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EK Releases New Look for Supremacy CPU Blocks

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EKWB has announced the arrival of a new CSQ among CPU blocks with a cleaner design.

EK has released a new version of its Supremacy CPU blocks. While the block itself features no changes over the previous Supremacy CPU block, the aesthetics have changed.

Previously, all of the EK-Supremacy CPU blocks had a top cover design that was produced with a circle pattern, which many buyers liked, but there was also a group of enthusiasts who didn't like the design and would have preferred a simpler design. Consequently, EKWB has released a new CSQ among the Supremacy lineup of CPU blocks. This new CSQ carries four different versions. There is a model with a plexiglass top and a nickel base, a model with a plexiglass top and a copper base, a model with an Acetal top and a copper base, and another with an Acetal top and a nickel base.

The current Supremacy water blocks with the circle pattern will remain in production as this cleaner CSQ is not meant to replace it. Those who already own a Supremacy water block but want a model with the new, cleaner look but don't want to buy a full new block, you're in luck. The top cover is also for sale with an MSRP of just €14.95.

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    jamesedgeuk2000 , April 19, 2013 1:12 AM
    Actually these blocks are here to replace the circle design, a poll on block design was held by EK and plain beat circles with clear also beating frosted, in both cases by a landslide. As a result the circles/frosted design was scrapped for HD7990/Titan water blocks and all future water blocks. The old CPU blocks will remain in production for a while as their predecessors did (easier in this case as they are essentially the same block), however no new blocks are going to be created using the circle design.
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    TheBigTroll , April 19, 2013 7:56 AM
    pretty sure the circles were an attempt to define themselves from other brands like noctua with their caramel colour
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    DarkSable , April 19, 2013 3:20 PM
    Much cleaner, I like it. That being said, I agree with the big troll that the circles kinda made EK's brand - just like noctua, it's hideously ugly, but that's how you know it's a good part. :p