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Water is very poor at absorbing heat and transferring heat. Water also retains heat very well and is poor and cooling down or heating up. Why not use a liquid thats just as visquos and that could take heat away faster and cool down faster. I've been wondering this for some time can someone tell me why not ?
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Who said we use water?
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"water Cooling"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BigpoppaFrary View Post
"water Cooling"
LOL.

It's like people saying French fries even though the Belgians made them. Everybody uses coolant here.
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post #5 of 20
I'm using distilled water only right now. I think Dryadsoul uses distilled only also.
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what coolant are you using? water mixed with propylene glycol?
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post #7 of 20
I'm using 90% distilled water. If you could inform us of a liquid that is just as visquos as water is feel free to let us know.
post #8 of 20
why don't we all just start using coolant like the stuff we put in are cars. that stuff keeps cars a lot cooler then they would be if we didn't use it. and it works better than water.
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post #9 of 20
actually that stuff is even worse and heat transfer. and unless you are running your coolant at 220*f plus or enough to boil the water or put your cooling loop through your freezer it does not good for you.
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post #10 of 20
90% distilled water and 10% anti-freeze+few drops of iodine.

That's what I use.
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