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How does this look? This will be in my sig rig btw. Am I missing anything and could this improve dollar for dollar?

post #2 of 12
Looks like a solid build. If your case allows, it would be better to have your radiator fans push/pull. Other than that, I see no issue here.
post #3 of 12
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Unfortunately the Cosmos 2 can't do push pull with just about anything. I also want to keep this as quiet as possible anyway.
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Only issue I see is the Nickel block and killcoil. EK specifically says not to use silver with their nickel, but I'm new to w/c so I'll let the experts correct me. Honestly I hope they do correct me because I'm about to remove my nickel drain valve block for this exact reason.
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Oh wow now I remember hearing about all the problems with that causing corrosion. Good heads up. Anyone have suggestions on other antimicrobial solutions?
post #6 of 12
I'd like to correct myself and say it was Koolance's website that said not to use silver with nickel. That's who made my drain block. I'm waiting to see if someone chimes in. I like the rest of your list though.
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post #7 of 12
Yeah silver might be a problem. But if you use coolant that contains anti-corrosion agent, that won't be a problem. I have a silver plug in my loop with nickel block and had no problem for 6 months. I'm using EK UV blue coolant.
post #8 of 12
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Anyone with further suggestions/opinions? My finger shall press process order in under an hour.
post #9 of 12
Most people recommend getting a little extra tubing if it's your first loop just incase you make any mistakes. Other than that, looks good to me. I'm putting together my first loop tomorrow!
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Depending on you're budget you might consider getting some rotary 45s or 90s to minimize tube bends and length.
    
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