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NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

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Model

Brand
NZXT
Model
RL-KRG10-W1

Spec

Compatibility
Compatible Graphics Card:
- Nvidia: GTX 780, 770, 760, Titan, 680, 670, 660Ti
- AMD: 580, 570, 560, 560SE, HD 8870, 7870, 7850, 6970, 6950, 6870, 6850, 6790, 6770, 5870, 5850, 5830

Compatible Liquid Coolers
- NZXT: Kraken X60, Kraken X40
- Corsair: H110, H90, H55, H50
- Antec: KUHLER H2O 920 V4, KUHLER H2O 620V4, KUHLER H2O 920, KUHLER H2O 620
- Thermaltake: Water 3.0 Extreme, Water 3.0 Pro, Water 3.0 Performer, Water 2.0 Extreme, Water 2.0 Pro, Water 2.0 Performer
- Zalman: LQ-320, LQ-315, LQ-310
Bearing Type
Sleeve
RPM
1500 (+/- 10%) RPM
Fan Color
White

Physical Spec

Fan Dimensions
92mm(W) x 92mm(H) x 25mm(D)

Features

Features
92 mm fan included to provide addition VRM cooling

Universal mounting hardware provides easy installation.Zip-tie points also included to hide tubing for a cleaner installation.

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Zhe Y.
  • 7/21/2014 1:57:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggslittle thought put into it

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: Highly recommended product in reviews because it is compatible with Water 3.0 Pro which made temperature to be 29C constant even during load.

Cons: I had to tighten the GPU plate again because it did not line up properly. It's supposed to be compatible with a variety of GPU's and liquid coolers. It is tricky to install both the cooler and graphics card at once in a tightly spaced case.

Other Thoughts: It makes your original graphics harder to sell because it is difficult to reassemble with the right screws.

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/4/2014 9:17:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggspaint to thick

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: It cooled my gtx 780 ti from 80-83 C full ultra settings on my fav games bf4 bf3 farcry down to 40-43 C top using corsair h55 120mm, perfect choice i made!!

Cons: I did not give 5 eggs because: the ring where the h55 goes in has WAY WAY to much paint, i had to manually scratch the paint off with a knife, (dangerous) the teeth that lock the ring with the h55 also TO MUCH paint! I spend about an hour trying to remove some of that paint... And the instructions are lame, this is my first time liquid cooling a gpu

Other Thoughts: It is a great silent adapter and yes i am happy i do recommend,

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  • john r.
  • 6/15/2014 2:57:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: works very good and it is easy to install

Cons: the screws they use are thin and weak,but u can use 6-32 mechine screws if you need to. drill the whole on the plate and it will fit the card.if you have a back plate on you card and you leave it the screws wont work.the rubber on the back plate needs to come off.

Other Thoughts: temps on my GTX680 asus idel-23c under load 48c are less. they use to idel at 37C. under load 73c now my primary runs cooler than my secondary. im using the H50 with 2 fans.

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  • Eddy A.
  • 6/12/2014 8:10:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStill works when you cut it in half

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: You can make this work as long as you can think hard enough to come up with a solution.

Cons: The design could be a little different to fit more cards

Other Thoughts: I have two msi GTX 760 ITX editions and they were a little too short so I cut them in half and only used the side that fastens the watercooler to my GPU's and sanded and rounded the edges of them so they looked nice and discarded the side that the fan goes on, my side panel fan blows on my card just fine, plus I have VGA heat sinks for the VRAM chips that aren't already covered by the watercooler. So if you have a card that is a mini version of the reference card, just know you can cut this in half and it will still work. I didn't dock an egg because I should have looked more into if my card would fit in these, especially since I have two cards, but I still got it to work. For those interested I used corsair H55s for both my msi GTX 760 ITX editions and my Core i7 4770k

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  • Timothy S.
  • 5/19/2014 11:21:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks awesome

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: Works awesome, took my Sapphire R9-290X from ~80C at load (with 65% fan) down to 67-72C under the same load, but it's way, way quieter.

Cons: I'm not sure why people complain about the fan noise, it's literally silent. I can't hear it at least and my computer is ~6 inches away from me.

Other Thoughts: You can get the old style H50 to work with it, but you have to take a file (from home depo) and file down the plastic to get the braket on, then file down the top where the bracket sits enough so it will screw on.

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  • Rexford Y.
  • 5/16/2014 5:53:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWhat a difference

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: My video card temperatures where just above 80c and that was back in February. An XFx Radeon HD7950. With the cpu on a Corsair H-100i, I decided the fan/heatsink wasn't doing the job. Believe me, this was no easy as pie job. But it was worth it. I'm at 65/66c Max under load with BF3. 48+players. Idles around 26 /28c.

