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Poll Results: In light of EK's nickel failure, will you buy their blocks?

 
  • 39% (230)
    Yes, continue or consider using their blocks (copper or nickel)
  • 60% (354)
    No, I will look into other manufacturers.
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post #501 of 1650
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look what i just got from Gary..bye,bye EK


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NICE my other brand choice to use.
Who's Gary?
     
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post #502 of 1650
Is AquaComputer just as good as EK for temps? I know their aquero controllers are great (I need one) but how about their waterblocks? I'm going to need an alternative until EK solves their problem.
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post #503 of 1650
Wow sucks for them


Anyways, I always buy Cu versions, don't like the nickel plated ones
   
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post #504 of 1650
@wermad..thanks buddy,i can't get over how many bad blocks you got ..

@ezveedub Gary owns Sidwinder ,you buy something from him ..and you have nothing to worry about and not like " some other" retailers

@HybridCore AC blocks owns the old EK wave ,not sure with the new EK micro-fin
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post #505 of 1650
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Originally Posted by coolhandluke41 View Post
look what i just got from Gary..bye,bye EK
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That is a nice looking block, there! Aquacomputer makes some really fantastic GPU blocks from what I've read.

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Originally Posted by ezveedub View Post
NICE my other brand choice to use.
Who's Gary?
Gary, from Sidewinder Computers. That guy is pretty awesome. Love his shop, though I wish he'd restock on important things more often (still wanting those Black Sparkle 45 Compression/rotaries!)
post #506 of 1650
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look what i just got from Gary..bye,bye EK


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How'd you manage that? I don't see any in stock on his site.
post #507 of 1650
@Taylorsci..that was quick,that's why i didn't want to wait ,i knew this might happen,ordered this block on Monday night around 11.30 PM ,got it today
    
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post #508 of 1650
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@Taylorsci..that was quick,that's why i didn't want to wait ,i knew this might happen,ordered this block on Monday night around 11.30 PM ,got it today
Lucky you, I've got 4 friggen blocks to replace.
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post #509 of 1650
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@Taylorsci..that was quick,that's why i didn't want to wait ,i knew this might happen,ordered this block on Monday night around 11.30 PM ,got it today
I'm having to get mine from another site, it's rather expensive and they don't have the all nickel in stock >.<
post #510 of 1650
it's not cheap by any means ..you paying for quality and not quantity (I only plan on SLI)
this block weights a lot less than EK FC
    
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