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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 #601 of 1650
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poll added to gauge public opinion.
post #602 of 1650
Quote:
Originally Posted by wermad View Post
if you are worried, there is no harm in opening up the block and/or install a filter in your loop (koolance makes one)
That Koolance filter would only catch big pieces, it's not a very fine mesh.
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post #603 of 1650
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poll added to gauge public opinion.
I'm not voting until after this fiasco is over! lol
 
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post #604 of 1650
I'll make my decision not just on the nickel problem but how they finally deal with it (although so far it's not looking good). I'm already a 'bit miffed' with them for the Res problem as it cost me money. If they let customers down over this then I'll not buy again on principle.

I already have a few EK blocks but won't even consider a company that might let me down if I have problems in future.
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post #605 of 1650
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post
most will collect on the cpu block. I inspected my cpu block and it was ok except for the exposed copper. if you are worried, there is no harm in opening up the block and/or install a filter in your loop (koolance makes one)
I just put the block in last weekend so I'm gonna run it till the end of august then see what kind of result I get.
    
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post #606 of 1650
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tbh, we all have given EK so much time and so many opportunities to make this right but they continue to drag this on and on.
post #607 of 1650
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Originally Posted by klaidonis View Post
Well, having been a freelance translator from English to Russian I can tell you that correct translation even from English to any Slavic language, Slovenian including, is not a simple task.

In the case of EK they have to translate the other way around: from their native Slovenian to a secondary language (English) which greatly increases the difficulty. They have to preserve the meaning of the report, too. It takes time, especially if their business depends on the quality of the translation.

So for me the delay in the translation is completely justified. Their handling of this issue on the whole, however, is another story.
They could be translating from Klingon to Aramaic for all I care. Based on the slant of their few communications as well as their handling of the issue, I don't need a universal translator to smell what that report will likely entail.
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post #608 of 1650
anyone noticed the poll on EK's home page?

maybe they are using that to gauge their response to the situation so that they can attempt to keep customers?
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post #609 of 1650
IP tracking plus vote = ftl?

I dunno what the vote accomplishes, they will probably decide based upon the financially sound result is my guess.
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The poll is broken, at least for me...
 
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