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ok im going to pick up a XSPC RS240 to get started,, i want the green UV look but i have heard not to add UV dye? this true?
post #2 of 22
Yes, it's better to use colored tubing. Some dyes can break down, leaving the gunk in your waterblocks.
post #3 of 22
Dyes get a bad rep here, as lots of them brake up and then stick to the blocks and clog them. Look out for WC Dye from Mayhem, They dont clog.
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but when i notice the dye starting to fade and break up couldnt i just clean the system and refresh?
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I don't know if it would become noticeable, but there shouldn't be much harm trying it out for a month or so and then draining the loop and checking your blocks.

By the way, have you seen Mayhem's Pearlescent dye? Gorgeous. However, it's still in testing, I believe.
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I don't know if it would become noticeable, but there shouldn't be much harm trying it out for a month or so and then draining the loop and checking your blocks.

By the way, have you seen Mayhem's Pearlescent dye? Gorgeous. However, it's still in testing, I believe.
Yeh its lush, I live in the same town as him, but I dont think that will get me it early.
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post #7 of 22
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WC Dye from Mayhem, They dont clog.
Really?
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Really?
Cant be arsed with getting flamed.

Mick tests his dyes to the max, he has independent testers also, He only sells the dye when he is 100% satisfied its safe.
Edited by andrewmchugh - 8/18/11 at 5:53pm
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post #9 of 22
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so if just get the 1liter of fester UV acid green coolant will that be enough to fill my XSPC with just a cpu loop
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so if just get the 1liter of fester uv acid green coolant will that be enough to fill my xspc with just a cpu loop
dont, that will block up for sure
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