Originally Posted by zipdogso
Plastic goes pretty cold but if you look at the data sheets that is generally short term I'm not prepared to use plastics at low temps. It is a bit of a bubbling pot of arguement with neither the sayers or the nayers getting a clear win but it is my choice and I choose no plastic.
It is precisely the sheer bulk of your block + a copper top if it had one that would work particularly well in my project.
i thought you were gonna bring up the Plastic at cold TEMPS thing
Im 100% that this is another overclock.net wifes tale (like dielectric grease in the socket). Plastic is fine. But your right it's your choice.
My chiller has acrylic covers and it was fine and my water block has plastic covers and it was fine. and the cpu socket is plastic and it is fine.
As far as i know the argument was that plastic is more brittle when super cold. This i don't
doubt. However it's irrelevant in my opinion. because when cold your not hitting it with a hammer.