Noob question. NZXT CAM Preview Features. Great AIO. Puzzling you even need to login. Sometimes you can't log in, sometimes it seemingly forgets all your settings, and sometimes it crashes. What is bad about the NZXT CAM software? For cables, NZXT includes all the necessary wiring for power, pump control for CAM, as well as to hook up the RGB fans. It gets a bad wrap but it works just fine for me. We use them to give you the best experience. As far as features you can control your fan speeds, temps, the RGB Infiniti display and monitor just about everything. As of right now, this NZXT CAM Preview offers the following features: ALL of my hardware is now having to be warrantied, THANKS NZXT. TERMS & CONDITIONS AND PRIVACY POLICY. People consider it to be a Buggy software and it puts more load on the CPU and people also say it takes up a huge amount of data while operating the software and also some reviewed that NZXT CAM overlay not working. It’s been a meh-good experience overall but I have the H200i and needed a fan controller since my mobo only has one chassis fan header. Would appreciate any suggestions. We use them to give you the best experience. The article is not against NZXT in general, it’s about the fact that their CAM software is horrible and that they ignore the community – so I wrote it to show that there some issue + to give some little workaround links in the hope that it might help others with the same problems. So as I mentioned, it's not as if the card isn't being used. I bought my Kraken x62 2 weeks ago. Only thing I might've changed is getting the h500i instead for a smaller case since I use an mATX board, and the thing looks tiny in it. NZXT Cam 3.5.90 CAM is easy-to-use and comprehensive, providing you the essential data you need to keep your PC running optimally. NZXT CAM: I read a lot of bad reviews about CAM but I felt I wouldn’t rely on it too much so it wouldn’t bother me. They haven't fixed most of the issues we were all facing 18 months ago, I doubt they'll come through with fixing it now. BY SIGNING UP OR LOGGING IN, YOU AGREE TO NZXT, CAM, AND BLD’S . Even HDD speeds and health are monitored. CAM is a free PC monitoring software created by NZXT for PC enthusiasts and gamers. Once the update started my radiator fans stopped spinning. It's not terrible but it is stupid to have to always connect inline for it to be able to load given that the mobile app is a piece of crap and doesn't display live info, if the would make it not have to login it would be fine. Newegg shopping upgraded ™ It no longer saves any presets I make - every time I boot up, they've all been reset to defaults. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I’m not really knowledgeable about PCs. My biggest concern is CAM changing my fan curve and/or LEDs (Case and cooler LEDs). I have been using Nzxt cam every day since then and Im not sure if I have run into any problems yet. I'm not defending the program. I’ve been using it for a week or so now and haven’t had any of those issues. Controlling hardware shouldn't require connections. You will need to delete the NZXT CAM configuration folder at the following file path. Buy NZXT Kraken Z Series Z63 280mm - RL-KRZ63-01 - AIO RGB CPU Liquid Cooler - Customizable LCD Display - Improved Pump - Powered by CAM V4 - RGB Connector - Aer P 140mm Radiator Fans (2 Included) with fast shipping and top-rated customer service. Anyone is welcome to seek the input of our helpful community as they piece together their desktop. Click on the General tab; Under Boot Options, check Auto-start when Windows launches. So I was thinking of getting the NZXT Kraken or the Corsair H100i and I was closer for the Kraken just for the looks but I heard the software was REEEEEEAALLY bad on NZXT so now I'm just wondering why and should I just go with the corsair? /r/buildapc is a community-driven subreddit dedicated to custom PC assembly. When it works, it works. it's not bad, I've never had any issues with it. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The program is bugged, they know it/knew it. It's glitchy. I really like the look of the case and cooler, but I can’t bring myself to bite the bullet and get them if CAM is as terrible as people say. CAM 4.0 might be where NZXT pulls that rabbit out of a hat. I use the bios to control my fans because they are solid color led and in reality once you have them setup with the rpm's you want at what temerture that's it. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Planning on building a computer but need some advice? This is the place to ask! Cookies help us deliver our Services. saltedham 7 months ago #2. i read they added an option to not have cam mine your data (X)_(X) People online are hive minded and tend to over-sensationalize everything. Sorry. Delete any CAM icons present. NZXT CAM … I like my CAM software personally, I got an h700i and x72 aio from nzxt for my build, and I have no complaints. