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Poll Results: What do you think of EK's new design

 
  • 11% (34)
    Loving it
  • 72% (216)
    Do not Like
  • 15% (46)
    Don't really care either way
296 Total Votes  
post #121 of 323

I'm not really liking the new circle design at all.

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post #122 of 323
New look is much better.

Insides the same or similar?
Edited by thestache - 6/8/12 at 7:44am
    
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post #123 of 323
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Originally Posted by lowfat View Post

We want them to continue selling the original design. We want them to actual reply to this thread or others regarding this issue. Plain and boring is definitely better than ugly. If you read this thread or any of the threads regarding this design on other forums you will see that almost everyone thinks the new design is a disaster. They definitely will be left behind if they stay w/ this design as I can't seeing it selling well from poll results I've seen.

totally agree

and the worst thing is that the plexy-acrilic on the new products, like the Supremacy and the new EK Spin Bay Res, is not transparent, but is opaque. really ugly expecially on the Bay Res.... it remeber me the look of the shower doors in my bath thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
post #124 of 323
I feel like the look may be growing on me (I saw a pic of a gpu block that was half-white half black (ying-yang) with the circles that looked decent). I feel like with so many flaming on it, I am starting to like it. I still refuse to have circles all over the place, maybe just on the gpu's and cpu. I'll be giving it a chance and letting the blocks speak for themselves performance wise. Looking forward to reading the reviews. EK feel free to send me your product for an amateur review wink.gif.
post #125 of 323
lowfat ugly is a matter of taste.
post #126 of 323
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Originally Posted by prznar1 View Post

lowfat ugly is a matter of taste.

It sure is. But we are seeing a good 80% of votes on forums showing they dislike the new design a lot. So when most of your entire market is angry with the chances you make, you fix it. Yet EK has shown no initiative to fix the situation.
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I could deal with the circles but I just don't understand the point of a see through block that you can't see through???
post #128 of 323
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Originally Posted by Falknir View Post

With the majority in general agreement the new CSQ design is undesirable at this and other forums. Why is EK not around trumpeting alternatives or even responding? Where they that caught off guard by the reception it is getting?
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We want them to continue selling the original design. We want them to actual reply to this thread or others regarding this issue. Plain and boring is definitely better than ugly. If you read this thread or any of the threads regarding this design on other forums you will see that almost everyone thinks the new design is a disaster. They definitely will be left behind if they stay w/ this design as I can't seeing it selling well from poll results I've seen.

My suspicion is that there are a good number of votes that are motivated by some people's desire to bash EK at any opportunity, rather than representing an impartial assessment of the design on its own terms. And we probably won't see any participation from EK here for that reason.
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post #129 of 323
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My suspicion is that there are a good number of votes that are motivated by some people's desire to bash EK at any opportunity, rather than representing an impartial assessment of the design on its own terms. And we probably won't see any participation from EK here for that reason.

Nice try EK!








Just kidding!
post #130 of 323
I voted on the circles being ugly! Even though I've experienced the corrossion, it did not bother me enough not to buy another EK cpu block, lastnight. I hope EK offers the original look again, it's getting difficult to find it.
    
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