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Old 04-09-18, 12:25 PM
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I've used EK products for years, and they are (and always have been) WAY over priced for what you get. WAY over. Watercool sells better products at better prices. EK is a gouging company, which makes them the perfect bed buddy for Nvidia. Warchild alluded to it above, why charge a premium for a BACK PLATE?!?! That doesn't get any more expensive to produce. Just a sign that EK are gougers. They make ok stuff sometimes, but nothing that justifies their exorbitant prices.

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Old 04-09-18, 12:47 PM
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I've used EK products for years, and they are (and always have been) WAY over priced for what you get. WAY over. Watercool sells better products at better prices. EK is a gouging company, which makes them the perfect bed buddy for Nvidia. Warchild alluded to it above, why charge a premium for a BACK PLATE?!?! That doesn't get any more expensive to produce. Just a sign that EK are gougers. They make ok stuff sometimes, but nothing that justifies their exorbitant prices.
Yep, and being the anti-fan of RGB, I want a nickel block without the lighting.
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Old 04-09-18, 04:51 PM
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Xspc still makes good stuff
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Old 05-09-18, 08:08 AM
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Xspc still makes good stuff
I loved their radiators. Had a good thickness, good FPI etc. Sadly the cost was excessive in Norway.
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