Cons: This was no easy install. Nothing fit right even though I pre-planned everything. The back plate wobbled and I had to remove the cushion block and use four 11/32 rubber grommets. I used a copper shim between the pumphead and gpu. The gpu on some 7950s and 7970s are seated below the height of the diebox. I thermal pasted both sides of the shim. Was no easy job wrangling the thick pump hoses, the card, 4 not so steady mounting screws and the lose pump and bracket. It reminded me of installing a timing chain/water pump on a Ford 302 engine block.

Other Thoughts: Added a separate temperature/fan controller because I taxed the motherboard for power. It's better that way. The instructions on installing the Kraken G10 and the online videos made the job look easy. Believe me installing it to the HD7950 wasn't that easy. Like I said, I used grommets on the 4 mounting screws rather than the foam block on the back plate. The only way you can tell if you need the shim is to take the fan and heatsink off the 7950 and look.

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  • Leon C.
  • 5/10/2014 11:51:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggswhite matches my color scheme

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: Does intended job of fitting a CPU water cooler on graphics card fine, fits many cards in the market today, but had to remove the foam piece on the backing plate for mine.

Cons: Does not come with vram heatsinks, which are a must.

Other Thoughts: I feel like the fan placement doesn't help. The vram is on the other side and barely gets any cooling, should have a smaller fan on the other side instead. I also have the shorter mini ITX MSI GeForce GTX 760 so the fan just blows air into the case.

Routing of the pipes didn't work out in my mini ITX build either, and just from eyeing the dimensions,a dual card setup will not fit if the stock fan is used. This is with a H55 cooler btw. There might be slimmer 80mm fans can work but idk.

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  • Kit C.
  • 4/30/2014 12:45:44 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent GPU cooling

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: Hands down provides the best cooling for an R9 290X. Lots of coolers to choose from since it will accept all Asetek style AIO coolers. After matching this bracket with a Corsair H55, core temps dropped to 55C at full load, even when game quality maxed out in Crysis 3.

Very quiet cooler compared to stock 290x cooler. My system went from a jet engine level to whisper quiet.

IMO, you don't need anything more than a Corsair H60 equivalent cooler. I was able to OC my card to 1100/1400 using just an H55.

Allows for sky high OCs

Cons: Installation is a bit tricky since you have to place the cooler onto the right notches and while at the same time align the back plate bolts. Not as simple as the diagrams make it seem to be.

No heatsinks for VRMs and RAM. My VRM 1 (powering the GPU) was hitting 112C with the fan blowing on it. VRM 2 was hitting 80C. Game usually crashed at these temps. After sticking some heatsinks to the VRMs, VRM1 and VRM2 dropped to 75C and 65C respectively. So heatsinks are a must!

Other Thoughts: Get this bracket, your video card will thank you. Slap some good thermal paste on there to maximize cooling.

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  • Andrew B.
  • 4/24/2014 10:36:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks very well

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: -Easy Installation
-Relatively Cheap
-Beautiful Design
-Great Color
-Nice Metal Feel

Cons: Honestly can't think of any...

Other Thoughts: Installed it on a Gtx 760 with a Corsair H50. My Gtx 760 idles around 20C and under 100% load it never goes above 55C. Extremely impressed, definitely worth the buy to be able to game without my PC sounding like a helicopter taking off.

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  • Tom B.
  • 3/22/2014 11:17:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNZXT Products will never be purchased again

This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-W1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket

Pros: Pros? Cannot say. The correct mounting hardware was not included in the kit. I originally ordered the kit from NZXT armory. After 45 days and no shipping confirmation, I cancelled and ordered from Newegg. It arrived 2 days later. 5 eggs for Newegg none for NZXT. Just to be clear my problem is not with Newegg it is with NZXT

Cons: The kit did not include the screws for mounting the pump. I ordered the screws from Fastenal (that's a whole other story), because I have no intention of ordering anything from NZXT again. Decided to install the bracket and pump today only to find that the included nuts and spacers are the wrong size. (too big) I will go to Home Depot and see if I can find some very rare and hard to find nuts and washers tomorrow. If not I will have to order them from Fastenal and wait another week for them to arrive.

Other Thoughts: NZXT needs to fix their Quality Control Procedures. Also I find it strange that 45 days after I ordered the bracket, NZXT still had none in stock but Newegg did. A note for NZXT: Do not try to smooth this over as I have emailed support staff on 4 different occasions and got a line of ******** each and every time. They pretty much Suck at resolving problems.

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