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post #31 of 34
Funny how all the good EK products aren't actually EK products, yet EK thinks they can do better on their own.

Sadly, they're probably right in the short term. People will take a while to realize EK isn't what it "used to be" (or more accurately never was).
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or maybe EK found new "boyfriend"...thinking.gif or the fin design


P.S. I agree with the statement above ..
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Funny how all the good EK products aren't actually EK products

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I've only owned a few EK products and haven't had any issues. I, however, didn't care for their mostly plastic waterblocks, so I've gone with Aquacomputer or Heatkiller in the past. I've seen some awesome builds with EK stuff though, it does look fancy biggrin.gif

I'm almost never for companies being in trouble as less competition is never a good thing, so hopefully they can come out of this okay.
 
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Pity about that. It was convenient to be able to order everything from one place as it allows you to save on shipping costs. EK has their own web-shop so it is possible to order from them directly, if one so desires, however, the selections is obviously a lot smaller than in Aquatuning shop.

This explains tho the slipping delivery dates with Aquatuning. I have learned the hard way to NOT ORDER ANYTHING NOT IN STOCK RIGHT NOW from Aquatuning. Ordered last year couple of EK core blocks in the early summer and got them (and the rest of the ordered items) at last in October after I had switched my order to Heatkiller ones (which had also slipped few times in regards of delivery time). When ordering stuff in stock they deliver pretty fast and are very reliable. So I think that Aquatuning still lsiting the EK blocks but deliberately not ordering the block in reality was just pretty low hand bait-and-switch tactic to get people to order from them and then later on changing the order when the EK blocks delivery dates are moved back few times by a week or two at a time.

In general I have no problems with either company - they both do solid products in my experience and I have some stuff from both of them.
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