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Why NOT to mix aluminium with liquid pro

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Just thought i'd test out to see why i'm not supposed to use cool laboratories "liquid pro" with aluminium heatsinks, can't be that bad can it?

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You aren't supposed to because it reacts with aluminum
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Well we all kno that but we've only heard of effects not seen them!
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I should of really left it on overnight to see how much of it the liquid pro would eat through. I mean it turned the aluminium to dust before my eyes, it was that fast. Imagine that dust between your HS and CPU... can someone say "heat insulator"
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I should of really left it on overnight to see how much of it the liquid pro would eat through. I mean it turned the aluminium to dust before my eyes, it was that fast. Imagine that dust between your HS and CPU... can someone say "heat insulator"
The metal dust would still probably be thermally conductive. However, the air trapped between the duct and any pockets would equal DOOOOOM! Not to mention metal dust getting on your mobo caps, leads, traces, ect.
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