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Hard to see but its there. It's not blocking a whole channel or anything. How bad could it be? I don't want to take apart my loop just yet.

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Do you use dye or dyed coolant?



But for real; I don't know what that is, but it looks like very minor blockage.

P.S. It looks like blue clumps of goop you'd usually get from blue dye. I saw your tubes are blue and am wondering if you're using dye or if that's just the tubing.
Edited by Khaotik55 - 8/16/11 at 2:43pm
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It could be plasticizer form the tubing and that machining looks bad.
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Do you use dye or dyed coolant?



But for real; I don't know what that is, but it looks like very minor blockage.

P.S. It looks like blue clumps of goop you'd usually get from blue dye. I saw your tubes are blue and am wondering if you're using dye or if that's just the tubing.
Just distilled and silver coil. Guess it could be plasticizer from tubing like what theseeker said

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It could be plasticizer form the tubing and that machining looks bad.
Unfortunately all my EK blocks have that kind of machining. Meh, at least the nickel isn't corroding
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It could be plasticizer form the tubing and that machining looks bad.
I second the tubing stuff. Machining? Eh that's par for the course on ek machining.
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So would it be worth it to take the loop apart? I'm leaning towards no for now

BTW I only filled this loop up a few hours ago if it makes a difference
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Hours ago? Wow, then it's crap that hasn't been cleaned out of the rads, or you've done a horrific job cutting the tubes cuz the debris looks blue from here.

Edit I see you've got mcr rads. I just got a new mcr120 and it had flux stuck inside the closed end of the rad. Not the best QC imo.
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So would it be worth it to take the loop apart? I'm leaning towards no for now

BTW I only filled this loop up a few hours ago if it makes a difference
Give it a few days as it may get worse. You want to get it all out before you drain it. You should also consider a filter.
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Hours ago? Wow, then it's crap that hasn't been cleaned out of the rads, or you've done a horrific job cutting the tubes cuz the debris looks blue from here.

Edit I see you've got mcr rads. I just got a new mcr120 and it had flux stuck inside the closed end of the rad. Not the best QC imo.
It's black and doesn't look like the stuff coming out of my rads when I was flushing
My MCR120 was actually a lot cleaner than my 320. Sigh QC...

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Give it a few days as it may get worse. You want to get it all out before you drain it. You should also consider a filter.
Maybe I'll leave it running for tonight and see how it is, still waiting for some things to finish my build anyway. Only reason I don't want to take it apart is because my fingers still hurt...
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Well it on cpu block , Thats the hottest part i would clean it out how much dose the water cost compard to the cpu or what in loop mite want clean it
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