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Just placed an order for the 6990. Any more news on EK waterblock availability guys?

Ok just placed an order for a full cover block from EK's online shop. Said it was available, paid by pay pal and it was $164 USD shipped to NZ. Not too bad Cant wait!

Also, strangely, the 6990 nickle/acetal was cheaper than the 5970 nickle/acetal, weird but I'm not complaining either

Now just to get a 6970 for tri-fire woot!
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Now just to get a 6970 for tri-fire woot!
Congrats. Crazy fast set-up you will have there.

Koolance 6990 block is out since 2 weeks already. EK are now out, but not the back plates. Swiftch Epsilon should come out around april 15th.
    
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Congrats. Crazy fast set-up you will have there.

Koolance 6990 block is out since 2 weeks already. EK are now out, but not the back plates. Swiftch Epsilon should come out around april 15th.
Yea hopefully it will perform to expectation, dropping a bit of cash on this card and block. Does EK use DHL or FedEx for int'l shipping? I got a email from both companies today saying a parcel is going to arrive in 10 working days

I prob pass on the back plates, isn't the stock back plate made of aluminium or something?

Also, how does the tri 6990/6970 compare to the 5970/5870 setup?
    
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