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Nzxt  Kraken G10
8.9 out of 10

Nzxt Kraken G10

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Overall 8
8.0

Great universal GPU cooling solution

Jason H., Newegg
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: I purchased this in an effort to allow for overclocking my MSI GTX 980ti Gaming at near silent sound levels. I decided to pair it with a Corsair H50 quiet edition AIO. Removal of my old GTX 980ti heatsink was easy, as was installation of the G10.
  • Pros: * Easy install * Good universal cooling solution * Supplied fan is quiet
  • Cons: * Supplied fan is sleeve bearing * Questionable VRM cooling for some cards * No provided gpu fan header for supplied fan
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Overall 8
8.0

Difficult to install, worth the effort though.

Anonymous, Newegg
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: -I had two options, this or the Corsair HG10. If given the chance I would like to try the HG10 as the installation for this bracket was a nail bitter. Overall it's a good product for its price.
  • Pros: -Looks great. I have the white version and it looks great in my Arctic White 760T, especially compared to my stock Green LEDS on the cooler. -Cooled my MSI 970 by 20+ degrees -Fit my H50 with ease.
  • Cons: -Trying to screw the thumb bolts onto the finished GPU was a real pain in the a--. I had to apply quite a bit of force to get all the thumb bolts down. Which was scary and required me to cross my fingers at boot -Difficult to keep everything together while trying to install the Cooler especially ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Product. However, buyers beware, it doesn't not fit Zotac GTX970

Anonymous, Newegg
13 January 2016
  • Summary: i installed it anyway with additional fans to blow over VRM and ram. but for someone with a zotac GTX970, i wouldnt recommend it. i take one star off for the lack of info on their website regarding this issue. for full size cards, this is an amazing product.
  • Pros: Easy to install, great cooling on GPU with H50 Corsair water cooler. temps don't go past 48c on latest titles full graphics.
  • Cons: Does not fit smaller GTX970 videocards as board layout is too short and backwards.
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Overall 10
10

Kraken G10 Bracket

Noel K., Newegg
27 November 2015
  • Summary: This product might be compatible with the GTX590 NVidia card, although that particular card is not listed as compatible on the NZXT site.
  • Pros: Very cost effective method of providing water cooling for hot running video cards. Adaptable to a variety of closed loop cooling products. See NZXT for list of compatible coolers. It really reduced my top end heat issues and loud fan noise once I replaced the stock air cooler.
  • Cons: No problems with my AMD R9 280X install.
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Overall 10
10

Does The Job and Does it Well

John T., Newegg
24 November 2015
  • Pros: Does the job and does it well. Perfect idea and concept.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

Works well

William J., Newegg
23 November 2015
  • Pros: Bolted on with ease, held the Corsair H50 to my PNY970(VCGGTX9704XPB) with no problems.
  • Cons: My card was to short for the fan to blow onto it. NOT a problem with the G10. It did say it wasn't compatible on there web site, thought I might be able to make it work. The fan ends up just past the PCB so it would help move air around in the case, but not blow on the VRM.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent

Bryan W., Newegg
15 October 2015
  • Pros: No problems in fitting at all and looks great!
  • Cons: None, so far
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for Price

Michael C., Newegg
22 August 2015
  • Pros: Keeps my card much cooler, < 38c idle. Looks great and fit as described. Runs great with an H55 Corsair Cooler.
  • Cons: I would give this 5 eggs but this was not 2 min worth of work. the mounting screws would not lock as needed and required some creative crafting.
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Overall 10
10

Works great - if you pay attention!

Andrew H., Newegg
22 August 2015
  • Summary: Don't match this to a Corsair cooler - their pipes are way too short. I barely reach the front intake fan port on my smaller-than-average mid-tower case. "Why don't you put it on the rear fan port?" Because that's where the CPU radiator goes, of course!
  • Pros: Works really well. Fits the cooler to the card, instructions are pretty simple. Looks really good - I got the white bracket to match my white case with white cabling. It's a cool combo with UV lights :) I have this on an AMD 7950, 29c idle and 51 under load (Furmark extreme for 3 hours, never bro...
  • Cons: There are no stops on the screws to mount the cooler to the GPU, so if you aren't paying attention, you WILL over-tighten the screws and bend your PCB! A little bend is ok - but make sure you pay attention!
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Overall 2
2.0

Doesn't keep 970 Cool

Ben S., Newegg
6 August 2015
  • Summary: I'm not necessarily disappointed with this product, and I will probably put it on another card in the future, but I wouldn't recommend this for a 970 from my experience.
  • Pros: The G10 gets plenty of style points, and in all honesty mounted without too much hassle on my EVGA 970 (just the expected struggles of setting everything up and pushing long screws through small holes without smearing the thermal compound). It even did a remarkable job of keeping the GPU cool wit...
  • Cons: Although the GPU stayed plenty cool, the fan didn't cool the VRM on my 970, it is on the wrong side of the GPU. I put heat sinks on and tried a couple of things with extra fans, but ultimately after 5-10 minutes of Witcher 3 on recommended NVIDIA settings my computer crashed. I grabbed an infrare...
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