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Copper vs aluminum radiator

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Hi folk,

Which is better in water cooling copper or aluminum rad ? and how is the difference between them in temps with same WC setup?

thanks in advance,
alayoubi

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Agreed!!! Just hide it so the scrapper don't steal it, lol
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for peace of mind,use copper...this is recommended because more often than not, you will use copper as something in your WC loop.you don't want to have galvanic corrosion in your loop.just avoid aluminum.nickel and silver is fine.
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