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This review is from: NZXT RL-KRG10-R1 Sleeve Kraken G10 GPU Bracket
Pros: Well, This let me slap a Kraken X60 on my HD7970, which now idles at 25C, and peaks at 40C under load.
VRMs peaked at 70C under load with heat sinks.
Compared to the reference cooler, which either shot to 94C, or I turned the fans up so it could drop down to 70C and sound like a vacuum cleaner. Worth every penny.
Cons: The mounting screws are just waaaay to short. I had to use a shim which I'm sure didn't help, but they're just way to short in general. I tightened them down JUST enough to hold it in place, so I don't have any bowing on the pcb.
Also, the weight of everything causes quite a bit of droopyness. I don't like it, but I don't think it's that big of a deal.
Other Thoughts: If you can find one, buy it. Worth it.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: OC genie is super simple, plenty of PCIe ports, great color schemes
Cons: Major issue with this board:
On board Audio is absolutely garbage. After about 2 months of use, the audio started to put out terrible cracks and pops. It would go away with a restart, but eventually came back. Then it was just permanent. It got to the point where it was unbearable to watch any video on my computer. Had to shell out another $50 for a dedicated sound card.
Board lacks a USB 3.0 slot for a case front panel, the board has red and black colors, yet has blue LEDs, so buying case lighting to match is annoying.
Other Thoughts: All in all, It's not that bad of a board for the price. Really wish it had red LEDs so I could have gotten red lights for my case instead of blue. And being able to use the usb 3.0 ports on my case would have been lovely. Still looks great, though.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Works as intended. Been running it for about 3 years now, not a single issue. Lights are a fun touch, especially with other case lights, can make a cool effect.
Cons: As it is a 900W PSU, it has a TON of cables, and they make for one hell of a clutter. I managed to hide most of the excess in the Optical drive area of my case, as I don't have a case with cable management.
Other Thoughts: Decent PSU for not having any certification.READ FULL REVIEW