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Great, let's keep any further coolant discussion in the water cooling forum though whistle.gif

Agreed forgot to add in my post and back to corsair cases lol......

Im pretty mad all the bloody hardware stores were closed so i couldnt pick up any washers to mount my rads..... would have had some pretty 900D pics....
 
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Well one thing you can do is tap the radiators to accept M4 screws. That way you won't need washers, screwing them in will be a lot easier than those hex M3 screws from Alphacool and the larger size will also provide greater support to the rads. I wish I did this on my Monsta rad but too late now.
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Well one thing you can do is tap the radiators to accept M4 screws. That way you won't need washers, screwing them in will be a lot easier than those hex M3 screws from Alphacool and the larger size will also provide greater support to the rads. I wish I did this on my Monsta rad but too late now.

Meh I have the tools at the place I work, but that would mainly be a pain, to re tap them.... M3 with washers should me fine, I just got a ut60 480 in the top and bottom in push pull...
 
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I picked some up just in case i decide to use this instead of just straight PNH nuke...

Last post that's off topic from me. If you are running nickel blocks i HIGHLY recommend running more than just biocide. You need something to fight acidity, not just bacteria, or your blocks may end up looking like this... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Yes, that is copper you are seeing. So much of the nickel flaked off that you can see copper. This is my own block, I was running nothing but PTnuke/Deadwater & distilled.



hell, people with copper blocks should be running anti-corrosive as well. Iv'e heard that the nickel flakes off because the copper is corroding as well.

Edited by skupples - 12/21/13 at 8:56pm
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Last post that's off topic from me. If you are running nickel blocks i HIGHLY recommend running more than just biocide. You need something to fight acidity, not just bacteria, or your blocks may end up looking like this... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Yes, that is copper you are seeing. So much of the nickel flaked off that you can see copper. This is my own block, I was running nothing but PTnuke/Deadwater & distilled.



hell, people with copper blocks should be running anti-corrosive as well. Iv'e heard that the nickel flakes off because the copper is corroding as well.

Thats pretty bad what block is it?
 
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Thats pretty bad what block is it?

EK all nickel Supremacy, & EK-FC titan. Same thing will happen to any nickel block if not properly cared for. It's only a matter of how long.

I hope you make the smart choice! Adding liquidutopia (instead of ptnuke as it's both biocide, & anti-corrosive) will be nothing but beneficial.

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Thats pretty bad what block is it?

EK all nickel Supremacy, & EK-FC titan. Same thing will happen to any nickel block if not properly cared for. It's only a matter of how long.

I hope you make the smart choice! Adding liquidutopia (instead of ptnuke as it's both biocide, & anti-corrosive) will be nothing but beneficial.

anyways good night gentlemen,

wrong ..show me other block makers with the same results,water-cooling is nothing new you know,you want to run Glycol based coolant that's your choice but stop spreading this nonsense

EDIT; took my two years old GTX 570 block apart for the first time to show you what you should expect when running H2o + silver or Nuke on a block with properly done nickel plating

http://s774.photobucket.com/user/coolhand_SS/library/none-E%20block?sort=3&page=1

IMG_0260_zpsa81d9e49.jpg~originalIMG_0283_zpsb9039c9f.jpg~original

middle of the block (right side -I just wiped the dirt out with my finger)

IMG_0280_zps2d6f72cb.jpg~original
Edited by coolhandluke41 - 12/21/13 at 11:38pm
    
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Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
wrong ..show me other block makers with the same results,water-cooling is nothing new you know,you want to run Glycol based coolant that's your choice but stop spreading this nonsense

EDIT; took my two years old GTX 570 block apart for the first time to show you what you should expect when running H2o + silver or Nuke on a block with properly done nickel plating

http://s774.photobucket.com/user/coolhand_SS/library/none-E%20block?sort=3&page=1

IMG_0260_zpsa81d9e49.jpg~originalIMG_0283_zpsb9039c9f.jpg~original

middle of the block (right side -I just wiped the dirt out with my finger)

IMG_0280_zps2d6f72cb.jpg~original

Liquid utopia isn't glycol based. I would be surprised if AC blocks flaked like koolance/EK. They are herald them selves as #1 in quality. Telling people they should be running anti-corrosive with nickel isn't "nonsense." If you would of read the entire interaction, you would see where I said something along the lines of "if the nickel was properly plated you wouldn't really have to worry about this" but since it seems EK has issues with quality control the only smart thing to do is run an anti-corrosive of your choice. I recommended liquid utopia, which is not a glycol based product like Mayhems X-1... Though plenty of heavy bencher's <3 the X-1 product.
Edited by skupples - 12/22/13 at 6:42am
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Can someone make a size comparison between the 750d and 800d cases please?
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The 800D is just slightly bigger. check this link under spec's http://www.corsair.com/us/pc-cases/obsidian-series-pc-case.html
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