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EK-FC R9-290X

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Hello!

I'm looking at this waterblock:

http://www.ekwb.com/shop/blocks/vga-blocks/ati-radeon-full-cover-blocks/radeon-rx-200-series/ek-fc-r9-290x-acetal.html

Does anyone here have it, and if so, do you know if the non acetal part on top comes into contact with water underneath?

Hoping that the water only touches the acetal and copper...


Thanks!
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The plate on the front is made of stainless steel. It needs to be there so water can cross from the main section, over a row of caps to the VRM section and back again. It does come into contact with water.
Many water blocks have stainless steel parts that contact water. All 290X blocks will have this faeture and they are all made of stainless steel.
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Intel Core i5 3570K Asus Sabertooth Z77 EVGA GTX 780 SC Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY16GX3M2A2133C11 16GB 
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Samsung 840 Pro 256GB X2 EK Supremacy Aqua Computer Aquaero 6 Pro Aqua Computer D5 USB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Aquacomputer MPS 400 flow meter EK-CoolStream PE 360 EK-Coolstream PE 240 Noiseblocker Eloop B12-PS 
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EK Vardar F2 EK-FC Titan Acetal & Nickel EK-RAM Monarch X4 Clean CSQ - Acetal+Nickel EK-D5 X-RES 140 CSQ 
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