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How many times would I have to refill water cooling if I leave the computer on 24/7?
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Well for example in 5 months, my brother's Rasa RS360 loop lost about 3/16" of water volume as measured in the reservoir.
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I would check the levels weekly & flush it out every 4-6 months or so if its on 24/7.
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how much does the liquid stuff cost?
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Originally Posted by Kill2Fill;13594724 
how much does the liquid stuff cost?

Distilled water is ~$0.79 USD/gallon in NoWhere.
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so I can just use normal tap water?
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Not tap water, distilled or deionised.
And check water levels weekly or more, but you shouldn't need to top up a fully closed loop between flushes really.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kill2Fill;13594740 
so I can just use normal tap water?

No. Use distilled and a KillCoil (strip of silver wire).

Tap varies wildly from one place to another and can have lots of trace minerals/garbage in it.
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post #9 of 27
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is distilled water the one u get in big jugs for the water tap? Like the office room water machine
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Originally Posted by Kill2Fill;13594758 
is distilled water the one u get in big jugs for the water tap? Like the office room water machine

no.

distilled water has zero minerals in it. which reduce fungi growth. go buy it at a grocery store in those jugs like you said. but it has to say distilled.
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