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Hey there guys,

What are EK's Nickel blocks turning out like now days? Still plagued with problems or have they resolved them? only reason I ask is I want Acrylic waterblocks...

Otherwise I wouldn't be looking at them..

Cheers,
s0up2up
post #2 of 6
I thought they fixed those issues long ago? tongue.gif
post #3 of 6
I finished building my system about 6 months ago, and I've got an EK Supreme and block for my GTX690, both in Nickel. Haven't had an issue to date. As far as I know, they fixed the Nickel problem a long time ago when they switched to EN Nickel, but others feel free to correct me if I'm uninformed.
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I heard it was also fixed but some people still aren't so sure
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There are a heap of these threads. Every time someone asks the question, there will be people who use the blocks and will say they haven't had problems, and there will be the compulsory posts about how EK never fixed anything and its a huge conspiracy and if you buy anything EK it will end up destroying your build.

If you want acrylic blocks you really don't have much choice. No matter what anyone says the worst that can happen is the inside of the block becomes a bit unsightly and you can get it replaced.
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post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by Captain Lolburger View Post

I finished building my system about 6 months ago, and I've got an EK Supreme and block for my GTX690, both in Nickel. Haven't had an issue to date. As far as I know, they fixed the Nickel problem a long time ago when they switched to EN Nickel, but others feel free to correct me if I'm uninformed.

Thanks for the info. Good to see it's first hand experience as well. Thanks for sharing. Rep!
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Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

I thought they fixed those issues long ago? tongue.gif

Haha so did I. But I know they had a few problems when they converted to the new EN process. Which made me worry that they were still not 100% on it, especially with the EK hate threads that so often frequent the interwebs...
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