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Having a res is not a requirement, it just makes things a whole lot easier.

I have literally no other way to fill my loop unless I use qdcs but they're even worse
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You can use a T if you don't want a res in your loop.
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You can use a T if you don't want a res in your loop.

The way I'm mounting my radiators, it will be more bother than res
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Could you hide a microres behind a decorative plate so you get the benefits of the reservior without the visual detraction?
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The way I'm mounting my radiators, it will be more bother than res
   
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Having a res is not a requirement, it just makes things a whole lot easier.

Yup. Go back far enough and most people just did a t-connector with a hose running from the bottom of the case all the way to a fill valve on the top, a plug in the line, or nothing if they lived dangerously.
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At this point, I am not sure what answer you are looking for. If you want to use pastel, you risk the pastel changing colours. The only fluid that will not change its colour is Distilled water, and distilled water only.

You want to have a show piece when you finish the build and to take pictures while riding the life out of the fluid, then use pastel.

Live a little.

The only thing that will come from using pastel, is personal experience. thumb.gif

TCO

Not strictly true,there are premixes around that dont change colour.

Your point does stand for Pastel tho,that crap does change colour readily.....it also leaves a sediment behind.
Personally,water ,biocide and an anticorrosive are the way forward for me,it was my goto for a long time but I recently have used a lot of pastel and aurora....both have their own problems however which has made me go back to water.
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Would ek's clear coolant fall under the same heading as water? Pertaining to this conversation?
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Would ek's clear coolant fall under the same heading as water? Pertaining to this conversation?

Yes. It is an excelent coolant imo with all the good stuff already mixed in it.
 
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post #99849 of 107101
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How about you put some load on them numbers? Not so sure water cooling is about idle temps biggrin.gif

Very true. I was stress testing last night before even reading this message. I did not take pics but 100% load on GPU running Unigine Heaven gave me 40*C and 224FPS average. Prime 95 was giving me 55*C at 100% load on CPU.

I am not terribly happy with 55* after just 5 mins because I feel running it for hours would heat soak worse. When I have a free weekend, I will break out Aida 64 and see what it does in the long term.
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I find the 1080 harder to cool than a 980Ti. Perhaps it has something to do with the die size?

I find my temps a little bit high with my setup under gaming.
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