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Great news from EK and for people who hate the circle design on the blocks.

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It looks like Eddy is finally listening to the water cooling community and taking voting on their designs of upcoming blocks. I for one was not a fan of the newer design so I am extremely happy with this.

http://www.ekwb.com/news/309/19/EK-introduces-ThinkCell---Share-your-ideas/
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post #2 of 17
Vote for my idea!!!

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post #3 of 17
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Vote for my idea!!!

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Wouldn't that be really expensive?
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great news biggrin.gif
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post #5 of 17
Well this is a potentially brilliant business move on their part, and quite cunning.

They are opening up legitimate user feedback on the one hand, and creating a farm for people to give them product ideas for free on the other. It remains to be seen how committed EK are to the feedback half of this equation but this looks like a win-win for them.

For us though? It's a fairly common business practice nowadays, unfortunately... we live in an unpaid crowd-sourced world.

I have half a mind to leave a suggestion that Eddy hires someone who is truly fluent in English to write his press releases though... biggrin.gif
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Wouldn't that be really expensive?

Yup, it would. But then you're also buying peace of mind.
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post #7 of 17
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Wouldn't that be really expensive?

A graphene waterblock would be more expensive than the entire computer. tongue.gif


Something in the 5-6 figure range....
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A graphene waterblock would be more expensive than the entire computer. tongue.gif


Something in the 5-6 figure range....

That much? sad-smiley-002.gif
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Quote:
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Wouldn't that be really expensive?

A graphene waterblock would be more expensive than the entire computer. tongue.gif


Something in the 5-6 figure range....

Graphene coating*
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Hrmm, graphene isn't a dip like nickel it's sprayed on (unless I'm mis-understanding something.). Maybe they can apply it only to the channels that have water flow in them. teaching.gif
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