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So, I'm looking on putting together a custom loop around Christmas and will be using a 780ti. I found an auction on eBay for the nickel/acetal block and backplate for $80. Is that a good enough deal that I should snap it up now, or are there better deals to be had?
post #12882 of 21157
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So, I'm looking on putting together a custom loop around Christmas and will be using a 780ti. I found an auction on eBay for the nickel/acetal block and backplate for $80. Is that a good enough deal that I should snap it up now, or are there better deals to be had?
well a new block is around $105 and a backplate costs $25. So $130 for brand new + warranty or $80 on a used one with (I assume) no warranty.
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When will the predator rad/pump/res combo be available as a stand-alone product? Im pretty sure the reps said it will come soon™ish after the predator release when theyd teased it in this thread rolleyes.gif
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post #12884 of 21157
This new EKWB X4 reservoir is best reservoir at the moment on market.
But price is crazy and only one option is bad. They should offer and 125/150 version for half price.
People like glass reservoir.

https://shop.ekwb.com/ek-res-x4-250
post #12885 of 21157
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When will the predator rad/pump/res combo be available as a stand-alone product? Im pretty sure the reps said it will come soon™ish after the predator release when theyd teased it in this thread rolleyes.gif

I could have sworn tiborr or ek_ceo said it wouldn't happen, or wasn't in the plans.
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I could have sworn tiborr or ek_ceo said it wouldn't happen, or wasn't in the plans.

so buying the predator and disassembling it is the only way to acquire it thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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post #12887 of 21157
EK block installed on my Intel 750:







There was a small issue with the install.

The one 5x4 screw that needs a plastic washer when screwing down the pcb to the block, the other side of the pcb also needs a washer too. My 750 wasn't lighting up, thought it was a broken pci-E slot all of sudden, but noticed the stand off of the block was shorting out the 750.

Just an FYI.smile.gif
    
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post #12888 of 21157
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so buying the predator and disassembling it is the only way to acquire it thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

Tbh the only thing you need to remove is the CPU block, and its a pretty good one so its not like you're wasting money on it. Probably doesn't make much sense for them to sell the rad/pump/res combo as a separate unit.
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Tbh the only thing you need to remove is the CPU block, and its a pretty good one so its not like you're wasting money on it. Probably doesn't make much sense for them to sell the rad/pump/res combo as a separate unit.

Won't need the MX as i have the Evo. If i were to redo the loop, which i have to in about 3 months, i'd use rigid tubing, thous fittings is not needed and the coolant wont be changed from what i have (gray pastel). this ads up to roughly 55 EUR, even if the radiator unit is more than 150 eur it would be more feasible for me at least; no need to disassemble, less environmental waste and no need to stash away even more WC gear rolleyes.gif
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post #12890 of 21157
Hey guys I recently installed my waterblocks on my graphics cards, however I am quite worried about this:



As you can see, the backplate has a slight curve to it which I'm pretty sure is not normal. This is happening on both of my cards. I have already taken off the backplate and re positioned it several times. Does anyone know what the cause of this can be?

Edit: the actual pcb is not bending, and is actually straight. Only the backplate is doing this.
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