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So useing this, i would need vrm heat spreaders and maybe a riged fan on it?
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I still don't understand how people have a hard time with it. Installed my quad bridge on the Matrix(s) first time no problem. 

I would be 100% easier if the o-ring grooves were in the blocks instead of the bridge.
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Secret! (Click to show)
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Secret trick.

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post #144 of 256
toothpick + vaseline is also a nice trick, doesn't take much at all to hold an o-ring in. And it helps create a nice seal.
 
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Secret! (Click to show)
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Doesn't always work.
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I've never needed to use anything to hold them in... If they're being annoying and popping out, I just hold them in manually for 30 seconds or so before screwing them back on the block.
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What is better option Acetal only or Acetal + Nickel.
I ask because everything what happen before with Nickel,
but EKWB say problems are 100% resolved with this and EK Supremacy CPU Block Clean CSQ too.
If I buy Acetal only, than both will be Acetal but what I get with Acetal + Nickel. Better temps?

I will probably use 80x80x15mm BlackSilentPro 2500RPM 4pin PWM fan for VRM cooling.
Because GTX780Ti KP Classy is wide, 15mm fan will be completely unseen connected on graphic card header.

Edited by Vlada011 - 5/16/14 at 9:45am
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The nickel issue stemmed from using silver with nickel plate blocks. Its getting extremely scarce for this to occur with the new blocks so it should be fine.The ek rep has confirmed that they will honor the warranty if you're using silver with their nickel blocks (as long as you are the original owner).


Thermal performance is pretty much nill tbh. Its all down to looks as the deciding factor.
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Finally a universal block that actually looks aesthetically pleasing!
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Performance is the same. Nickel is fine, but our warranty covers it regardless. 

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