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Originally Posted by coolhandluke41 View Post
sure..it comes from the dude with the most restrictive gpu block lol
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=262937
lol taking swipes at my own rig does nothing to a)help this guy and b)support claims that the ekfc is a "very restrictive" block. What are you comparing it to, nothing?
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post #12 of 18
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lol taking swipes at my own rig does nothing to a)help this guy and b)support claims that the ekfc is a "very restrictive" block. What are you comparing it to, nothing?
he ask if it was worth it ..if bling is on hes mind yes ,performance NO
I'm not trying to "take swipes" it's a well known fact in LC community,get back Jack
here in case you missed it;


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lol no I didn't miss them. Yes, the mc's were the most restrictive of the pool but you perhaps you should have included the first bar graph as well.I can if you'd like but I'm really not that ambitious.....
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he ask if it was worth it ..if bling is on hes mind yes ,performance NO
I'm not trying to "take swipes" it's a well known fact in LC community,get back Jack
here in case you missed it;
I don't give a flip how restrictive my GPU block is that's the one thing that I NEED to watercool the most. If I could only have one block it would be for my 480! My CPU block is not restrictive compared to most and is multi-block-loop friendly to the core (no pun intended) and the FC block for my mobo is just bling and MOS cooling that shouldn't hamper flow too heavily due to it's wide channels and lack of fins everywhere. Also both of my rads aren't too restrictive. But this really hasn't been an issue since WC systems recently started using such wide tubing, 1/2" ID is nuts compared to the 1/4" junk I started with back in the day
 
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post #15 of 18
Peace of mind, looking cool, maybe serving as a nifty way to get your loop from one side of you motherboard to the other, take your pick.

Note that with a cpu block and a full cover GPU and motherboard block you can probably reduce the speed of any case fans not on your radiators if you so desire.

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Originally Posted by coolhandluke41 View Post
he ask if it was worth it ..if bling is on hes mind yes ,performance NO
I'm not trying to "take swipes" it's a well known fact in LC community,get back Jack
here in case you missed it;


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You're reading that graph backwards. The EK block is the second least restrictive block.
    
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You're reading that graph backwards. The EK block is the second least restrictive block.

^^ this dont make me post what the inside of an EK block generally looks like, i have an old plexi top EK FC 86 on my desk atm, widest channel i ever seen in a gpu block
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post #17 of 18
its a waste of money. teh stock heatsink is good enough. depending on what case you put it in. thats just my opinion. the board has great cooling already.
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post #18 of 18
Absolutely worth it if you have enough rad for it.
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