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Is the new EK Supreme HF mounting system worth it?

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I notice that EK has a new way to mount their EK Supreme HF block and I was wondering if it was worth it?
post #2 of 8
are they selling it with the HF 240 kit ?
post #3 of 8
it has much better looking, so worth it
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http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/ekeamohfnifo.html

Do you mean that mounting kit? Seems like it would help from the way they describe it.
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I don't know if it comes with the hf 240 kit but I yes I am talking about the mounting kit. I agree it looks much better but just curious if I will see any temp improvement. With my 700d and some careful planning, I could swap out the mounting kit without even unmounting the block and messing up the thermal interface material.
post #6 of 8
just checked and HF kit does come with the new easy mounting
post #7 of 8
Looks good. I say go with it.

The old one looks kind of bad, but if you apply enough pressure it can even bend the backplate lol.

Performance wise I prefer the older one. Looks wise... The new one is million times sleeker.
   
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I'm thinking of picking up the new mounting for when I change over to using the Indigo Xtreme.

From the specs, it looks like the new kits maximum mounting pressure is within the specs for using Indigo Xtreme.
With the old mounting system, it is exceptionally easy to exceed the recommended mounting pressure for Indigo Xtreme, or have wildly uneven pressure, which could cause problems with reflowing it.
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