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Not the best looking block but I only ever see the side of my GPU block anyway. Now to patiently wait for some performance numbers rolleyes.gif
 
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Very nice but I'm not one for the aesthetics of this one. I much prefer the stuff XSPC puts out.
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Looks EXTREMELY restrictive based on the internals.......
    
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post #14 of 34
Damn, I wish them boys would make a black top instead of their typical bare brush looked. Hmm, no direct water cooling on the vrms... Wut?
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This many replies and almost all are about the looks of the thing. Nothing about how well it will perform, save for one post about it looking restrictive, which it does, being so slim. I am just happy they are already showing them off period. I would like to see the actual performance difference in a few of the blocks, hopefully we will get some more information soon. Preferably before they release the cards, but I doubt that will happen.
post #16 of 34
I think my next block will be from Koolance or Aqua Computer. I'm tired of EK's nickle plating BS and the fact that they can't mill standoffs onto their blocks. competitivesmiley.png
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I think my next block will be from Koolance or Aqua Computer. I'm tired of EK's nickle plating BS and the fact that they can't mill standoffs onto their blocks. competitivesmiley.png

Don't get nickel plated (and Koolance has nickel probs too)?? In copper it still is the all-around best block.
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post #18 of 34
not the 79xx block, but it'll look similar when used in Crossfire or Quadfire and this is the only part you'll be staring at.



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post #19 of 34
Who cares how a water block looks? It's all about function. Do you have an internal PC camera that broadcasts video images of your water blocks to your big screen TV in the living room or something? People are so funny.
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post #20 of 34
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Originally Posted by SimpleTech View Post

I think my next block will be from Koolance or Aqua Computer. I'm tired of EK's nickle plating BS and the fact that they can't mill standoffs onto their blocks. competitivesmiley.png

I saw an XSPC block with standoffs already attached, almost bought it but I got the EK (not nickel).
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