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DISTILLED WATER MY SAVIOUR!

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If you ever go the watercooling route use distilled water.
Last night for the first time ever my loop after a year and a half started gushing out water whilst playing Battlefield 4 and proceeded to place water all over my GPU AND MOTHERBOARD.
Screen went black and I immediately thought the worst. The PC never turned off even with distilled water everywhere.


Moral of the story: MY PC is back up and running and not one sign of damage thanks to $2 DISTILLED WATER.


So please for the love of god use DISTILLED WATER.

Peace.
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Wow good story biggrin.gif

What did you do with the parts after they were soaked though?
    
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post

Wow good story biggrin.gif

What did you do with the parts after they were soaked though?
I just put them in the sun for 30 minutes shook them around, motherboard i just used a tissue probably still water on it now tbh. i was in a rush to play battlefied 4 hahahah!
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Very Lucky!!!

It becomes conductive once it makes contact with the metal in your loop.....

Martin's test, go Walmart!!!
http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/03/22/distilled-water-shootout-water-purity/
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Very Lucky!!!

It becomes conductive once it makes contact with the metal in your loop.....

Martin's test, go Walmart!!!
http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/03/22/distilled-water-shootout-water-purity/
It's actually freaked me out, so much water went onto the GPU and motherboard at least half a litre as i have a large loop.
And it still freakin works!

Good review also.
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