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For left corner
I'm pretty sure you would benefit from running just the tube without all the extensions and rotary's (point to point )by twisting the Norprene
right corner ; you can take out the fan that's on the way ,one less fan won't make that much difference

The norprene would kink, @ least with the fan there.

These is the final runs for now.


one missing fan would be butt ugly too. I'm running a mcp35x2, so lack of flow isn't an issue, in fact the bay res made for MCP35x2 can't handle anything over 40%x2

I edited my post since I just realized you found the way around it ,yeah the only bad thing about the Norpene is how easy it kinks ,the build looks nice ,congrats thumb.gif
P.S. nickel block would look a bit better 2cents.gif
Edited by coolhandluke41 - 12/21/13 at 2:06pm
    
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NIckel block died, replaced with copper. Even the RMA coming in is copper. tongue.gif But yes, it would.
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I really wanted to go with the nickel plated EK blocks to match the other components in my build but sadly it seems the rushed manufacturing to keep up with demand for the newer cards has again reared some of the old nickel plating issues.
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I really wanted to go with the nickel plated EK blocks to match the other components in my build but sadly it seems the rushed manufacturing to keep up with demand for the newer cards has again reared some of the old nickel plating issues.

what blocks are seeing nickel problems.. ffs....
 
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what blocks are seeing nickel problems.. ffs....

From what I gathered it seems that the problems with nickel is the fluid people are using in their loops. And it seems as though silver is a nickel killer too.
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^^ yes it did (quantity over quality =...K ),I was going to get Kryos (can't find it ) or Heatkiller for my next build but end up ordering 380i that's my # 5 Koolance CPU xxx block rolleyes.gif..I just can't shake them ,they look/perform great

@RAFFY no, silver or fluid have nothing to do with it ,it's cheap S plating and nothing else
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From what I gathered it seems that the problems with nickel is the fluid people are using in their loops. And it seems as though silver is a nickel killer too.

alright my observations seem to have come across silver, I have not using a kill coil I got PNH nuke and PT nuke and just using distilled water!
 
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alright my observations seem to have come across silver, I have not using a kill coil I got PNH nuke and PT nuke and just using distilled water!
as i read we dont need any extra additive when using mayhems concentrate .Does it contain silver?
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I really wanted to go with the nickel plated EK blocks to match the other components in my build but sadly it seems the rushed manufacturing to keep up with demand for the newer cards has again reared some of the old nickel plating issues.

I really feel like it's 25% EK, 75% user error. If you are running nickel. A.) no silver, B.) real anti-corrosive fluid, not just copper sulfate.(dead water)
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Ya well I had no option but to go nickel with their M6F blocks so we will see.
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