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So any thoughts on which EK block to go for? I haven't bought from them before and I recall them having serious issues with their nickel stuff. Full cover acetal ok?

Generally you don't want to mix metals. Is the rest of your loop copper? Get copper. Are your other blocks nickel? Nickel it is! If the block doesn't specify "nickel" in the name, then it is copper based.

Like stay-puft said, EK has revised their nickel plating process that brought a lot of bad press years ago.
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hm...im so close to pulling the trigger...
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I'm surprised they still have them in stock... Ebay is going to be loaded with these things soon.

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and its out of stock...i would have picked it up too at newegg hq in city of industry...
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and its out of stock...i would have picked it up too at newegg hq in city of industry...

get a sapphire http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202058
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im getting conflicting reports now. its somehow in stock with limit 2 per customer.
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both sapphire and XFX are in stock on my end. XFX / Sapphire
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So why is everyone going with Sapphire? They have Hynx chips?

Does MSi have Hynx or Elphida?

BTW what a hater on the review.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lZ3Z6Niir4
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I got 50 dollars off my 2x r9 290x orders using this:

 

Promo code MBLEMC10G for 5% off through the mobile site or the Newegg app.

 

My BillmeLater account right now:

 

http://www.usdebtclock.org/

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