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post #16821 of 21017
So my only option it would seem for an HB bridge is the Nvidia version....

While I'm sure no one here would condone such heinous behavior but hypothetically, if, lets call him my friend, this friend of mine were to use a dremel tool to cut away just enough of those tips to get it to fit, it would work out just fine right? You see my friend tells me the EVGA HB bridge he needs is sold out for a good month, and since he already pre-ordered 2 EKWB blocks, I'm told he went ahead and got an Nvidia bridge.

So, if this hypothetical friend of mine were to do such a thing, would he be able to cut enough away before getting into any of the wiring built into the PCB you think?
post #16822 of 21017
Whatever you ate thinking...

Put the Dremel down and step away.

You can make due with a ribbon connector until you can get a PCB bridge. Cutting PCB of any sort is never recommended.

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post #16823 of 21017
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Originally Posted by DNMock View Post

So my only option it would seem for an HB bridge is the Nvidia version....

While I'm sure no one here would condone such heinous behavior but hypothetically, if, lets call him my friend, this friend of mine were to use a dremel tool to cut away just enough of those tips to get it to fit, it would work out just fine right? You see my friend tells me the EVGA HB bridge he needs is sold out for a good month, and since he already pre-ordered 2 EKWB blocks, I'm told he went ahead and got an Nvidia bridge.

So, if this hypothetical friend of mine were to do such a thing, would he be able to cut enough away before getting into any of the wiring built into the PCB you think?

Does the HB bridge even make that much a difference that it's worth the effort and risk?
 
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post #16824 of 21017
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post

Whatever you ate thinking...

Put the Dremel down and step away.

You can make due with a ribbon connector until you can get a PCB bridge. Cutting PCB of any sort is never recommended.

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so what about a heat gun and just kinda folding it upwards?
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post #16825 of 21017
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Originally Posted by DerComissar View Post

This. ^

Only brand of fittings I've had that failed (leaked) were four new Alphacool 90-degree fittings.

Never again, lol.

most of my parts in the loop are alphacool and I love it, quality is very good, machining on plexi is waaaaay better than EK products(they looks like dremeled in the garage lol), I'm not using any compression fittings from them(don't make in white) but used few antitwist extensions and never had any issue.
I've read somewhere that Alphacool is a completely different bran now, they've changed everyrhing few yrs ago(starting from the owner, finishing on products). Great watercooling solutions, much better than peasant's EK.
post #16826 of 21017
Is there some reason you came in here just to defend some products you bought whilst crapping all over EK products? Lol
post #16827 of 21017
Hi Crew,

Any idea if the Mayhems Blitz Part 2 cleaning system is ok with EK Nickel blocks (GPU/CPU)??

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post #16828 of 21017
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Is there some reason you came in here just to defend some products you bought whilst crapping all over EK products? Lol

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Hi Crew,

Yet another question. Sorry.

I have read the EK Supremacy Evo CPU block install instructions and installed the CPU block with the motherboard outside of the case on a level surface. Using the X99 version.

Noticed that the springs and screws were very difficult.

What are the chances of re-installing the block on the board with it installed in the case?

Bad idea?

I ask, because the flow of the loop is opposite to the current inlet/outlet setup. That is flow goes is in the "outlet".

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