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I've been using this one for a while now and the temps are fine, everything is good, but I'll be cleaning my rad and pretty much everything so I thought maybe open the block and clean it on the inside as well.

Does anyone know what I have to use for nickel blocks? I know lemon / ketchup is for copper and shouldn't be used for nickel, but I never found the perfect answer. Hope you guys can help me out.

Someone said warm distilled water and baking soda. How long do I have to keep them inside a container before using a toothbrush on it or something similar to help with the cleaning? I'm completely clueless when it comes to things like this because i've never done it before.

Edit: I asked a friend and he told me to use dishwashing soap with warm distilled water to clean it first, dry it, then put it inside a container with baking soda / warm distilled water again.

Can anyone confirm?
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I've been using this one for a while now and the temps are fine, everything is good, but I'll be cleaning my rad and pretty much everything so I thought maybe open the block and clean it on the inside as well.

Does anyone know what I have to use for nickel blocks? I know lemon / ketchup is for copper and shouldn't be used for nickel, but I never found the perfect answer. Hope you guys can help me out.

Someone said warm distilled water and baking soda. How long do I have to keep them inside a container before using a toothbrush on it or something similar to help with the cleaning? I'm completely clueless when it comes to things like this because i've never done it before.

Edit: I asked a friend and he told me to use dishwashing soap with warm distilled water to clean it first, dry it, then put it inside a container with baking soda / warm distilled water again.

Can anyone confirm?

Everything you need to know can be found here: http://www.overclock.net/t/1407667/cleaning-nickel-gpu-block-koolance

Brasso works and is safe to use, but if you can't be bothered to go pick some up pulp free lemon juice mixed with water works equally well (Do not soak it in the water/lemon juice, you use it in combination with a toothbrush to scrub it)

1 part lemon juice to 20 parts hot water
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