid cooler available with an addressable RGB pump cap and 240mm or 360mm radiator sizes. Razer teamed up with the experts at Asetek to produce this cooler, which uses an optimised pump intake design for silent operation and improved reliability. Both versions support AMD's AM4 socket as well as Intel's final few sockets, including LGA1700 for 12th-generation Alder Lake CPUs.

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Joining the Hanbo is the Razer Kunai, a new set of Chroma RGB case fans featuring the industry’s latest hydraulic bearing technology. These fans are designed with a thin profile, while the blades are shaped to deliver maximum airflow while maintaining low noise levels. According to Razer, the Kunai fans are capable of producing 70 percent more static pressure compared to competing case fans, while also providing a 26 percent CFM improvement.

The Razer Kunai will be available in 120mm and 140mm sizes and also work with Razer’s new PWM fan controller, which can support up to eight Kunai fans and integrates with Razer Synapse, so you can customise the fan curve to best suit your needs.


An ARGB fan is included with the power supply, which you can control with Razer Chroma. When this fan is not in use, it goes into a zero RPM mode, which reduces noise. Razer claims the Katana will be available in early 2022, but no price or release date has been announced.

The final piece to the puzzle here is the Razer Katana. The Katana power supply is the product that most people are interested in. Razer will offer variants ranging from 750 to 1,200 watts, all of which are fully modular and have an 80 Plus Platinum efficiency certification. Razer also released a 1,600W version with the coveted 80 Plus Titanium seal, which achieves 94 percent efficiency at 50 percent load on the power supply. The Titanium rating isn't seen on many of the greatest PC power supplies.

The AIO is the result of a collaboration with Asetek, the company behind some of the top AIO cooler designs from EVGA, NZXT, MSI, and Thermaltake.

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On these coolers, Razer touts an upgraded pump intake design and better durability, but if you've seen one, you've seen them all. When it comes to thermal performance, most AIOs are similar.
 

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