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post #21 of 118
that sucks to hear

I would recommend the rasa block or the enzotech sapphire. its working great for my loop
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post #22 of 118
dan0h yours is fine as its copper its the nickle plated ones that are the problem. Main reason when I just upgraded my loop I went copper as I seen this problem. As for the performance of the EK stuff its top notch but it does seem that PT nuke is maybe part of the issue as everyone that has the problem has had pt nuke in there loop.
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another issue with the EK nikel plating, oh got my whole sustem is EK, im starting to worry really bad
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Originally Posted by PrimeSLP View Post
that sucks to hear

I would recommend the rasa block or the enzotech sapphire. its working great for my loop


Thinking on the Rasa Block as we speak. I really liked the EK block if I could get a replacement copper base I would still use it.
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DAM i love EK products, they perform great, look great, but now im diffenatly not buying their product
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post #26 of 118
Man that stinks, I have always had good luck with EK stuff. I have been running Feser One (blue and green) in 2 loops for almost a year now and no problems/build up at all.
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post #27 of 118
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Man that stinks, I have always had good luck with EK stuff. I have been running Feser One (blue and green) in 2 loops for almost a year now and no problems/build up at all.
that's hard to believe.. how often do you take your block apart to check?
post #28 of 118
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that's hard to believe.. how often do you take your block apart to check?
I took the CPU block apart around thanksgiving time after seeing a similar gunk build up horror story, and to my relief everything looked great. Am actually going to break it all down this weekend to reconfigure it, and flush/refill. I will break the blocks down and report back my findings.

Defintiely could have some build up since then (~4 months of always on since last break down), but as my temps have barely slipped since day 1, I cant imagine there could be too much nasty in there. The few degrees I have gained I attribute to the THICK layer of dust and fur in the rads since I have never cleaned them out (~10 months)
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post #29 of 118
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Originally Posted by RushMore1205 View Post
another issue with the EK nikel plating, oh got my whole sustem is EK, im starting to worry really bad
I'm feeling the same way. I'm going to break everything down sometime this week and make sure my stuff is not doing this. I will say that I probably won't buy anymore EK stuff for a while.
Edited by just_nuke_em - 3/7/11 at 5:51pm
    
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post #30 of 118
(STUNNED!!!1)

EK (shakes head), I'm sorry, but this is totally unacceptable. Sorry to hear about this op.

Koolance is now my future upgrade path
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