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I'm not sure which part you're laughing about but here's the chart on thermal conductivity:

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu.../thrcn.html#c1

Here's the part on copper's anti-microbial characteristics:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/26/bu....11429980.html
Ohh well this time I am wrong... After digging around copper seems to work better than silver. I know PT nuke is copper sulfate, but a copper kill coil seemed a little weird to me. It would tarnish quiet fast in a res, so I'm guessing that's why they use pure silver.

Sorry for the rude remark.
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I think that article talks about anti microbal/bacteria resistance copper provides.
What troubles people is algae growth and fungus that probably differ from ones in hospital.
If copper would kill that, then I do not know why we can see algae in loops with copper blocks.
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hahahaha remember making a battery in grade school out of a piece of zinc and a piece of copper dipped in some acid? Same concept except you're just trying to remove those stray electrons, not make a battery.
Do it all the time on racecars, we often have upwards of 4 dissimilar metals plus pumps that aggressively induce static charge. A grounded Zinc anode in the cooling system nearly completely stops corrosion. Mind you we might have copper, aluminum,zinc,iron,stainless,,magnesium etc all in one cooling system.

We deal with this by using anodes. they work.
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I think that article talks about anti microbal/bacteria resistance copper provides.
What troubles people is algae growth and fungus that probably differ from ones in hospital.
If copper would kill that, then I do not know why we can see algae in loops with copper blocks.
Copper sulfates, are harmful to plant life, without sulfur and copper being dissolved its very hard for plants to absorb. If you want to stop algae growth, introduce some chlorine to the system. Won't take very much.Coupled with a zinc anode, should keep your system nice and clean.
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If you put chlorine in a pc watercooling system its done lol
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If you put chlorine in a pc watercooling system its done lol
Not in weak concentrations.
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in a watercooled build,

Is it important to keep the same kind of waterblock materials/metals for all your devices you are cooling?

for example:

EK waterblock - nickel plated electrolytic copper
Kryos HF .925 silver edition - Silver / and copper

Or does it not matter?
Having same metals in a loop will slow down the corrosion but they will corrode overtime. Its will also cost more money using the same metals in a loop. Your better off getting a setup you like (regardless what metal they are) and introduce additives that prevent metal corrosion and algae.

like ekoolant , thermochill ec6 and many other products available.
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use high quality coolants-period. problem solved. since like forever, questions and doubts about distilled and pt nuke here pop out. despite numerous threads and answers on same topic.
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