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So, I haven't done much with WC in a long time... but I'm putting together a new loop inside a Corsair Air 240... what do I use to rinse out radiators when they come in? I'm going to be using 2x EK PE 240mm radiators, and just want to get it all nice and clean and flushed prior to installing. I know they sell pre-rinse kits, but kind of expensive compared to home brew solutions.

Any insight? Thanks in advance! biggrin.gif

Just pour hot water in and give it a good shake and drain. Repeat this until water coming out of the rad is clear with no debris in it.

PS- use a glove thumb.gif
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The CPU temps have nothing to do with this then, right?
Correct. its just my two titans. I was just saying that my CPU loop never reaches 30c. My GPU loop reaches 35c even when the fans are running at max speed (1800 RPM for the 140s and 2100 RPM for the 120s). Later I'm going to take it down and possible add a flow meter to it. What flow meter would you recommend? would adding a second pump benefit me at all? I see Gab saying he has his fans only running at 1000 RPM, and gets better temps even with less rads. I just don't understand it. its seriously driving me insane lol.

Also, my cards are 6c in difference. I lowered all the fans to 1000RPM, and I got 49c and 55c for the actual core temp. My room temp now is 20c and max water temps are 35c. 15c difference in temps. What the heck is going on?

Edit* I do have aD5 vario that a friends wants. He hasn't paid me since I told him I'd give it to him like 6 months ago. I may as well just say screw it and put it in my loop. Would a second pump benefit me at all?
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post #94293 of 106462
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So, I haven't done much with WC in a long time... but I'm putting together a new loop inside a Corsair Air 240... what do I use to rinse out radiators when they come in? I'm going to be using 2x EK PE 240mm radiators, and just want to get it all nice and clean and flushed prior to installing. I know they sell pre-rinse kits, but kind of expensive compared to home brew solutions.

Any insight? Thanks in advance! biggrin.gif

Just pour hot water in and give it a good shake and drain. Repeat this until water coming out of the rad is clear with no debris in it.

PS- use a glove thumb.gif

Hot distilled? doesn't tap water have it's own mixture of crap that I really wouldn't want to put into the radiator as a pre-rinse?
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Hot distilled? doesn't tap water have it's own mixture of crap that I really wouldn't want to put into the radiator as a pre-rinse?

Just do a rinse or two with distilled after the tap water flushes. Any residue will be negligible.
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Correct. its just my two titans. I was just saying that my CPU loop never reaches 30c. My GPU loop reaches 35c even when the fans are running at max speed (1800 RPM for the 140s and 2100 RPM for the 120s). Later I'm going to take it down and possible add a flow

Edit* I do have aD5 var
io that a friends wants. He hasn't paid me since I told him I'd give it to him like 6 months ago. I may as well just say screw it and put it in my loop. Would a second pump benefit me at all
IT COULD
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Now what do you get with stock voltage and clocks on those Titan x s. I know before you said the temps weren't bad. Which leads me to believe you may be pumping to much voltage causing the high heat temps. Also out these water and air temps at the unit or just a general idea of what you think they our. A non scientific way to see if your flow is good is to drain the loop and re fill than see the flow you have going into the reservoir. (Could it be two much rad space causing slow flow and worse temps than if you just ran two rads?)
    
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So, I haven't done much with WC in a long time... but I'm putting together a new loop inside a Corsair Air 240... what do I use to rinse out radiators when they come in? I'm going to be using 2x EK PE 240mm radiators, and just want to get it all nice and clean and flushed prior to installing. I know they sell pre-rinse kits, but kind of expensive compared to home brew solutions.

Any insight? Thanks in advance! biggrin.gif

Get the blitz part one from mayhems as a minimum. Just rinsing alone will not get everything out. Many issues people have down the road can be traced back to system prep.
 
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Flush with water for 30mins works well. If there is coolant from before same process or for the extreme blitz it
    
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I'm just wanting to pre-rinse radiators before I install them, keep any sort of extra stuff from ruining blocks
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Get the blitz part one from mayhems as a minimum. Just rinsing alone will not get everything out. Many issues people have down the road can be traced back to system prep.

This or distilled and vinegar will do the trick to break stuff down and get it out. Just make sure to flush good with distilled after. I avoid tap water if I can, lot's a minerals in there I don't want staying in my loop.
 
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