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best 420 rad / biocide?

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going to be mounted horizontally in the top of a case, any suggestions?

was thinking of the black ice GT Stealth 420 for the low-profile, but found people here: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...alth-420-Black saying it sucks

also which biocide should I get from these 3?

http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/...pid-13668.html

http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/...pid-13667.html

http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/...pid-12439.html

and why?

thanks in advance
Edited by paradoxum - 10/6/11 at 5:41pm
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Dunno if it's really good as there are no real reviews. But this looks freakin sexy.

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oh wow that looks nice. I didn't know they made ones that expensive though! Want to pay about £100, that one is more like £150, also it's crazy thick and might not fit very well with my planned build
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For the rad, I'd get a Black Ice SR-1 420. Biocide, I personally avoid biocide. A silver killcoil will do the same job without putting chemicals into the water.
    
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Either the SR 420 for low speed (quiet) fans or the GTX 420 if you find some high speed (noisy) 140mm fans.

As for the biocide they all do the same job. The Mayhems stuff and the BioClear PT are exactly the same thing; copper sulphate solution. The BioClear PHN is designed for use with premixed coolants and dyes. Mayhems actually did a test where they found that high concentrations of copper sulphate was causing premix and dyes to separate, hence the PHN being made.

You can also get a silver KillCoil as `br4dz- suggested which does the job, and is a fire and forget solution. Drop it in your res and you are sorted forever.
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2nd that, or 3rd rather... Kill Coil !!!
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