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post #16691 of 21008
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Originally Posted by seross69 View Post

If you have bare copper now it will cool better, i would flush the loop a few times to get anything that maybe in it out!
Nickel and Copper wouldn't be a drastic night and day difference i don't think.
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post #16692 of 21008
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Originally Posted by seross69 View Post

If you have bare copper now it will cool better, i would flush the loop a few times to get anything that maybe in it out!
Nickel and Copper wouldn't be a drastic night and day difference i don't think.

Pretty sure every water block manufacturer claims nickel plated copper has the exact same cooling performance as bare copper, only you don't have to worry about the tarnish.
 
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post #16693 of 21008
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Nickel and Copper wouldn't be a drastic night and day difference i don't think.

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Originally Posted by Radnad View Post

Pretty sure every water block manufacturer claims nickel plated copper has the exact same cooling performance as bare copper, only you don't have to worry about the tarnish.

There is a differance but it is so small you really would not ever see it
post #16694 of 21008
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Nope. It fit just as it comes from EVGA. No mods necessary.

Well, what do ya know...I didn't even bother to try. It seemed like it would bump up against the block. I am not ashamed to admit I was wrong.
post #16695 of 21008
I've never been a huge fan of nickel, but it seems like all the manufacturers are churning out nickel nowadays. I think Kryographics did it really well with their smoked black + nickel water block for the 10X0. Looks super sexy.

Otherwise, I'm a fan of copper.
post #16696 of 21008
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There is a differance but it is so small you really would not ever see it

Then why mention it lol? The nickel plating is so thin I high doubt you would see 1c of a difference in performance.
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post #16697 of 21008
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Just a couple of EK parts here...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Great looking build you have there! I love the all black build aesthetic. That's always the way I go with my builds, with a little nickel/plexi thrown in there. Love the way those Vardars look!

EDIT: Just found out about this little guy: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5923#kf

Any chance there will be a water block to accompany it? This would be perfect for my build-in-progress. Otherwise I'll have to stick with the 970.
Edited by JCArch - 8/1/16 at 7:56am
post #16698 of 21008
Any ETA for the EVGA FTW 1080 blocks? Looking forward to seeing those on my doorstep.
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post #16699 of 21008
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Any ETA for the EVGA FTW 1080 blocks? Looking forward to seeing those on my doorstep.

Think they have been pushed back to end of this month. Though it looks like shortage of the cards themselves is going be nearing end. OCUK said they were about clear there back orders
post #16700 of 21008
So far MC has been getting good constant stock on the 1080/1070's the past few weeks
   
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