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I'll be getting a Koolance 401-X2 reservior for my upcoming build, and I don't think a silver killcoil would look right in there. Can I get away with a couple drops of copper sulfate biocide only or is it recommended to have both the biocide and killcoil? I figure it's much cheaper to learn from others' mistakes than to make my own. I've learned too many lessons the hard way.

Also, about how much water will it take to fill the system? I will have a single loop with only the cpu and a single gpu and already own a MagiCool Xtreme Quad 480 radiator from my submerged setup.
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Pt Nuke on its own will work fine. No need for both
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Cool. How about corrosion resistance? Will I need anything for that?
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Cool. How about corrosion resistance? Will I need anything for that?
Only need a corrosion inhibitor if you are mixing metals, such as copper and aluminum. If you have no aluminum in your loop, then you are good to good with just silver or PT nuke.
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Radiator has brass chambers. I plan on using Koolance blocks. I see that Koolance radiators also have brass chambers, so I should be good, right?
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Radiator has brass chambers. I plan on using Koolance blocks. I see that Koolance radiators also have brass chambers, so I should be good, right?
Yes. You should be fine...
Just remember never to mix aluminium with other materials such as copper.
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