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I'm ordering two GTX 470 full cover EK blocks from www.dazmode.com

He has two GTX 470 blocks:

The EK Acetal + Nickel and the EK Plexi + Nickel.

They're both about the same price, except, the acetal + nickel is out of stock currently.

Should I wait for the EK Acetal + Nickel to be back in stock or should I go with the Plexi? I really don't mind the look of it, on second thoughts.

I won't be using any dye, as I don't with my CPU only loop. Will be ordering within the next week.

This is my last WC thread, I swear
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The EK-FC570 GTX (Acetal + Nickel) is available elsewhere (e.g. direct from EK) if you really, really want the Acetal + Nickel look. I would pay a bit more to get what I originally wanted, but if you don't mind, go Plexi.
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The EK-FC570 GTX (Acetal + Nickel) is available elsewhere (e.g. direct from EK) if you really, really want the Acetal + Nickel look. I would pay a bit more to get what I originally wanted, but if you don't mind, go Plexi.
see the thing is I've got a strict $400 dollar budget, so if I get the plexi, instead of waiting for the acetal, it will be under $400.

If I order direct from EK, it might put me over budget. Less is preferred though.

Thanks for your input. I think i'm going to go with the Plexi. Looks pretty good.

I did like the looks of the Acetal, but I think either or is nice. They're both good looking blocks.

I'll be ordering sometime next week, when I get paid
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Id wait i didnt get the plexi cause of the cracking issues they were having and blaming ptnuke on it then pretty much admiting they never tested ptnuke to confirm that was the cause.
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that means I gotta wait til the week after
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waiting wont kill you lol
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waiting wont kill you lol
it will! *dies*
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steals all your wc gear and makes a super cooled computer.
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I just did my Rig finished it today
I was gonna get EK blocks but it was gonna take longer to get it and it was more money. so I went with Koolance blocks they were cheaper and easy to return if I get in to problems as they are just in seattle WA

any reason why people Like EK?

PS sorry to high jack you thread but I was just wondering

here is a picture of my finshed rig
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post #10 of 36
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Id wait i didnt get the plexi cause of the cracking issues they were having and blaming ptnuke on it then pretty much admiting they never tested ptnuke to confirm that was the cause.

Is this a block that was cracking? Because I see plex on there...

http://www.jab-tech.com/EK-nVidia-58...X-pr-4788.html
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