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post #11 of 35
So is EK inadvertently admitting their previous nickle plating wasnt "superior"? lol
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post #12 of 35
i've had my acetal nickel 580 for 4 months now and nothing has happened
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post #13 of 35
Even if they fix the problem and have a superior product I will never again buy another EK product.

I got to see what type of people work / own EK and I dont want them to have any of my money ever.
    
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post #14 of 35
< rather not take the risk - not just with product, but with customer service/rma.

there are enough competitors out there to choose from.
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post #15 of 35
get rasa or koolance or Aqua instead
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post #16 of 35
Too bad for EK. Sounds like even with this new nickel plating that they are trying, people are forever gonna hate EK since the Erosion Korrosion fiasco. I remember reading some older threads and everyone recommended and loved EK over so many products. Not no more! Oh well, like i said before time will tell...
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post #18 of 35
I might buy a couple of these. I love the look of nickel over copper, but the whole ek nickel thing had just broken out when i bought my blocks, so i settled with copper.

They fact that the nickel will dull over time means its probably got more copper in it. Pure nickel has a very shiny surface. Mix it with copper (like in coins) not as shiny, but way more durable.
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post #19 of 35
damn i need to pop open all of my blocks... but it will take for EVER. everything in my computer has EK nickel. oh, and one bitspower. but still. my CPU temps HAVE gone up about 5 degrees since everything was new... i hope there isnt wrong with any of my blocks. cuz i aint gunna open them for a long long time.
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post #20 of 35
Aqua isnt much better my old 480 blocks has uneven surfaces, sharp unbuff corner that cut me and the oring is crap as well for putting back after cleaning.

Ppl should just get over it nowdays EK took the blame and at least cover postage and replace your blocks.
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