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So which brand of tubing is without issues and safe to buy???

supposedly the primochill at koolertek is fine according to one of the users here
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Koolance brand tubing has the same issues?
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post #263 of 3087
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Excellent mate thumb.gif +1 as well.

I got a response from FrozenCPU. They said that while there are no manufacture dates stamped on their boxes, they cycle through them roughly every 2-3 months. It doesn't guarantee a manufacture date, but should give a relative idea.
 
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Are you a smoker?

Not sure if this is a serious question, but no blinksmiley.gif

Air is nice and clean, filtered 24/7. Not that it'd matter, I don't think.

I was, dust filters will not filter smoke, and we all know cigarettes will stain everything yellow overtime. Plus smokers tend to smoke a lot when they are on their PC's, trust me I do. I've seen pics of tar dripping off PC fans before.
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post #265 of 3087
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I was, dust filters will not filter smoke, and we all know cigarettes will stain everything yellow overtime. Plus smokers tend to smoke a lot when they are on their PC's, trust me I do. I've seen pics of tar dripping off PC fans before.

But why would air quality affect a closed loop? The only time I could see the air affecting the loop would be when it's first filled, but even then...

EDIT: Quit for your PC's sake! tongue.gif
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Well on the inside of the tuning wouldn't, but the outside it would. I was assuming that you where saying the outside turned yellow and not the inside. You know the old saying when you assume you make an ... of you and me, rolleyes.gif
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post #267 of 3087
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Well on the inside of the tuning wouldn't, but the outside it would. I was assuming that you where saying the outside turned yellow and not the inside. You know the old saying when you assume you make an ... of you and me, rolleyes.gif
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My inside of my white Primochill started to yellow within a few weeks of running my loop. Distilled + kill coil in a Rasa240 kit.

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Are you a smoker?

Not sure if this is a serious question, but no blinksmiley.gif

Air is nice and clean, filtered 24/7. Not that it'd matter, I don't think.

I was, dust filters will not filter smoke, and we all know cigarettes will stain everything yellow overtime. Plus smokers tend to smoke a lot when they are on their PC's, trust me I do. I've seen pics of tar dripping off PC fans before.

Haha but I bet MOST of those pics come from people who don't do a lot of work on their systems if at all. Ex Smoker here wave2.gif and while I did smoke around my systems, I also maintained them regularly. I am OCD after all. I see something brown and tarry building up on my fans I clean them. biggrin.gif

But yeah I have seen first hand what a non technician smoker can do to a system just by smoking around it and not keeping the interior of the case clean. Hell, mine FINALLY has a noticeable buildup of dust after almost 2 years so you know as soon as it's dry outside what I'm gonna be doing. I felt like finger writing "Wash Me" in the dust on top of my ODD that's how bad it is. doh.gif

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Hell, mine FINALLY has a noticeable buildup of dust after almost 2 years so you know as soon as it's dry outside what I'm gonna be doing. I felt like finger writing "Wash Me" in the dust on top of my ODD that's how bad it is. doh.gif
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Pix or you're lying...and post them in the picture thread thumb.gif
 
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okay I read through some of this thread, but not all of it. So what is the consensus as to what is causing this?

I just started water-cooling about 3 months ago.

When I first put together my loop I ran straight distilled water from kroger with no additives, no kill coil, and no dye. The tubing I used was MasterKleer purple. I extensively cleaned every block and rad before I installed my loop, and after about 1 month I stripped down my loop to add another GPU block.

When I took it apart I noticed that the tubing had this same white coating, that when rubbed off turned into a really fine powder. I didnt know what it was nor did I worry about it as I was changing out the tubing and temps were fine.

so any ideas? anything in common amongst these stories?

-doober
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