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performance pcs has the acetal nickel block and their shipping estimator says $30.65 to Toronto, Ontario.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...78395f02b3b90b
    
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Check out what he says about Acetal/Plexi.
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Originally Posted by sivarthcaz View Post
I've never had any problems with plexi. As long as you don't over-tighten the living piss out of it, you're good. I'd prefer getting the acetal though, I like the looks of it better. If you can wait, then wait. If not, you'll be fine.
This, the acrylic thing is overrated sometimes , if it was such a huge issue, they've should have stopped producing them. Mine have been working flawlessly. Any ways, EK does sell replacement acetal and plexi/acrylic tops.

I agree, acetal looks nicer though and that will be my upgrade path when I change my gpu in the future.
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Originally Posted by jam3s View Post
I wouldn't order from the states -- I get raped with customs and taxes lol

Just emailed daz to check the status of the order he put in to EK.
Really??? I have never been charged any extra customs or taxes ever ordering from Canada, and that even includes a car..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sgilmore62 View Post
performance pcs has the acetal nickel block and their shipping estimator says $30.65 to Toronto, Ontario.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...78395f02b3b90b
I can't order from the states.. shipping will kill me (just wait til you hear about customs fees)

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Really??? I have never been charged any extra customs or taxes ever ordering from Canada, and that even includes a car..
I have in the past, that's why I don't order from the states.

Also I'd like to keep my order in one place if possible.

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Originally Posted by wermad View Post
This, the acrylic thing is overrated sometimes , if it was such a huge issue, they've should have stopped producing them. Mine have been working flawlessly. Any ways, EK does sell replacement acetal and plexi/acrylic tops.

I agree, acetal looks nicer though and that will be my upgrade path when I change my gpu in the future.
I just spoke to daz and apparently they've misplaced the shipment; ie they can't find it... so the ETA may be longer than 10 Days
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Also I'd like to keep my order in one place if possible.
I can 1000000% agree with this

Just go plexi then and call it a day.
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I can 1000000% agree with this

Just go plexi then and call it a day.
hehehehehe.. yeah. I'm a thinker, I always have been. I just like to weigh out my options
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post #28 of 36
frozencpu.com has the acetal blocks, but i have the plexi and it looks so much sexier
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post #29 of 36
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RushMore1205 View Post
frozencpu.com has the acetal blocks, but i have the plexi and it looks so much sexier
hehe, but then I'd have customs to deal with

I spoke to daz he said I'm on his wait list for the blocks.

I'm thinking ~2 weeks ETA.

NCIX / Direct Canada has nothing in terms of EK waterblocks. Dazmode is really the only canadian vendor that specializes in watercooling.
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post #30 of 36
plexi lets you see the sexy nickel (or copper) interior of the block



edit: turn your head upside down when try to view when installed
Edited by wermad - 1/25/11 at 9:22pm
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