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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 #521 of 1650
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Originally Posted by Greenback View Post
as I have mentioned b4 the only thing wih them saying it's anything to do with the fluid inside the system is "WHY IS IT ONLY EK BLOCKS" <<< just incase anyone from ek read it
Why?

Because they're idiots who don't know how to plate.

Supposedly from reading the RRT thread EK didn't remove a lacquer on the copper blocks prior to plating.

That's just what Red over there thinks.
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post #522 of 1650
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Wait, what I run pure urine in my loop and I don't have any trouble with nickel flaking...........
lol.
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post #523 of 1650
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we need adamantium plated blocks
post #524 of 1650
I want mine to be plated with unobtanium
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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.
Yes, they have actually managed marginally better temps than EK with a good number of their products, but their blocks are all MUCH more restrictive than EK's.
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post #526 of 1650
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
Yes, they have actually managed marginally better temps than EK with a good number of their products, but their blocks are all MUCH more restrictive than EK's.
Like. Will be my alternative. Wonder how long it's going to take EK to fix this problem. For the restriction, hello MDC35X.
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post #527 of 1650
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
Like. Will be my alternative. Wonder how long it's going to take EK to fix this problem. For the restriction, hello MDC35X.
Dunno, how long does it take a company to translate a document with Google Translator?
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post #528 of 1650
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Might pick up the XSPC razor for my amd setup as they are cheap, so no more EK fc-brdige . I could also go w/ HK as they do have a bridge similar to EK's but less complex, though it looks more restrictive.
post #529 of 1650
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post
Might pick up the XSPC razor for my amd setup as they are cheap, so no more EK fc-brdige . I could also go w/ HK as they do have a bridge similar to EK's but less complex, though it looks more restrictive.
If XSPC blocks had more of a look to them I'd be all up on that.
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post #530 of 1650
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Originally Posted by SecrtAgentMan View Post
If XSPC blocks had more of a look to them I'd be all up on that.
That is very true, but pricing and good performance has been their forte, not aesthetics.
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