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Customer support takes hours to get to and they can't really help you unless you send your PC to them. This website is using cookies. CPU - Intel i5-6400 GPU - MSI GTX 1050ti Gaming X 4GB PSU - Seasonic 620w S12-Evo RAM - Avexir 8GB 2 x 4GB CHASSIS - Phanteks Enthoo Pro Full Tower (White) MONITOR - Samsung 32" 1366 x 768 | AOC 1920 x 1080 21.5" KEYBOARD - Corsair K70 Rapid Fire (non-rgb, RED) MICE - Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury MICE PAD - Corsair MM200 HEADSET - Kingston Hyper X Cloud Core These issues were fixed 2 years ago. What do you mean by disabling the USB power during shutdown? Is NZXT Cam really that bad? The two programs can run side by side, so please continue to use both if you need functionality from CAM 3.X. Open CAM and click on the Gear icon in the top nav bar to open the Settings page. Reviewed in the United States on August 17, 2018 Size: X62 280mm Verified Purchase It performed better than the reviews led me to believe it would on noise, cooling capability with a 2700x CPU running 24x7 Folding @ home. Note: I'm aware NZXT CAM had a bad history where telemetry was non-optional, and users needed an account to use it. NZXT CAM Preview is not designed to replace CAM 3.X, which you’ll still need in order to control NZXT hardware. Is NZXT CAM still as bad as people say it is? It’s fine. Sometimes it'll pop up a TOS accept, and clicking accept/decline doesn't actually close the tab, forcing me to close the software through Windows to get it to work. Maybe because I use the Google link login IDK. The pump block itself is made from plastic with copper internals. WHo knows what else though. And for the people saying that it takes up dumb amounts of data when you look at windows usage that's never happened to me, I think its only currently at a few MB's. Occasionally it throws out my login info. I fixed that be disabling the USB power on my motherboard during shutdown. This website is using cookies. Again, promises to curb bandwidth usage were made. Anything after that does not show it anymore. When it doesn't, its infuriating. If your issue is still unresolved, deleting these bad configuration files can typically resolve an issue like this. Sorry about the stupid questions lol. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Sometimes a game can crash if it conflicts with our CAM Overlay, typically these conflicts are caused by games with their own overlays or by potentially a bad driver. It's UI is actually really nice, the only problem I sometimes have is not being able to log in the first time but that's rare and if you try again it works. 2.0 out of 5 stars NZXT has a well earned reputation for its terrible CAM software and you need it to configure your Kraken. If CAM is still not pulling up or doesn't start when manually opening the application, this could be a problem with a bad configuration of CAM. If I had it to do over again I'd not purchase NZXT anything with CAM in its current state. Hey there! By the way, the fix for most CAM issues isn't unplugging cords and such, open a ticket and you'll get an email with a patch. TERMS & CONDITIONS AND PRIVACY POLICY. Their hardware is fantastic, their software is a dumpster fire. This is my first build. I had it installed to change the pump rpm however late on Tuesday night CAM decided to auto-update. HylianKnight1 7 months ago #1. topic "Nothing's non-fat, that's why the world is going to explode one day." It also frequently notifies me of changed fan settings but I’m not sure how to fix that either. This can be found in the settings section of CAM under "General" as shown in the GIF below: It is a digitally controlled lighting solution that combines intuitive software and versatile routing options to give you unprecedented PC illumination possibilities. If your CAM device is still not recognized then this could be an issue with the USB connection from the CAM Powered Device to your motherboard. Cookies help us deliver our Services. I downloaded Cam setup the lighting and fans. Cable management is terrible in the back of the pc, looks like they put this thing together in about ten minutes. The only problem is the load percentage. Never had a problem with cam here. It's not as bad as some people here are saying, mine works just fine in guest mode, fan curves and all, just cant monitor fps and such, not important to me. In the reply, NZXT_Johnny thanked users for the feedback and went on the explain what CAM does and does not collect from end users. Sorry you have to go through all that. How hard is it to release a patch that fixes the issues CAM has been having? Help us by reporting it. Is it really that bad or are those problems mentioned just temporary and fixed easily? I think the worst thing is that it is constantly downloading and uploading data, when there is no reason to. NZXT HUE Plus RGB LED Controller Case HUE plus lets you light up your system like never before. In this video, I'll show you guys the buttons/features that are included inside the CAM Software made / developed by NZXT. So I was thinking of getting the NZXT Kraken or the Corsair H100i and I was closer for the Kraken just for the looks but I heard the software was REEEEEEAALLY bad on NZXT so now I'm just wondering why and should I just go with the corsair? NZXT