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post #11 of 29
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Right now, the Reservoir seems okay. The Acrylic is a Lil foggy, but the water is still crystal clear. Guess ill start praying to the Watercooling Gods to keep everything safe.
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post #12 of 29
I have no problems with my gtx 570 nickel block and I'm using thermochill ec6 red for 5 months. distilled water + other addictive is not enough.
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post #13 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by ccli View Post
EK = Extreme Korrosion
OT

Thats a type of name that could stick. wiki anyone????
Edited by beetlespin - 6/9/11 at 4:27pm
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post #14 of 29
omg...i just got EK HF supreme installed yesterday and you're scaring the **** out of me
post #15 of 29
how do i find out i have badddd batches??? i got my EK HF supreme cpu block/EVGA classfield fullblock installed last night and i'm using EK multioption 250 res...what's wrong with EK!!!!
post #16 of 29
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^ Ya may have to wait a week or so, and then check your waterblock and reservoir to see if anything seems wrong. I'd prolly buy additives just incase, since your stuff is new.
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post #17 of 29
The only thing wrong with EK is the nickel plated blocks. Everything else seems OK.
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post #18 of 29
lads just to make it simple, if I buy:

http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/p/Th...-Red_1387.html

or

http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/p/Pr...V-Red_545.html

then I dont have to worry about the nickel issue and that all I need in the loop?
post #19 of 29
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Seems right to me, although i've never added colored liquid in my loop. So don't take my word 100% =) I'm not sure if Thermochill EC6 Non Conductive Coolant - Red is considered 'anti-corrosive' though. Let someone else answer, lol.
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post #20 of 29
There is at least one pic of a corroded/eroded EK nickel block despite glycol, 4 corrosion inhibitors, and non-conductive distilled (feser one) which is similar to Thermochill EC6.

If your nickel block has pores, so you have direct nickel/copper contact, you will get corrosion over time, just more slowly with corrosion inhibitors.

Bottom line, no one knows for sure in any individual case. But brave souls like you will let us know in a few months the prevalence/severity of EK nickel failure despite corrosion inhibitors/following EK advice.
Edited by opt33 - 6/9/11 at 4:43pm
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