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Please elaborate? :s
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post #22 of 33
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Ethylene Glycol 1.2 Ethadiol < 70%.
Well I'm buying it anyway then!

I hope your concern was that it is pretty much just poison, which is ok with me, nothing will be drinking it... and not something that will screw me...
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Well I'm buying it anyway then!

I hope your concern was that it is pretty much just poison, which is ok with me, nothing will be drinking it... and not something that will screw me...
also if your loop has any jet plates. it will turn into jello within weeks of using.
     
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:| Yeah that won't play nice with a Koolance CPU350 will it? GRR... why do loops have to be so sensitive???
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post #25 of 33
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:| Yeah that won't play nice with a Koolance CPU350 will it? GRR... why do loops have to be so sensitive???
they arent. pc watercooling was never supposed to have premix.. thats why we use good metals. ek just decided that they didnt need to and now we have to pay for it and use things that gunk up systems..
     
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post #26 of 33
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true...

Yeah screw it... I'll just keep my Koolance 480 blocks in case my EK 470 blocks go to hell then in my rage I can upgrade to make myself feel better...

I'm also throwing in some Alphacool Tec-protect since I have to get up for work in 6 hours and I just want to order my damn cart... I'll read up on it tomorrow, but it says no glycol and I don't know if whats added is any better...
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post #27 of 33
They just need a somthing to blame and they wont own up to they used crappy stuff and thats the real cause of it. No other companys been having these issues so it pretty much rules out that silver or ptnuke causes this i will say i do like my ek block im sorta afraid to take it apart tho lol to see what the inside of it looks like come to think of it back when i had crap inside my cpu block it coulda came from the gpu block.
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post #28 of 33
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They just need a somthing to blame and they wont own up to they used crappy stuff and thats the real cause of it. No other companys been having these issues so it pretty much rules out that silver or ptnuke causes this.
according to the ek timeline here in another month or so they should take the blame..

thats what they do. deny. blame on us. then **** keeps hitting the fan. then they decide to man up and tell the truth
     
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post #29 of 33
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Yeah... These blocks are used... hopefully I can get a REAL replacement later down the line with the previous owners proof of purchase.

That will be a huge hit to EK though... Like massive I'm guessing at least 70% of their sales are nickel plated blocks (copper must be way lower) and re-manufacturing that many units will be a huge expense.

Even though they did screw up big time I feel sorry for them and hope they stay afloat...
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post #30 of 33
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It's a shame really... Ek gpu blocks are so good looking
I actually think the ek blocks look the worse. Only reason I have mine is the fact all others were out of stock at the time, and I got a deal.

Aquacomputer blows them out of the water imo.

    
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