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What the... Remember when Danger Den used to have some of the best prices in the industry? Well I was doing some GPU block pricing and I can get a Nickle Plated EK HD4870 Block from Frozen CPU for less money than I can get a Danger Den HD4870 Block direct. I remember when EK was the more expensive choice. I know the EK uses Aluminum on the Mosfets and the DD is all one piece of copper but the EK block has to be shipped to retailers from Europe. The DD blocks are made in Oregon..... IDK I find it weird... I always recommended DD over EK simply because of the price-performance ratio but now I may be getting those nickle plated EK's myself.


Speaking of the EK anyone got any reviews for the EK HD4870 block?
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post #2 of 19
Full cover blocks all perform pretty much identically since they all use the same basic design.
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I remember when I first started getting in to water cooling. I would always read about danger den and there quality and prices. So I finally take the plunge and go window shopping at danger dens site and I couldn't justify paying that much. Now all I hear is petrastechshop and wouldn't you know it find a kit worth buying within seconds I ordered it. would have had it already but it snowed over here in california and ups is afraid to get there boots wet and send the trucks out for 2 days so know they will try to deliver it on Monday should have got it on wednesday.
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post #4 of 19
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Well I can say for sure I'll be getting those EK blocks. I can;t wait to get my system wet. It's been far too long.
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post #5 of 19
You should check out the XSPC blocks as well.
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post #6 of 19
Buy a cheap MCW60 and use the stock heatsink on the 4870. Much cheaper.
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by Deezle98 View Post
You should check out the XSPC blocks as well.
I use the XSPC Razor's on my 4870's - very nice and cool.
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Good to here, I'm planning on one for my GTX 260 after Xmas.
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post #9 of 19
Danger Den has slipped into mediocrity after they stopped innovation and simply rebranded everything...
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post #10 of 19
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post
Danger Den has slipped into mediocrity after they stopped innovation and simply rebranded everything...
Maybe so. I haven't bought a waterblock in almost 3 years. Things do change.
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