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post #21 of 38
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Originally Posted by pilfer View Post

I only use Ek coolant = no corrosion
I have old EK blocks = must replicate
And the new design is imo just plain dog ?"+@$#
Lots of people are saying ...derp its growing on me ...
Sorry I REFUSE

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post #22 of 38
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Originally Posted by EK_tiborrr View Post

NimbleJack:

1) You can see corrosion through matt/satin finish plexi just as well
2) EK blocks that had problems with nickel layer did not FLAKE, they corroded.
3) Warranty is not void is you disassemble the water block. The sticker just means it has been factory leak-tested so the user has nothing to fear about.

I hope this satisfies the little troll in you! thumb.gif

Regards,
Niko

**edit: poop on a stick! i didnt even notice who i was refering to till i hit submit. Sorry, more questions!**

Ahhh, a lively discussion biggrin.gif

1. They havent done anything different to their process, even the EN plating fails. Which means it will still happen. Anybody noticed it yet? Nope? then i guess the frosting is thick enough so far thumb.gif

*edit: i would assume that enough looking into the corrosion problem would have been done that would lead you guys to be looking into exactely how frosted the tops wiuld have to be ensure that an issue like corrosion wouldnt be noticed. Most people will more then likely not look too hard at their block now, since they are not expecting to see much, makes then even likely to notice whats going on.

2. My apologizes, i was refering to corrosion. Most people on this forum don't differentiate the two terms when refering to this problem, I will endevour to be more clear in the future

3. That i did not know, my mistake. I have seen the warranty stickers on the sides of a few of their blocks and would have assumed they would have a similar sticker for their cpu blocks. Knowing that though, I am curious as to what they use as a warranty marker for their cpu blocks? Or do they come as is with no real way to tell if the end user has posssibly caused the block failure through tampering?

4. And i dont take offense at the troll comment, so dont worry, the curious are often seen as one and the same

*edit: Please dont take my responses as disrespect. I dont hold yiu responsible for the issue of the corrosion. I think its cmoletely inappropriate that the end user thinks that they can just complain loud enough and think they shiuld just get what they want. The customer is not always right, and is usually wrong. The flack you guys took was ridiculous. I am more angry at the fact that Clear acrylic blocks have been completely removed from everyones product lines because of the massive kickback from the trolling community. I am now just getting into water cooling, i missed the boat on clear blocks by a matter of months, it sucks redface.gif


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Originally Posted by NimbleJack View Post

Well, actually, i can understand why they did it. It makes perfect sense from a business stand point. So long as people keep using silver in their loops, nickel plating will flake off the blocks. Now, if you have silver in your loop, you wont notice the flaking without disassembling the block. And if you disassemble it, you void warranty, and they dont have to honour anying.
Now if the blocks flake you will not notice it, and life can continue apace. Out of sight, out of mind. Problem solved thumb.gif

Now if they were to do that... why didn't they just use delrin tops only and nail them down making tops impossible to be removed without some serious drilling and sawing? Got an answer to that? biggrin.gif

I am sure you already thought of a few reasons why they wouldn't do that after you hit submit, but i dont mind brain storming with you here for a minute.

The community would probably complain about the inability to clean inside the block. People with dyes would have a tough time cleaning their gear up during tear downs, it would probably stop people from buying if they couldnt disassemble and clean.

The style is similar enough that it still fills the niche that clear tops held. No other company is currently doing anything similiar, and ek needs to keep themselves differentiated from the competition in looks as well as performance.

You may also end up with a small group of the community muttering about conspiracies. Wondering why they would do something like this immediately after.

Good business keep changing their products, if ek wants to survive they have to always benimproving performance and always changing their look. It's like cars, ever year the body appearance changes, every year things get tweaked under the hood. It keeps people interested and always searching for "the next big thing".
Edited by NimbleJack - 10/8/12 at 7:04pm
post #23 of 38
I am going to try this with the CPU block and if it works out, gonna do it to my GTX690 nickel plexi crop circle waterblock as well.
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post #24 of 38
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The community would probably complain about the inability to clean inside the block. People with dyes would have a tough time cleaning their gear up during tear downs, it would probably stop people from buying if they couldnt disassemble and clean.
The style is similar enough that it still fills the niche that clear tops held. No other company is currently doing anything similiar, and ek needs to keep themselves differentiated from the competition in looks as well as performance.
You may also end up with a small group of the community muttering about conspiracies. Wondering why they would do something like this immediately after.

doh.gif Are you 100% certain in your statements? Have you seen Swiftech's latest full cover blocks? My friend had 7970 and in order to open it you need to tear off the shiny label which is pita to do without any sharp objects, which may lead to some nice scratches on delrin top. Afterwards you get to see the screws holding bottom and top together. IN THE MEANTIME THE WARRANTY IS VOIDED as you can't even reattach the label back on. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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The only man made creation which is difficult to undo is splitting the atom .... GO HARD SON !! biggrin.gif
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The community would probably complain about the inability to clean inside the block. People with dyes would have a tough time cleaning their gear up during tear downs, it would probably stop people from buying if they couldnt disassemble and clean.
The style is similar enough that it still fills the niche that clear tops held. No other company is currently doing anything similiar, and ek needs to keep themselves differentiated from the competition in looks as well as performance.
You may also end up with a small group of the community muttering about conspiracies. Wondering why they would do something like this immediately after.

doh.gif Are you 100% certain in your statements? Have you seen Swiftech's latest full cover blocks? My friend had 7970 and in order to open it you need to tear off the shiny label which is pita to do without any sharp objects, which may lead to some nice scratches on delrin top. Afterwards you get to see the screws holding bottom and top together. IN THE MEANTIME THE WARRANTY IS VOIDED as you can't even reattach the label back on. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

biggrin.gif Those were three, although related, separate points. I wasn't saying it's a great thing not being able to remove the top, Buddy who I was responding to was suggesting EK go ahead and do that sort of thing for their cpu blocks.

Or are you saying he's not complaining about it? I really can't be sure what you are trying to pick apart with what I was saying headscratch.gif
post #27 of 38
Nice but not as nice as the old design I'm afraid. frown.gif
post #28 of 38
Which Autosol you used ? Autosol is the company name wink.gif
post #29 of 38
Dude, really? ...If EK did this with their Supremacy blocks and there's a matching clear R4E block and SLI bridge just like yours, I'm selling my Supreme blocks before the end of the year.
Edited by ProfeZZor X - 11/6/12 at 4:43pm
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looks amazing!!! +rep
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