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Why people still continue buying crappy products made by the crappy companies (koolance, tt, zalman (wc), Innovatek, and Aqua Computers
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Well it looks like it's the water's fault......should've drop some cash on some coolants and some anti-fungi whatever its name is.
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Why people still continue buying crappy products made by the crappy companies (koolance, tt, zalman (wc), Innovatek, and Aqua Computers
most of them arent crap, if your stupid enough to mix materials its your own fualt not the companys.
    
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dang, that stuff looks nasty... what exactly is that from?
    
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Originally Posted by SharkerSK View Post
Yea, that happens to me
(1 year ago)
I was using ONLY destilled water without any "admixture" to stop corrosion



sorry to say but if you used mixed alum and copper and didn't use an anti corrosion addative then I would say the blame is on you not the mixed products. title would be a little better as don't use mixed without using an anticorrosive addative.



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Originally Posted by mootin View Post
most of them arent crap, if your stupid enough to mix materials its your own fualt not the companys.
you can mix if you do it right. and maintain the system
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Stuff like:
http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/...x=216&code=021


or 8800GTX & 8800GTS




Aluminum again, will zalman ever learn...
Aluminium sucks ...


NO ALUMINIUM NO PROBLEM

but:
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xavior View Post
If Zalman would try to sell its products to the enthusiastic watercooler (Such as the people here), they would've introduced copper blocks a long time ago. Their blocks/watercooling systems are only meant for watercooling ''noobs'', as in people that do not know as much as we do.

Zalman and Thermaltake, you see those names everywhere. Do you see Swiftech/D-Tek/Danger-Den written all over the place? No.. If any of these 3 major waterblock companies would invest into complete ''easy to build'' systems that perform ''like no other'' and advertise them the way Thermaltake does, I think they'd sell quite a lot more.
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most of them arent crap, if your stupid enough to mix materials its your own fualt not the companys.
HH ..... Most of them are mixing (alu cover & copper base) in their products.
So I didn't use any aditive because my reservoir was made from very "delicate" plexiglass (acryl) also not solvent resistant

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post #28 of 44
not solvent resistant ?

What kind of "Acryl" are you using in that res ?

I got the Chemical Resistance PDF file from USPlastic.com's web site for their Acrylite Acrylic sheet ... it is resistant to all the ingredients listed on Petra's Tech Shop in their Pentosin ...
Quote:
contains Ethylene Glycol, Diethylene Glycol, Sebacic Acid, and Sodium Hydroxide
post #29 of 44
OK I have to call BS, that is not what happens to aluminum when it corrodes whether it be two different metals in water or salt water or whatever. I have to say you are full of it.

I say anyone here take aluminum and copper and put it in water and do
whatever you want and you wont get those results. That is not what aluminum does try it out.
I apologize if I am wrong but I have worked with this stuff long enough too know that aluminum does not do that sorry .

PM me if you have any questions
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post #30 of 44
mmmm, yummy, looks like toejam....


if it is cuz of corrosion, ur fault for not putting in the proper additives. to my knowledge most rads are alu so u'd be hard pressed not to mix alu and Cu... correct me if i'm wrong on that 1 tho...
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