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post #21 of 67
I too have the exact same blocks you have... Guess I'll have to tear my loop apart and see what the damage is.

This is really frustrating I'm sure... Hopefully EK will do something for ya.
post #22 of 67
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Originally Posted by lol12ek View Post

I'd say use anti-corrosive next time. frown.gif

Not going to help when the plating process results in a product with pitting present from the factory.
post #23 of 67
Hmm I have an EK EN block on my 6970, the idle temps have gone up from 34C to 42C in just the last few weeks. I've been thinking it was an issue with the fans on my rad starting to flake out. Wow that would suck if it's the waterblock having issues.
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post #24 of 67
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Ya it didn't effect my temps at all thankfully . Just cosmetic for now. Think I am going to submit an rma to ek cuz I spent way to much on faulty products
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post #25 of 67
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Well I opened up case with ek. I doubt they will replace anything but worth a shot I guess
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post #26 of 67
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Originally Posted by Dredknot View Post

Well I opened up case with ek. I doubt they will replace anything but worth a shot I guess
They have been good about that. Just be prepared for a decline due to you "scrubbing the hell out of it" before them telling you to.

By the way, just to make sure, you did use a metal cleaner and not just a rag and water right?
 
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post #27 of 67
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just recieved an email from EK. they say that my blocks look stained and not corroded or flaking and that they will not honor an RMA. They look pretty bad to me but who knows. either way im stuck with them. at least there not clogging up or increasing my temps for now. And ya i tried scrubbing them with cleaning solution and a tooth brush to no avail. Oh well. next time i think ill be trying a different brand waterblock or at least not a nickel plated version lol
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post #28 of 67
That's not staining, that's visible copper...
post #29 of 67
Thread Starter 
lol ya tell that to ek...
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post #30 of 67
That is why I went back to Aqua, best CS possible.
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