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Here's a question, where does the coolant go??? Seriously, every month or two I have to fill my reservoir back up (usually about half an inch or so) but there are no leaks anywhere so where does the coolant go? Does it evaporate somehow? Just curious...

Evaporates through radiators? I've been wondering the same thing for some time.
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Bitspower Candyland. biggrin.gif


Wish those were their gold fittings! drool.gif
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I've used the clear acrylic 3/8x1/2 tubing from Primochill, Monsoon, S&W Plastic here in CA, and McMaster, and using my calipers and micrometers I use for ammunition reloading measured samples from all makers/sellers, they ALL have the same dimensions ID/OD and runout, all the same margin of error....... My personal opinion, it's probably all being made by the same OEM or two, unless you are set to use a colored tubing instead of clear, sure, go with Primochill or Monsoon, if your looking to run clear tubing, go with the "bulk" supplier, it's way cheaper and it heats bends and forms the same as far as I could tell..... thumb.gif
 
Interesting. Thanks for clearing that up. I know i've seen people say that hardware supply companies don't keep the specs as tight. But i know you wouldn't say all that if it wasn't true. :thumb:
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Here's a question, where does the coolant go??? Seriously, every month or two I have to fill my reservoir back up (usually about half an inch or so) but there are no leaks anywhere so where does the coolant go? Does it evaporate somehow? Just curious...

Evaporates through radiators? I've been wondering the same thing for some time.

 

That's how i've always understood it. The warm/hot water passes through the radiator, radiator's being cooled by fans, little water evaporates. 

    
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Makes sense. Thanks guys! +Rep
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Wish those were their gold fittings! drool.gif

 

    
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So do I but I had to settle for Silver Shining instead sad-smiley-002.gif
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The main thing iv'e heard when it comes to different types of acrylic is the quality/ease of bending. Iv'e seen quite a few people point out that the "WC" company acrylic is easier to work with. could be extruded Vs. w/e the other method is.
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So, just to give everyone a good laugh at my expense. I just took my block off my temporary GTX 670 so I can sell the card. And I realized that on every single thermal pad, I forgot to remove the plastic covering. And for some reason I never bothered to check whether or not the vram/vrms were overheating. I feel completely stupid right now :mad:.

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So, just to give everyone a good laugh at my expense. I just took my block off my temporary GTX 670 so I can sell the card. And I realized that on every single thermal pad, I forgot to remove the plastic covering. And for some reason I never bothered to check whether or not the vram/vrms were overheating. I feel completely stupid right now mad.gif .
LOL. You're fortunate that 670 runs so cool biggrin.gif Imagine the thermal meltdown with AMD 290X.
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So do I but I had to settle for Silver Shining instead sad-smiley-002.gif

Same fate here, although I would have been happy had they even had them in white. But no sadsmiley.gif
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