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Acrylic vs. Acetal Fullcover GPU blocks

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What's the benefits of acrylic vs. acetal in terms of fullcover gfx card blocks? I'm looking into getting 2 fullcover blocks for my 6970s and I've only ever used acetal full cover blocks.

The acrylic blocks are $5 cheaper than the acetal ones. I like the appearance of the acrylic blocks better but if there's a benefit of acetal then I'd opt for the acetal over the acrylic.
    
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I think it's just the look of the block.
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Acetel is a far more durable material.
I also like the look of it better.
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Acetal can't crack and is more resistant to chemicals.
    
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It's probably a good thing I didn't order my Acrilic GPU block.
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Alright thanks guys...I just ordered 2 Acetal/nickel EK blocks for my 6970s, plus a RX240 and some 45 degree BP barbs.
    
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