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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
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post #201 of 323
Shmexyest water block.
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post #202 of 323
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Originally Posted by DEW21689 View Post

Anyone able to confirm if any other company has plans to create a full cover waterblock for the AMD 7850/70 cards? I've emailed several but so far none have replied.
Well, Heatkiller made 6850 and 6870 waterblocks, so they'd probably make them for the 7850 and 7870. Although with there being lots of non ref designs it'd be hard to find a reference one which would fit with the 7850s.
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post #203 of 323
Not liking the new styles at all.. lost the "cool" factor in my opinion with the designs.

However, they got my business... made me go out and buy one of their OLDer pump block tops (EK D5) to match my existing one...
post #204 of 323
EKS circle design isnt really giving me the 70s vibe...Im vibing this lmao
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post #205 of 323
I said early on here that I didnt like it , and I still think I prefer the old one but after seeing a couple completed rigs, people are making it work and its not looking too bad , I prefer the black over the frosted acrylic still but theres potential and it looks like its not going to put EK out of buisness just yet..
    
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post #206 of 323
Still very glad I snagged some of the last nickel plexi blocks of the old design but yeah, some peeps have been pulling off the CSQ look quite well...
post #207 of 323
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Originally Posted by Pinesse View Post

I just got my Ek 680 CSQ block... its actually beautiful! This is my first water cooling ever and I just took a chance with this thing. Not biased over companies especially EK either. I'm well aware about EK-nickel issues and stuff too but, like I said, I took a chance.
Anyways heres this bad boy
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Performance pcs still sell the older version of this block too if anyone's interested. The primary reason why I got this instead was so I could hide an LED strip on the "FC Link block"

I'm NOT impressed. Not only does the circles make it look busy, but it prevents them from doing what I think should be done ... not make the clear plexi cover conform to the shape of the block.
post #208 of 323
yeah that I dont like , other 680 blocks are shaped to the pcb instead of just a big rectangle , it makes it look better and lets the parts of the pcb that arent going to be watercooled breathe
    
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post #209 of 323
Don't drop one. That's a lot of force on the unsupported plexi. mellowsmiley.gif

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post #210 of 323
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Shmexyest water block.
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I diverge. LED stuff? no thanks. Give me an Aquacomputer block, I'll paint the stainless steel with matte black and have the classies, sexiest block ever.
   
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