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I was just sitting here needing to order some coolant looking around online and someone in another forum said with distilled water just put some anti-freeze in there.... not sure how it would work and wanted to get some other peoples thoughts.

So will straight antifreeze be a good coolant? if not what is a good coolant i can get for a good price. I am new to Watercooling so any help will be awesome.
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Distilled water and pt nuke
Pt nuke is to kill bacteria and gunk in the loop.


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that is what i am finding. Where is a good place to order it from here in the US
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that is what i am finding. Where is a good place to order it from here in the US
Distilled water any where. Pt nuke frozen cpu has it

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post #5 of 22
You can also use a strip of Silver and just place it somewhere in your loop.

Since the silver will kill bacteria
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pt nuke

sidewindercomputers.com http://store.yahoo.com/sidewindercom...peptcobi1.html
they ship fast and have nice prices

or silver kill coil http://store.yahoo.com/sidewindercom.../sikibyia.html

coolant will give you higher temps.
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You can also use a strip of Silver and just place it somewhere in your loop.

Since the silver will kill bacteria

It's gettinghard to get pure silver nowadays.. Even the jeweler here doesn't use pure silver.


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post #8 of 22
i just use distilled water (99cents from safeway) and a strip of silver, works perfectly.
post #9 of 22
distilled water and a strip of silver and you're good to go.. If you plan on getting colored coolant, forget it,as it will just give you headaches in the future. Instead, use colored tubings.. =)
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how about food coloring?
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