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What causes it, I had the xspc kit running for 2 weeks before I replaced all the hosing and sobforth for my build. Tubes were a little yellow too. That because of them being low quality or something. No aditives or anything. I am now using a magic bullet in the loop now with black hose.
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post #2 of 12
I wish I knew more about water cooling but it sounds like it could be Low quality tubing or bacteria.

Edit: You might want to see This guide
Edited by Z4XC - 3/17/13 at 8:26pm
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Gross, mine didn't get near that bad, it was only ever so slight. Hopefully the bullet takes care of it. Going to order some of that nuke soon
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post #4 of 12

Normally yellow tubing just comes from age. It's a variety of things: bacteria, metals, fluid stains. It won't simply "go away" with a silver bullet, you need to replace it.

 

I'd advise getting a higher quality tubing as well, like Tygon.

post #5 of 12
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Oh no no, that tubing was all replaced. It was just a place holder.

Went from this



to this



This is the hosing I'm using

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_413_292_1153&products_id=36317
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Dat bottom rad. I need to get a monsta.
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haha ya, pictures dont' do it justice until it's sitting in your hands. It's actually not a bad price considering the performance you're getting out of it. It cools the same as my RS360 rad. I planned to mount it on the read exhaust...obviously THAT wasn't going to work.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_457_667_1075&products_id=34506
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post #8 of 12

Komodo block,

 

Nice choice sir thumb.gif

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Komodo block,

Nice choice sir thumb.gif

Check the build log in my sig if you're interested smile.gif It's a really nice block. Someone told me it didn't cool as well as other blocks but I'm sitting @ 1150/1600 right now and my GPU doesn't go above 40C during full load. Doesn't cool as well my butt! The included backplate was really nice too since this waterblock is so darn heavy.
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post #10 of 12
I've got two Komodo 7970's, I love them! Who cares if they don't cool as well as others? They're gorgeous blocks smile.gif
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