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Feser One vs Distilled Water - Debate! w/poll

Poll Results: Which is safest for long term use?

 
  • 11% (5)
    Feser One
  • 88% (40)
    Distilled Water
45 Total Votes  
post #1 of 15
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I've heard a lot from both sides about feser one, some say its fine, some say it gunked up their stuff, but the non conductive aspect is hard to ignore for me.

I'd like to initiate a debate from supporters of each, those that swear by distilled and those that actually use/have used Feser One.
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Distilled Water + Silver Coil for me.
     
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post #3 of 15
Distilled water is non-conductive though too...
post #4 of 15
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distilled is non conductive? i didnt think enough about that then, durrr.. well still, i paid $20 for a liter of feser one and ill use it if its ok, but if its gonna crap up my blocks then forget it. so anyone who uses feser and does maintenance notice any issues?
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post #5 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by silverh20 View Post
distilled is non conductive? i didnt think enough about that then, durrr.. well still, i paid $20 for a liter of feser one and ill use it if its ok, but if its gonna crap up my blocks then forget it. so anyone who uses feser and does maintenance notice any issues?
In theory it's non-conductive but as soon as a speck of dust or solute mixes with the water it becomes conductive.
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post #6 of 15
When I had Feser 1 fluid it stained my res and tubes and gummed up my blocks a little. This was only after 2 months of use.

Since then ive used only distilled and a silver coil and have had no issues. I have been running that for about 5 months now and the water looks as clear as the day I poured it in.
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by silverh20 View Post
distilled is non conductive? i didnt think enough about that then, durrr.. well still, i paid $20 for a liter of feser one and ill use it if its ok, but if its gonna crap up my blocks then forget it. so anyone who uses feser and does maintenance notice any issues?
And then there's the price of a gallon of distilled is only $0.79USD in the US...
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post #8 of 15
Ok, who's the idiot who chose Feser?

Feser isn't even non-conductive like it claims. It's completely bogus. Numerous demonstrations have been performed proving without a doubt that Feser coolant is conductive and will cause shorts if spilled on a PC in operation. It's nothing more than a marketing ploy aimed at the unsuspecting and unaware. It's cheap dirty tricks that make money.

I lol'd when the guy poured feser and had the computer short immediately, then tried distilled... He poured the distilled and nothing happened. So he poured a whole crap load of distilled on the mobo and it still took a few seconds to short.
 
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post #9 of 15
I've used both. Trust me when you have to clean out your gear for blockage you stop using dye
post #10 of 15
Ive had Feser One in my loop for almost a year(yes, time to change). I never had any issues, no gunk, not blocks,etc....My loop keeps me 3-4C above ambient idle......some people analyze the s#$% out of things too much. As for non-conductive......as soon as you open your res, you are letting in particles. Blockages can happen if you didn't clean the gunk out of out your new rad berore assembly.
I guess Im the idiot......
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