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okay so,

in the grocery store, the only thing i can get is Demineralised water. is this good enough, or should i find Destilled somewhere ?
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Demineral will be OK for a while, it's not quite as pure as distilled, but it will be ok.
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Demineralized is the same thing as deionized. That will work fine if you can't find distilled.
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hmm can i just run it for a while without problems like destilled. im gonna add a silver coil btw. or can i better get something else for demineralized ?
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post #5 of 9
deionized is not as pure as distilled which is mineral free.
there's still trace elements in deionized ie. Na+ etc...
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deionized is not as pure as distilled which is mineral free.
there's still trace elements in deionized ie. Na+ etc...
Not to mention the possibility of organic particles. Biocide and/or kill coil should help to prevent any growth though.
    
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post #7 of 9
Two drops of pt nuke and a kill coil should be efficient for your loop for the time being. But still search for distilled water if you can.
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Two drops of pt nuke and a kill coil should be efficient for your loop for the time being. But still search for distilled water if you can.
Yep, I've ordered some Fesser CB and a silver Kill coil. so i guess im good to go then, only i need to wait for the ****parts to arrive, he sent them yesterday. cause the black ice 240GTs was not in stock, that is comming later.
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I use demineralized water in my loop 24/7. Tap water works fine except for the occasional deposit that it leaves on a component. Demineralized water has 99% of the minerals removed, making it perfectly suitable for water cooling. With PT-Nuke and demineralized water you shouldn't have any problems at all.
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