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Hey everyone!

Finally pulling the trigger on some W/C equipment and I'm looking to go with Nickel/Plexi blocks. Now I remember a while back that EK had some issues with their Nickel plating, now have these issues been resolved or is this just due to the nature of the plating? I'm simply going Nickel for the looks as I plan to run a clear fluid in my build.

Any info would be great!

Some of the pieces i'm looking to grab..
EK Asus M7G Mosfet block - Nickel / Plexi
EK Supremacy EVO - Nickel / Plexi
EK Monarch X4 - Nickel / Plexi
EK 970 or TitanX Blocks - Nickel / Plexi (Not sure if im going to go GTX 970 SLI or GTX 980TI SLI)

Still looking into radiators, more than likely going the EK route as well with some BP fittings. thumb.gif
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I haven't heard anything about that. Subbing in for the answer.
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Yes the issues have been fixed. They switched to a different plating method and i haven't heard any horror stories since.
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