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All my blocks are copper and had them for about a year now
There is no problem with tarnishing on any of them.
They all look brand new after dusting and light polish.
Only block I had trouble with was an EK block that came with a second hand GTX480.
It had some of the plating missing but was repaired with a bit of silicon.
also getting silicon grease to put on the O rings is a big help.
most manufactures use silicon grease to fit the O rings, it is inert and will not effect anything chemically.
Use very sparingly though, as you do not want excess silicon grease in your water.
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post #32 of 34
DrJns,

I took apart my loop today. My EN Nickel EK-Supreme HF looks a LITTLE bit like your GPU block albeit on a smaller scale. 3 week old loop with Ice dragon coolant and no dyes and primochill tubing

I took a picture for you after spending 5 minutes trying to clean it with water and vineger:

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I'm almost kind of scared to take apart my GPU block to see whats its like :-/

I suppose it might be safe to put this block back in my loop...It doesn't feel gunked up. Although I can't see/feel whats between the channels, it might just be the same tarnish/discoloration

What polish did you end up getting BTW?
post #33 of 34
Pretty much any polish will work. I use Blue Magic, as it is available locally.
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What polish did you end up getting BTW?

Thanks for posting the pic. I still haven't looked at my CPU, but I'll make sure to compare.

I also used Blue Magic.
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