Kraken G10 on MSI R9 290


I have a MSI R9 290 Twin Frozr, and I was thinking of water-cooling it. I did some research and it looks like the Kraken G10 is a good choice for my card, but I did not find any information whether or not the mounting bracket will be compatible with the MSI version of the card due to the board being made differently or something. Can anyone confirm this or suggest a different cooler to use?

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  1. If the PCB thickness is different than the reference PCB there will be compatibility issues with the screws being to short. Take a gander at this>>>>>
  2. Thanks for posting! Unfortunately the NZXT compatibility checker says "unknown" for my card.
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    Yea.....Like I said if your card varies from the reference card the is a possibility to run into issues. If it was me i would go with a custom loop, and then you don't have to worry about it unless you go with a universal block instead of a waterblock made for your card.
  4. Ok! Thank you for helping.
  5. No problem
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