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flaked/corroded EK blocks? still ok to use?

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Is it still ok to use EK blocks that has corroded and copper showing?

ALL my EK blocks - CPU, Mobo, GPU have slightly exposed copper.

This is my last time with EK products. Even there Reservoirs iv been having problems with. 1st one leaked, RMA'd it, they sent me a replacement - It still leaked a few drops but i dealt with it and then it finally cracked all the way through.

How long would it take to RMA? I live in Australia and i need to use my computer.



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Brought september last year.

This is what it looked like at first, - It wasent plated properly


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Well, in the states you RMA to the retailer.  When I RMA'ed to the retailer i bought mine from it only took a couple of weeks.

 

I will still buy EK stuff but only full copper.

 

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COntacted EK,

Lets see what they say
    
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