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    Default Removed plating

    So I am so disgusted with myself. In the process of cleaning my EK X58 classified water block I think I ruined it . The plating on the inside of the block has been removed. Would you still use this block?
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    Default Re: Removed plating

    I would not use it.That plating is so you don't get contamination from the metal.

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    Default Re: Removed plating

    Ugh I figured that. How crucial is the mobo block? I am trying to get my I7 to 4.5.
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    Default Re: Removed plating

    I never needed a MB block to maintain or reach an Overclock put the heat sinks back on and your good to go

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    Default Re: Removed plating

    As far as the plating on the inside of a block I don't believe there is any at least on any of my plated copper blocks they are plated on the outside only

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    Default Re: Removed plating

    Luckily I had not taken my heatsink off yet. I do have a line on a koolance block for it so I might hold off a few days. I am waiting on a replacement res. Both the res and the mono block were ruined. I upgraded to the monsoon bay res.
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    Default Re: Removed plating

    ruined? how were they ruined?

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    Default Re: Removed plating

    Something I used to try and flush out the Vaseline has removed the plating from inside the mobo block and I can not.get the pinesol out of the res.
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