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So as a general consensus what's the best/cheaper option?
 
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I'm pretty new to water cooling but I'm using the Liquid Utopia and distilled and have yet to see any issues. I tried it because it's what the guys at FrozenCPU recommended and they have yet to steer me wrong, also it was stupid easy to use, just pour the bottle into a gallon of distilled and you are good to go.
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Distilled water and a silver coil or pt nuke. Some folks like the colored fluids and some don't. I personally don't, I would rather use colored tubing.
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Originally Posted by Nomad692000 View Post

Distilled water and a silver coil or pt nuke. Some folks like the colored fluids and some don't. I personally don't, I would rather use colored tubing.

Same, just to be sure that it's not gonna stain anything! thumb.gif
 
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Mayhems Biocide Extreme, end of story. It's a Biocide, anti-corrosive, anti-scaling, AND Ph Balancer. tongue.gif Plus it only adds a couple drops to your loop so it won't add nearly much liquid, meaning it will have little to no effect on cooling performance.
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I wish there was a way to easily compare all these in a measurable way.

Anyone feel like building 5 or more equal water cooled rigs and running them for 6 months? biggrin.gif
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Mayhems Biocide Extreme, end of story. It's a Biocide, anti-corrosive, anti-scaling, AND Ph Balancer. tongue.gif Plus it only adds a couple drops to your loop so it won't add nearly much liquid, meaning it will have little to no effect on cooling performance.


How can it be a anti corrosion with just a few drops per ~ 1-2 liters, the ppm would be too low to be effective.

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It doesn't say anything on the Mayhems website about being an anti-corrosive. Its just copper sulphate mainly.

Liquid Utopia is an anti-corrosive though and it is a very small volume mixed into a gallon. Any particular reason why that would be a problem
Edited by Jakusonfire - 6/8/13 at 6:24am
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XT-1 as it uses a tiny amount, is colourless, cheap lasts one year +, contains every thing and does not decrease the heat carry capacity of water wink.gif... nuff said really.

Its a biocide, inhibitor, wetting agent and is non toxic smile.gif and is all so cheap smile.gif

http://www.mayhems.co.uk/front/xt-1.html#.UbM46fnVBBM (product page)
Edited by Mayhem - 6/8/13 at 7:01am
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Good job at necroing a 5 yo. thread.
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