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So I'm going to attempt a real water cooling loop, for the first time ever. I will probably be doing a build log, if for no other reason than to track my own progress. I am a very experienced PC builder, (20+ PC's built) I just have never ever water cooled anything beyond a prefilled loop. I have a list of components and would like any advice I can get.
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Everything looks good. Just take your time and make sure everything is secure. Watercooling is not nearly as hard as it might seem.

Are you just using clear tubing and distilled water?
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So I'm going to attempt a real water cooling loop, for the first time ever. I will probably be doing a build log, if for no other reason than to track my own progress. I am a very experienced PC builder, (20+ PC's built) I just have never ever water cooled anything beyond a prefilled loop. I have a list of components and would like any advice I can get.

Everything looks good. Just keep in mind if you're using silver as an antimicrobial then you can't use nickel in the future. Well, I guess you could always just pop out the silver, but yeah, keep that in mind.
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White tubing and distilled water! I'm not gonna have any problems with mixed metals as of yet right...?
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White tubing and distilled water! I'm not gonna have any problems with mixed metals as of yet right...?

Nope! You're all set. Copper and silver are fine together. Just make sure to keep Nickel out of your loop, or if you do put nickel in there take the silver out. Oh, and never put anything aluminum in your loop... ever...
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