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NZXT Kraken G10 Liquid Cooling GPU Mounting Kit Review - Accessories and Documentation

NZXT Kraken G10 Liquid Cooling GPU Mounting Kit Review
Digging into our bag of tricks, we can bring forth some results of the NZXT Kraken G10 bracket and fan system working with an AIO to cool your video card.
By: | Video Card Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: May 9, 2014 5:03 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: NZXT

Accessories and Documentation

 

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Part of the accessories includes foam spacers to help with the installation process, and fan screws to mount the 92mm fan to the bracket. Then, along the bottom row we have the studs that lock into the holes in the top bracket, rubber and plastic washer assemblies for spacing the top bracket, and the thumbscrews to lock it all together.

 

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There is also a manual that generalizes the basic installation on all video cards. You will need to pay attention to the demands of your card when getting into specific details like what needs heat sinks, and what can do with just a fan on them for cooling. They also include a few tie straps to tidy things up on the Kraken G10, as well as the tubing and wiring from the AIO.

 

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Since we needed an AIO to go along with the G10, NZXT has sent us the Kraken X40 for our testing. This is a 140mm single radiator AIO, and is the same unit they did their testing with. All we need to do now is get the card, and get this system mounted up for some testing.

 

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Oh, one last thing. When NZXT mentions that some cards will need a shim, this is the sort of thing they have in mind. Due to the design of the HD7950, this must be installed to make contact with the die to the cold plate on the AIO. Not too sure how easy these are to find; we just happened to have one lying around.

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