seemed like a good option but their build quality is just subpar. NZXT CAM will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of … I use other programs I like for FPS overlay, recording, etc. If you continue using our website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. If it is, why isn’t NZXT doing anything to fix it? If you do not want the CAM application to open on the desktop when it starts, check the Start CAM minimized option. With CAM Cloud, we can imagine plenty of useful functions for CAM. Buy NZXT Kraken X63 280mm - RL-KRX63-01 - AIO RGB CPU Liquid Cooler - Rotating Infinity Mirror Design - Improved Pump - Powered By CAM V4 - RGB Connector - Aer P 140mm Radiator Fans (2 Included) with fast shipping and top-rated customer service. I’ve even read claims that CAM data mines your PC (highly doubtful but CAM has been accused of it). Yesterday discord wouldnt run in the background when I started to play games so I restarted my pc and then it … 5 … BY SIGNING UP OR LOGGING IN, YOU AGREE TO NZXT, CAM, AND BLD’S . To verify this, please try switching the USB cable from your device to a different internal USB header. If anyone can explain these things it would be greatly appreciated. Is there a way to have the bios control all the fans as the “cpu fan” and not the software? I like the x62, personally. CAM is a free PC monitoring software created by NZXT for PC enthusiasts and gamers. Thanks! The one thing i know they use this data for is for the BLD thing they do, where they estimate framerates for certain games on certain hardware. NZXT CAM does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. It never goes above 2% CPU usage for me. If you continue using our website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. I am pretty sure cam needs an update to fix that because it shows the gpu rpms up to driver 411.70. Some say it takes up 10% of their CPU usage when it works and other times it just kills the PC at startup. The issues I have had seem to be related to my motherboard always supplying the USB ports with power so the Smart Device never power cycles even in S5 shutdown. Any action you take upon the information you find on this website (NZXT CAM), is strictly at your own risk. Also the NZXT CAM can read temperature, clock speed and fan speed. I’ve even read claims that CAM data mines your PC (highly doubtful but CAM has been accused of it). DO block CAM in your firewall tho, incoming and outgoing, fuck that datamining shizzle. Logitech is implementing all this very well in theri gaming software for RGB keyboards and Mice. #QUESTIONS I’m debating on getting some NZXT gear (H700i and Kraken X72), but from what I’ve been reading the CAM software is abysmal. Newegg shopping upgraded ™ C:\Users\YOUR USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\NZXT CAM or you can access this folder by typing … Oh, Ok. But if you've still got a choice probly just go with the corsair, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Deleting these bad configuration files can typically resolve an issue like this. It can be a bit obtrusive but that’s why we have a minimize button. The program worked fine. Right now, CAM 3.0 is like NZXT making a rabbit disappear. Overall when the program opens it works fine. Not bad when it works. It's pretty bad, but they are working on a rework with CAM preview. I recently bought the h500i. Press J to jump to the feed. I’m debating on getting some NZXT gear (H700i and Kraken X72), but from what I’ve been reading the CAM software is abysmal. If you want it to be a one stop shop it has the capability. If new CAM is any better than I'll be elated. So after reading a lot about CAM being unusable and stuff on this subreddit, Im kinda worried to buy a NZXT case. User Info: HylianKnight1. Sometimes it refuses to sign in and I have to stop and restart it. I had intended on having the AiO to control all the fans. It requires an account and online connection to use the fan curves and settings that you want, it has a few issues with bugginess like not being able to log in very rarely. Some say it takes up 10% of their CPU usage when it works and other times it just kills the PC at startup. I like NZXT hardware but buying it was a mistake and I'll never buy another NZXT product that requires CAM again unless they make major changes. It's obvious how this company feels about their customers. It seems to get confused when I reboot and CAM loses the ability to control fans and lights. So far all they seem interested in is maintaining their collection of user data. User Info: saltedham. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. What I'm trying to say is that CAM works offline, and can be used in guest mode even if you're online. ... Found a bad link? I really like the look of the NZXT cases, but if the software is that bad I should probably go with another case brand, right? You will need to delete the NZXT CAM configuration folder at the following file path. To check for a conflict with the CAM overlay, you will want to disable Game hooking. Works completely fine for me. 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