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i have a few scratches on my Koolance CPU-360 block where it is supposed to be mirror..... These scratches are very light but the mirror finish has now distorted a little.... i did this with a kinda metal sponge... not deep.
would this affect performance or would it make no difference ?

Also is there any way i can get it back to mirror finish like maybe sand paper with high grit? its nickel plating.

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You could work it back to a very fine finish but a few very light scratches won't noticeably affect performance. If you were to try to repolish your block you risk giving it an uneven finish which would negatively impact your performance.
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You could work it back to a very fine finish but a few very light scratches won't noticeably affect performance. If you were to try to repolish your block you risk giving it an uneven finish which would negatively impact your performance.

Agreed.

I'd just leave the block as is.
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