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Im wondering which one to get as Im thinking about getting a thing of mayhems dye...anybody ever use it?
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I like coil better. No measuring or needing to replace when you flush and replace your coolant.


"Set it, and forget it".
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kill coil/silver coil it lasts longer and simple to use you put it in your res and leave it. And ek has been saying they wont honor rmas if you use ptnuke but they are researching it more.
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Don't bother with a dye if you want mostly labor free WC'ing. Taking apart a waterblock gets annoying after doing it quite a few times when your dye gunks up the block. (My old AMD rig was wc'ed then it died because of a leak lol) I would go with a kill coil, must simpler than figuring out how many drops of PT Nuke you need to add. Plus it allows you to see if there is water flow going on inside your loop and it's easier to determine if your pump isn't working or not.
     
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Kill coil it is!
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Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
Don't bother with a dye if you want mostly labor free WC'ing. Taking apart a waterblock gets annoying after doing it quite a few times when your dye gunks up the block. (My old AMD rig was wc'ed then it died because of a leak lol) I would go with a kill coil, must simpler than figuring out how many drops of PT Nuke you need to add. Plus it allows you to see if there is water flow going on inside your loop and it's easier to determine if your pump isn't working or not.
Yea lol and air bubbles attach to it lol im still trying to get them all out of my res.
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post #7 of 24
Yeah go with the kill coil, and if you want color, stick with colored or uv reacting tubing.
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Hi, I#m new to this "kill-coil" thing (european, hehe). So basically one little bit of silver in the reservoir will allow me not to use any biocide or anything other than distilled water and not have green stuff growing in my system?
    
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Hi, I#m new to this "kill-coil" thing (european, hehe). So basically one little bit of silver in the reservoir will allow me not to use any biocide or anything other than distilled water and not have green stuff growing in my system?
Pure silver is actually also a biocide. It just doesn't require mixing and you can use the same piece of wire over and over.
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Pure silver is actually also a biocide. It just doesn't require mixing and you can use the same piece of wire over and over.
Man that's amazing! I feel like such an idiot for having spent 9€ per litre of water (Innovatek Protec IP) - my system uses almost 3 Litres, so yeah, quite expensive to refill.

How many coils do I need?
    
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