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Please Read Before Purchasing EK Nickel Plated Blocks - Update: Revised plating info - Page 98

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

 
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    Yes, continue or consider using their blocks (copper or nickel)
  • 60% (354)
    No, I will look into other manufacturers.
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post #971 of 1650
I've been following this hole thing for a few months now.

I've wanted to check my block for a while but never got around it. This morning I realized that I might have a small problem with my car :


So I went on and checked my block:




What do you guys think about it? Do I need to RMA that or these different colors are supposed to be there
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Ouch! Sorry about your car, and your block.

That block looks just like how mine started. RMA is your choice. They have not yet posted their latest information about new nickel blocks. When you submit the RMA, you get to choose if you want another nickel, or go back to copper.
 
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post #973 of 1650
Yeah this haven't been my best day...
Do you think they might allow me to exchange for another block? I actually need to upgrade my video card.

Logically speaking I think it's the same thing for them.
I guess I'll be waiting for more updates
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Depends where you bought it from. I was unable to swap to a different block, other than going back to copper instead of nickel.
 
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You can always sell the RMA(to Copper block) and upgrade your card getting a Copper Block to cover that. That's what I would do anyway.

Sux about your car bro. At least you should be able to upgrade to something better now... j/k Gotta keep your mood positive.

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Originally Posted by Angrybutcher View Post
Depends where you bought it from. I was unable to swap to a different block, other than going back to copper instead of nickel.
Hum, alright, well that's unfortunate

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
You can always sell the RMA(to Copper block) and upgrade your card getting a Copper Block to cover that. That's what I would do anyway.

Sux about your car bro. At least you should be able to upgrade to something better now... j/k Gotta keep your mood positive.

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That will be more expensive than I'd like it to be... I guess I'll cross fingers for it not to clog up my CPU block until I get some funds to change everything.

lol I like my yellow car, it's a little sunshine between all those super serious black BMW's.
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Hum, alright, well that's unfortunate



That will be more expensive than I'd like it to be... I guess I'll cross fingers for it not to clog up my CPU block until I get some funds to change everything.

lol I like my yellow car, it's a little sunshine between all those super serious black BMW's.
Then I would RMA the block for Copper and hold off the upgrade til I could better afford to. That way you don't have to cross any appendages that your pump won't get clogged.

Black is my favorite NonColor.

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Swap to stock blocks? I've done that a couple times now.
 
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post #980 of 1650
Or buy the Copper one letting the sales point know your intentions and have them Refund the Nickel blocks when they receive them. They'll get the RMA you'll get your new blocks and everyone should be happy.

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