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What coolant is the best? What additives should be added? Right now im using thermaltake uv reactant ****. I upgraded all my **** and want to know what is best to put in it.
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Theres Pentosin coolant. Add 10% Pentosin to 90% distilled water.

UV Blue - http://www.jab-tech.com/Pentosin-G11...e-pr-3707.html
UV Red - http://www.jab-tech.com/Pentosin-G12...k-pr-3759.html

I add a couple drops of this PT Nuke as well

http://www.petrastechshop.com/pepcobi1.html
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post #3 of 17
This is almost like asking which beer is best, you'll probably get 10 different answers. Actually I have heard of someone trying beer as their coolant

Bottom line is good clean distilled water has the highest specific heat:
http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/sp...ids-d_151.html

You just need to add something to prevent algae growth, and most people also want it to look cool!

I just use swiftech Hydrx 5%
http://www.petrastechshop.com/swhyexduco.html

And distilled water 95%

And to take one more step in ensuring no algea, a couple of drops of PTnuke:
http://www.petrastechshop.com/pepcobi1.html

Works for me.
    
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post #4 of 17
I use one 4 ounce bottle of Pentosin to 40oz of distilled water..

...http://www.petrastechshop.com/peg11coadb4o.html
Blue UV Reactive Pentosin

Two drops of PT Nuke...

...http://www.petrastechshop.com/pepcobi1.html
PT Nuke

Then about a ounce and a half of glycerin to help thermal transfer of the water...You can get it at any Drug-Store for a couple of bux for a 4 ounce bottle....

Then 2 drops of Dawn dish-washing liquid to break the surface tension of the water...Just a couple of drops it doesn't take any more then that...
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Would adding anything to mine help me? I am using fluid XP extreme performance and I just re did my loop after using hydrx which I did not like :/ I would recommend this coolant just because of its performance and looks, but I'm sure there is a cheaper alternative.

There is air still in that pic, but now it is see through blue
    
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wow....

I googled a search for red watercooling

and found This

scroll down to where it says the tub turned red....
3rd pic from bottom, on the right
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Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
wow....

I googled a search for red watercooling

and found This

scroll down to where it says the tub turned red....
3rd pic from bottom, on the right
http://www.frozencpu.com/search.html...archspec=blood
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thanks Duckie, did you read the link I found???
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Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
wow....

I googled a search for red watercooling

and found This

scroll down to where it says the tub turned red....
3rd pic from bottom, on the right
I could of gone all day with-out that... ...
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