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Poll Results: Which block will win?

Poll expired: Sep 16, 2012  
  • 1% (3)
    Alphacool NexXxos XP3
  • 0% (2)
    Bitspower Summit HF
  • 1% (5)
    Danger Den M6
  • 2% (6)
    DT 5Noz
  • 7% (20)
    DT Sniper
  • 10% (26)
    EK Supreme HF Rev 4 (Full Nickel)
  • 17% (46)
    EK Supremacy (Nicekl/Plexi)
  • 8% (22)
    Koolance CPU-370 Rev 1.1
  • 1% (5)
    MIPS IceForce HF
  • 11% (29)
    Swiftech Apogee HD
  • 0% (1)
    Phobya UC1-LT
  • 6% (16)
    Watercool Heatkiller 3.0
  • 1% (3)
    XSPC Rasa
  • 13% (35)
    XSPC Raystorm
  • 14% (37)
    XSPC Raystorm Full Copper
256 Total Votes  
post #81 of 603
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fonne View Post

Some amazing work, do to this kind of testing is a HUGE work - Is looking forward to this great test thumb.gif
What a shame that most people voted on the EK Supremacy, but non will buy it tongue.gif

is there a reason you're calling me no one biggrin.gif i love the block's looks, not as cool as the supreme CU nickel, but still cooler than std blocks imo
 
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post #82 of 603
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Originally Posted by barkinos98 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fonne View Post

Some amazing work, do to this kind of testing is a HUGE work - Is looking forward to this great test thumb.gif
What a shame that most people voted on the EK Supremacy, but non will buy it tongue.gif

is there a reason you're calling me no one biggrin.gif i love the block's looks, not as cool as the supreme CU nickel, but still cooler than std blocks imo

When are you gonna get your rig anyways? 2050?
post #83 of 603
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Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

When are you gonna get your rig anyways? 2050?

december 2012 why? the thing is, in turkey watercooling is as expensive as a new gpu, even with low end barbs and blocks, i was planning on selling the raystorm with no loss (my loss is their gain) and buy the supremacy. IF i decide i should get a 3930K, H100 it is. so many ideas! also lets talk on my thread dont want to jack stren's
 
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post #84 of 603
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Originally Posted by barkinos98 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

When are you gonna get your rig anyways? 2050?

december 2012 why? the thing is, in turkey watercooling is as expensive as a new gpu, even with low end barbs and blocks, i was planning on selling the raystorm with no loss (my loss is their gain) and buy the supremacy. IF i decide i should get a 3930K, H100 it is. so many ideas! also lets talk on my thread dont want to jack stren's
you have a thread?
post #85 of 603
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you have a thread?

si, link:http://www.overclock.net/t/1291820/2400-build-comments/0_100#post_17908719
 
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post #86 of 603
This is an amazing thread, I'm actually in the market for a couple of the blocks being tested and really want to see results for the dtsniper, I was curious you said the estimated eta of completion is 22days? If so that's 3weeks I think I can hold off on buying my CPU block till then, keep up the good work! thumb.gif
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post #87 of 603
Sub'd


..wondering why the Supremacy plexi is being the camera whore? tongue.gifbiggrin.gifwink.gifrolleyes.gif

Hard to pick winner since they all will probably be within fractions of each other. I'm just gonna pick Koolance.

Also, just a few MIA's but I still, this review will rock (unless EK shipped you their blocks with a few Benjamins tucked in there wink.gif ).

-Innovatek Q-Max
-Ybris Black Sun
-AnFi-Tec Soleil01

I know these are slightly older but so are some of the blocks in this round up. +1 for the Awesome effort and I patiently await results smile.gif


Btw, ignore Tic Tac (or what ever). Impatient troll.


Go Bolts!!!!!
post #88 of 603
Actually planning my 1st WC build very soon, I'm so glad I came across this thread. Eagerly awaiting the results.

+rep
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post #89 of 603
When these results are in I may end up buying a new block.
I own the MIPS (PC not built yet waiting on those parts) and it makes me a little nervous since it looks good on top but on the CPU side it worries me that it doesn't look real finished.
Don't know if a shine helps but it looks like crap.

I love blocks that have a nice steel / chrome finish on top to stick out.
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post #90 of 603
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When these results are in I may end up buying a new block.
I own the MIPS (PC not built yet waiting on those parts) and it makes me a little nervous since it looks good on top but on the CPU side it worries me that it doesn't look real finished.
Don't know if a shine helps but it looks like crap.
I love blocks that have a nice steel / chrome finish on top to stick out.

I wouldn't worry about it not having a mirror finish - that doesn't typically affect things much at all. This is even more the case when you're using IX.

Update - nearly done with block 5/15 right now. We'll have to see if I have to go back and re run some of them though. The heatkiller block annoyed me because the ports are too close together to use my normal quick disconnect setup. I think I'll run that one last thumb.gif
     
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