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My color? It's actually just yellow pastel with a few drops of purple to make it green. I was just messing around with colors in my cabinet.

Good info on the DDC. I think I'd rather just get the MCP35X instead of a fan controller though.

So its dye, damn, I don't want to mess with dye.

That does NOT look green btw.
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post #62662 of 106716
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Nice colour, anyone know if it gunks too quickly?

It's a mayhems coolant, it won't gunks!
Gunk doesn't happen from coolant or dyes, it happens from crap leaching out of the tubing the coolant/dye is running through, all the coolant or dye does, is color the gunk, so everyone assumes it the coolant and says "it was the coolant, see that gunk is xxxx color just like the coolant, so it has to be a coolant problem"! ITS NOT.
Edited by Jimhans1 - 3/1/14 at 1:48pm
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Looks green to me, but either way it's not a stock color.
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It's a mayhems coolant, it won't gunks!
Gunk doesn't happen from coolant or dyes, it happens from crap leaching out of the tubing the coolant/dye is running through, all the coolant or dye does, is color the gunk, so everyone assumes it the coolant and says "it was the coolant, see that gunk is xxxx color just like the coolant, so it has to be a coolant problem"! ITS NOT.
Any idea how often I should swap out fluid? 6 months?
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Looks green to me, but either way it's not a stock color.

Great, now I have to chose from Green, Blue, and this colour (I tell you man, its freaking yellow)
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Its 18 dollars for coolant, I think for my first loop I'll mix some Swiftech Hydrx. Is the Hydrix premix better or should I mix it. I think mixing it myself would get a lot more than 16 oz (500ml) worth.
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post #62666 of 106716
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It's a mayhems coolant, it won't gunks!
Gunk doesn't happen from coolant or dyes, it happens from crap leaching out of the tubing the coolant/dye is running through, all the coolant or dye does, is color the gunk, so everyone assumes it the coolant and says "it was the coolant, see that gunk is xxxx color just like the coolant, so it has to be a coolant problem"! ITS NOT.
This is exactly why I like hardlines. Than and how cool hardlines look. No plasticizer in hardlines.
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Any idea how often I should swap out fluid? 6 months?
Great, now I have to chose from Green, Blue, and this colour (I tell you man, its freaking yellow)

If you use the Mayhems pastel series, I've gone two years with mine so far, the folks at mayhems say you can go up to three years. Mayhems X-1, I change out every year.
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This is exactly why I like hardlines. Than and how cool hardlines look. No plasticizer in hardlines.
Plasticizer? Heard about it but not entirely sure.
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If you use the Mayhems pastel series, I've gone two years with mine so far, the folks at mayhems say you can go up to three years. Mayhems X-1, I change out every year.

Anyone know about Hydrx? I'd probably run that then try Mayhems
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Its 18 dollars for coolant, I think for my first loop I'll mix some Swiftech Hydrx. Is the Hydrix premix better or should I mix it. I think mixing it myself would get a lot more than 16 oz (500ml) worth.

If you take into account the length of time the Mayhems pastel lasts, it's actually cheaper in the long run than almost any other coolant you could use except for straight distilled. And Mayhems make the best coolants you can get IMHO.
Edited by Jimhans1 - 3/1/14 at 2:06pm
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There is a huge thread on plasticizer on OCN. It fogs up your water loops even with just plain water. It's something they add to flexible lines to make them flexible.
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