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post #11 of 16
agreed with dr4gon

maybe you could find someone to trade it to, or better yet, even sell it to. To someone that doesn't know much about its flaws, the market price could make it appeal to them as a good bargaining chip
    
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You don't have to get an aluminum waterblock. Koolance gold plates their copper waterblocks to prevent corrosion. That's what I meant by they design around the fact they use an aluminum radiator.
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post #13 of 16
I think I would just eBay it to and then put that towards a good rig...If you cant sell it for some reason then just get a Koolance block for it, I wouldn't leave it on top of my rig though, in case it pin holes the rad, just set it down beside of it....

Hey free is free, like they used to say"Never look a gift horse in the mouth", ...
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Send to me to tinker with?
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post #15 of 16
The Koolance block is plated and fine with that setup.

What people are complaining about is that this forum usually is arguing the merits of D-tke Fuzions vs. EK Supremes, Thermochill vs. Black Ice radiators. You just brought a Mustang into a group of people with Corvettes and Porsches. And a free Mustang at that!

What type/size fittings does it have? Some Koolance uses 6mm, some 10, some 13. Often with compression fittings. Here most people are using 1/2" barbs with 1/2 or 7/16" hose.

If you have an old Power supply, I would assemble it and run it for a while (a few days), just to make sure there are no leaks and the pump works.
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Originally Posted by roningai View Post
dump it man. that thing is prob. corroded inside the rad too.
To clean out that Rad and the cooling loop, run 50% "distilled vinegar" with 50% "distilled water" in it for 20 mins. Do not run the computer.

Refill with 20% PG and 80% "distilled water."

I'm not a fan of Koolance due to the pump being inside the reservoir.

If you had gotten the unit for FREE, then put it to good use. It should cool up to 200W easily.
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