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Just checked my watercooling setup, the water seems to have turned to kind of a milky white colour and I've noticed what looks like a jet stream of bubbles going through the tubes, anyone have any ideas of what is causing this?
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Check for leaks, it's possible that air is getting into the system and causing the milky foam.
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When is the last time you changed the coolant in it? Murky water sometimes means its time for a cleaning/refill. But gir is probably right about a small leak.
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I'll check for a leak, that makes more sense since its only be assembled for about a month.
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if there is a stream of bubble it means that it is sucking in air from somewhere. is your tline or reservoir properly capped?
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post #6 of 7
if airs getting in shouldn't that mean waters getting out ? unless of course there isn't enough water in the res
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what are you using for coolant?

clear pc chill (the stuff dd sell) turns milky after awhile and even though it doesnt affect temps, i usually change it out

pc ice doesnt seem to have the same problem
    
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