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Id for sure run some hot water in it drain it and then fill and drain it with distilled water a few times befor using the rads maybe same for tubing to make sure no peices are loose blocks should be fine tho but wouldn't hurt to run some distilled water thru them.
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They wouldn't sell parts that aren't at optimum performance already. Unless there's already crappy TIM on the blocks..
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Great information INCREDIBLEHULK.

Did you dip the radiators into the hot distilled water CoolGuy90 or maybe poor it into the loop holes? Is boiling the water fine to get it hot?
you can do many things to clean, i personally don't boil distilled because the pot/pan will contaminate the water

of course you can use hot tap water or the vinegar style solutions, but just make sure you flush it out with distilled water plenty after so you dont leave residue

only thing I did was set up my loop outside the PC, i used some sysprep that came with my primochill tubing, ran it for about an hour (supposed to run 24hours) then i started adding gallons of distilled to flush the loop, 1 gallon in 1 gallon out, not the best method but it made me happy biggrin.gif
  
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This is just me but I wouldn't clean anything. I'd put it in and go. They wouldn't sell parts that aren't at optimum performance already. Unless there's already crappy TIM on the blocks..

That's what I did... didn't even occur to me I should be washing out my rads when they're new. O.o
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