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The regular PC Ice a lot of guys like... I've never heard of the Utopia before..MCT-05 is another good one..This is about the cheapest place I know for the Fluid XP....

...http://www.svc.com/fxphpmb32.html
Fluid XP+ HP High Performance Non-Conductive Coolant - UV Midnight Blue 32oz.
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im getting ready to order the last component of my new cooling system...i need to order some fluid xp and i just need to know how much im gonna need ? ill be cooling the cpu , nb , sb , and gpu...im using 1/2 tubing for the cpu and gpu...im using 1/4 tubing for the chipsets...i have a small reservoir and a black ice pro 120.3 rad...can anyone guesstimate how many bottles of fluid xp im gonna need ? thanks.
I would guesstimate 3 qts/3 bottles of the fluid xp you should buy, the loop should take 2qts and change
    
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jab-tech has some discounted non-conductive fluids. I don't know if they are any cheaper here but it seems like a good deal. They have the Liquid Utopia as well.
http://www.jab-tech.com/Dyes-and-Additives-c-55.html
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i think im just gonna use distilled water with some of the Swiftech additive.......Swiftech is a good name....should i still add 2 drops dish-soap liquid to this mixture ?
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i think im just gonna use distilled water with some of the Swiftech additive.......Swiftech is a good name....should i still add 2 drops dish-soap liquid to this mixture ?
Yeah it wont hurt...I wouldn't put any glycerin in it...I don't know if it plays nice with Hydrex I've never tried it...
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wait... since when do you put soap in water cooling?
    
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wait... since when do you put soap in water cooling?
Your comp doesn't double as a dishwasher? ***!?
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wait... since when do you put soap in water cooling?
Just add a couple of drops...I use Dawn because thats what my Wife buys..What it does is break the surface tension of the water so it will absorb the heat a little better...It makes the water softer....It only takes a couple of drops if you put a lot in it will foam on you....
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post #19 of 23
also keeps it squeeky clean LOL....if i do that ill get alot of bubbles in my rad, i know it LOL, the way the coolant in my rad is churning, before i know it my pc will be full of bubbles. With a T line im sure it will be fine. With a res, hmmm i wouldent try it.
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No a couple of drops is fine..I use it all the time with a res...You still haven't gotten that thing bleed yet?
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