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finally tore my build apart and my blocks are definatly corroded...

post #1 of 67
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Almost new ek en nickel blocks with straight distilled this is what I get. Will update when I get home from gym and finish wiring my build. Its not looking good...

Edit..

Here are the pictures from my build tear down. Decided to move the Res outside the case for a better view of it and change my fan/tubing setup. Dropped my temps from 40c idle cpu to 30c idle at 4.5ghz OC and my all three 580's from 34c idle to 26c idle. so it was defiantly worth the trouble.
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Edited by Dredknot - 6/24/12 at 4:14am
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post #2 of 67
Any pictures? Curious about what it actually looks like tongue.gif
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post #3 of 67
pics or it didn't happen tongue.gif
 
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post #4 of 67
Pics please. This has been a definite issue w/ EK lately.
post #5 of 67
lol. we all came here just to see pics. lmao.
post #6 of 67
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lol ok got it all wired up its 4 a.m. here so my mind is a little spacey lol let me up load the pics
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post #7 of 67
did you use a biocide or kill coil?I wonder what I will find see when I clean my loop....damn you ek...
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post #8 of 67
Quote:
Originally Posted by raxf View Post

did you use a biocide or kill coil?I wonder what I will find see when I clean my loop....damn you ek...

He wrote straight distilled water, who knows what els he's been putting in the water sneaky.gif
I wonder that my self, got a EK nickel platet MB block.
post #9 of 67
Is it an EN block or the regular nickel plated one? If it's an EN one, I've lost any trust I could've had left in EK for sure.
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post #10 of 67
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post

Is it an EN block or the regular nickel plated one? If it's an EN one, I've lost any trust I could've had left in EK for sure.

Both of their processes are botched.
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