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So this is my current issue I have nickel plated water block and a copper CPU block. I also have a silver kill coil in my reservoir, my loop keeps getting dirt within a day ever since I replaced my old copper gtx 470 block with the gtx 780 nickel block. I also noticed the promochill white tubing is turning yellow.

My motherboard is out for RMA because the first ram slot gives giving me an error message so I wanna get everything straightened out before it arrives.

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Did you clean the nickel block before using it? Nickel and copper should be okay together, aluminum and copper not so much. And did you change out the water or have you been using the water forever? You are using some kind of biocide I presume.
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post #3 of 5
Pour some of the coolant into a glass, is it "dirty" then? Is it only the tubes? If you can scrape the inside of the tube with a dry q-tip, what is there residue? What colour?
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I'm using distilled water and a silver kill coil, I replaced it like 20 times! When I pour the water in a cup it is clear but it appears some particles fall to the bottom of the glass. Looking inside the tubing it has a yellow color residue and when I wipe it the q-tip is also yellow. So I will be getting rid of the tubing and clean all my blocks. I still have no idea what caused.

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Im using a nickle block on my 7990, copper cpu block, and the factory block on my Maximus VI formula is aluminum and im just using distilled water, silver coil and feser anti corrosion stuff and my loop stays cystal clear
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