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UPDATE:

Ok I got an emal from EK they want the block back to inspect. They set up a pickup from DHL and it also says that they will be shipping a all copper base to me like I had asked. So there must be more people contacting them about this to get them to change. Not sure but oh well.

Glad to hear it, sounds like they're starting to take notice; I know wermad got the same courier service for his 470 base. Sounds like it's worth riding this out guys, EK might still make it right with everyone having issues.
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post #92 of 118
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Originally Posted by Mongo View Post
UPDATE:

Ok I got an emal from EK they want the block back to inspect. They set up a pickup from DHL and it also says that they will be shipping a all copper base to me like I had asked. So there must be more people contacting them about this to get them to change. Not sure but oh well.
Nice! I just hope they don't bury the information internally if it is a defect. I'm starting to feel bad for Petra's as PT Nuke is being blamed more and more for any deterioration in a loop. I just read the entire thread over at xtremesystems, and am surprised at how many other factors that were involved in the original issue regarding the cracking of reservoirs. While this is a different issue, I definitely can't wait to crack my block open to see if I'm still good or not.

Just waiting on my RMA from Newegg!
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No, there isn't currently a block that can match the HF tempwise, period. Nickel or otherwise.
The Kryos is the only competetor right now.
I think I heard something about King of Cool too.
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Glad to know you can ask for a non-plated water block I think I'm going to do the same with my nickel plated GPU block when I get around to sending it in.
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Glad I went with the Gold plated Supreme HF have not had any problems it is the all copper gold plated one, not the Lt with it's plexi top
I do have 1 EK FC470 Copper/Acrylic block, no problems there ether
My Swiftech Microres. is also fine and I run PTnuke

There are two types of PTnuke one is Copper sulphate based and the other is
based on Benzalkonium, I would suggest finding out which one your using and how it affects the materials in your loop
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There are two types of PTnuke one is Copper sulphate based and the other is
based on Benzalkonium, I would suggest finding out which one your using and how it affects the materials in your loop
I run the benzo- variant.
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Do you guys know of any blocks that will arrive soon and outperform the EK Supreme HF?
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Do you guys know of any blocks that will arrive soon and outperform the EK Supreme HF?
Not me, sorry.
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Originally Posted by Mongo View Post
UPDATE:

Ok I got an emal from EK they want the block back to inspect. They set up a pickup from DHL and it also says that they will be shipping a all copper base to me like I had asked. So there must be more people contacting them about this to get them to change. Not sure but oh well.
Glad to see you're getting a replacement Mongo

btw, Greg did not mention specifically who the courier is but I suspected DHL.


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Not me, sorry.
The Kyros is slightly better than the Supreme HF.

Also the Koolance 360 (the newer 370 might be better, haven't seen reviews) performs extremely close to the HF (fractions of degrees in most cases) and there is the venerable Rasa cpu block from XSPC.

There are a few others that I know of that are really close in performance to each other and when you consider most are with 1-2° its really not clear cut who is the winner by a long stride

Though, there are those who will take any gain, be it a minuscule advantage.
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Tell us how the new block goes Wermad, hopefully it was just a bad batch
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