Originally Posted by Void Ronin
Possibly an odd question:
Has anyone tried using vinyl film (carbon fiber, gloss black, ect) to cover/ mod the external sections of CPU, NB, and GPU water blocks?
Mostly concerned about how it holds up against the radiating heat. I haven't been able to find any information on line about the heat tolerances of the various films.
I would think it wouldn't be good.I researched the whole Painting or Powder coating them and it will effect temps.There are some ways that it wont and strange enough even the color has something to do with it. Anodizing supposedly is the way to go for changing colors.
Water blocks on the other hand i really dont see why you couldn't?Since the cool from the inside and the bottom and there would be no paint there so just my Opinion i would think you could to a water block but no to heat sinks.
Hope this helps i spent many days looking into this myself and reading tons of forums on the topic of painting them at least.