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Anyway, what's the best way to drain, flush and fill the H220 and what coolant should I use? Also, what tubing ssize do I need? I am wanting clear tubing.

check out the first post for videos on disassembling and filling the loop. It's recommended to use Swiftech's Hydrx PM (blue), but distilled should work as well. the GPU expansion video has the method of assembling, filling, and priming.

tubing is 5/8 x 3/8. use anything but Primochill's tubing because it's not to spec.
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I am trying a few different fan and pump control programs. Does anyone have any preference on what is best for these units?

I was looking at maybe getting a Koolance TMU unit for control and feedback, but for now speed fan or asus suite and my ADIA LCD monitor is working pretty well.

It's not really recommended to control the pump speed through a separate fan controller. Use the motherboard's onboard PWM CPU header for the splitter and pump at the very least. You can use the koolance device for all other fans. Read this article: http://www.swiftech.com/pwmcontrollers.aspx

Speedfan has been very good so far but requires some configuration to work best.
 
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could you add me please?

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The last one was sideways, sorry. Here is a pic of my H220, It is running great so far.


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check out the first post for videos on disassembling and filling the loop. It's recommended to use Swiftech's Hydrx PM (blue), but distilled should work as well. the GPU expansion video has the method of assembling, filling, and priming.

tubing is 5/8 x 3/8. use anything but Primochill's tubing because it's not to spec.
It's not really recommended to control the pump speed through a separate fan controller. Use the motherboard's onboard PWM CPU header for the splitter and pump at the very least. You can use the koolance device for all other fans. Read this article: http://www.swiftech.com/pwmcontrollers.aspx

Speedfan has been very good so far but requires some configuration to work best.

You can't buy HydrX in the UK and I can't see it in any EU based stores so could I use Feser one clear rather than distilled water? The only concern I have it that Feser One does not have any librication properties like the HydrX. Is this a concern?

I would use distilled water but It has no lubrication for the pump and it is prone to microbology based growths.

Thank you.
Edited by BradleyW - 5/12/13 at 8:21am
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I want to post a quick pic of my running a burn in test and showing CPU temps. Does what I have look in line with what everyone else sees?

My CPU is a 2600K running with a 43 multi. I usually run at 45, but have been bringing it back up since installing this new cooler,

Thanks,
Mike
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You can't buy HydrX in the UK and I can't see it in any EU based stores so could I use Feser one clear rather than distilled water? The only concern I have it that Feser One does not have any librication properties like the HydrX. Is this a concern?

I would use distilled water but It has no lubrication for the pump and it is prone to microbology based growths.

Thank you.

imo distilled water will be fine if paired with a kill coil and solid colored tubing which will provide you with all of the anti-microbial protection you need. hydrx pm 2 coolant is at least 90% distilled anyway. Only a max of 1.5% of it is something closest to lubrication (Petroleum sodium sulfonate, looking at its ingredients), but is probably used to emulsify the antimicrobial ingredients with water.. not saying that hydrx is snake oil, but for those who dont want to spend money to ship the product might as well just go distilled. the common aquarium pump goes through much dirtier and untreated water without issues.
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I want to post a quick pic of my running a burn in test and showing CPU temps. Does what I have look in line with what everyone else sees?

My CPU is a 2600K running with a 43 multi. I usually run at 45, but have been bringing it back up since installing this new cooler,

Thanks,
Mike

looks fine.
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imo distilled water will be fine if paired with a kill coil and solid colored tubing which will provide you with all of the anti-microbial protection you need. hydrx pm 2 coolant is at least 90% distilled anyway. Only a max of 1.5% of it is something closest to lubrication (Petroleum sodium sulfonate, looking at its ingredients), but is probably used to emulsify the antimicrobial ingredients with water.. not saying that hydrx is snake oil, but for those who dont want to spend money to ship the product might as well just go distilled. the common aquarium pump goes through much dirtier and untreated water without issues.
looks fine.

What is the best location to house the silver coil without degrading performance or causing some sort of failure?
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What is the best location to house the silver coil without degrading performance or causing some sort of failure?

i have mine in the output line of the pump, so in case it somehow moves it'll just stop at the barb going to the radiator. I wouldnt avise putting it in the lines flowing directly into the pump.

since my kit is modified, i have it in the return line going from the GPU block exit to the radiator/res intake. You can twist or shape the coil so it fits snugly inside the tubing.
 
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i have mine in the output line of the pump, so in case it somehow moves it'll just stop at the barb going to the radiator. I wouldnt avise putting it in the lines flowing directly into the pump.

since my kit is modified, i have it in the return line going from the GPU block exit to the radiator/res intake. You can twist or shape the coil so it fits snugly inside the tubing.

Will a silver coil affect performance?
Also, I can't seem to find that sized tubing in the UK? I was hoping to use clear tubing or tubing with a slight colour tint.

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Just installed mine today and im a bit worried, my pump is really loud...
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