Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › xpsc cpu waterblock
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

xpsc cpu waterblock

post #1 of 16
Thread Starter 
Is the cpu block provided in the kits coated with nickel on the bottom?

I really don't want my cpu to corrode.

Been thinking about going with a EK kit.
post #2 of 16
No it is just copper, but you won't have to worry about anything corroding if you have an all copper loop. Just get the Rasa kit, much cheaper.
post #3 of 16
The rasa kit? nah, its copper, nickel refers to the bracket
Scrap
(11 items)
 
  
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
Xenon e5-2670 V1 Xenon e5-2670 V1 Lenovo D30 Motherboard Sapphire r9 290 TRI-X OC 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Hynix PC3-12800R 4x16gb Samsung 850 EVO 500gb FusionIO 320gb PCI-e SSD Seagate Barracuda ST4000 
CoolingPowerCase
Custom Loop OCZ Fatal1ty 750w Thermaltake Core x9 
  hide details  
Reply
Scrap
(11 items)
 
  
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
Xenon e5-2670 V1 Xenon e5-2670 V1 Lenovo D30 Motherboard Sapphire r9 290 TRI-X OC 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Hynix PC3-12800R 4x16gb Samsung 850 EVO 500gb FusionIO 320gb PCI-e SSD Seagate Barracuda ST4000 
CoolingPowerCase
Custom Loop OCZ Fatal1ty 750w Thermaltake Core x9 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 16
there is no nickel in the rasa kit. But either way, corrosion is only an issue when you have copper and aluminum in the same loop.
post #5 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by thrasherht View Post
there is no nickel in the rasa kit. But either way, corrosion is only an issue when you have copper and aluminum in the same loop.
how do i avoid using aluminum in my loop?

any popular products with it?
post #6 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by kennyparker1337 View Post
how do i avoid using aluminum in my loop?

any popular products with it?
Radiators. Some are/have aluminum in them.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon w3680 Gigabyte X58A-UD3R GTX 295 Engineering Samples 2X Corsair XMS3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Sandisk SSD Seagate Corsair H50 W7 Ult 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardCase
Viewsonic VA1912wb Viewsonic VA912b K350 CM HAF 
Mouse
Logitech M570 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon w3680 Gigabyte X58A-UD3R GTX 295 Engineering Samples 2X Corsair XMS3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Sandisk SSD Seagate Corsair H50 W7 Ult 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardCase
Viewsonic VA1912wb Viewsonic VA912b K350 CM HAF 
Mouse
Logitech M570 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
Radiators. Some are/have aluminum in them.
xpsc rx360 i would assume does not right?
post #8 of 16
Correct, no xspc products have aluminium in them, even though swiftech would say different to steal customers

Sent from my HTC Desire using Tapatalk
Black Noir CosmoS
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 Asus P7P55D PRO 5850 CrossXFire 8GB Gskill Ripjaw 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Gskill Pheonix 40GB SSD Pioneer Win 7 64Bit Sony 19" Viao Sony SDM-E96D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 V2 750 OCZ Faita1ty Custom Cosmos S Roccat Kone V1 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
Black Noir CosmoS
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 Asus P7P55D PRO 5850 CrossXFire 8GB Gskill Ripjaw 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Gskill Pheonix 40GB SSD Pioneer Win 7 64Bit Sony 19" Viao Sony SDM-E96D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 V2 750 OCZ Faita1ty Custom Cosmos S Roccat Kone V1 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 16
Xspc rads definitely do not have aluminum in them. If they did, nobody would be buying them on this forum haha. But yeah, the other metals play nicely with one another as long as theres no aluminum.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-950 gigabyte x58a-ud3r EVGA 580 GTX ocz gold 6 gb 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
2x vertex 2 120gb in raid 0 windows 7 corsair 850tx antec 1200 
Mouse
r.a.t. 9 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-950 gigabyte x58a-ud3r EVGA 580 GTX ocz gold 6 gb 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
2x vertex 2 120gb in raid 0 windows 7 corsair 850tx antec 1200 
Mouse
r.a.t. 9 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by SilveR_172 View Post
Correct, no xspc products have aluminium in them, even though swiftech would say different to steal customers

Well, there is a single XSPC product that has aluminum...



But no one uses those anymore and they are the only product to use aluminum.

As for galvanic corrosion, you can mix copper/nickel/brass together without problems, it's only aluminum you want to watch out for.
Labor of Love
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k @ 5.0 GHz/1.42v ASUS P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 670 OC 20 GB/1600/7-7-7-24 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
120GB Vertex SSD Western Digital 1TB None! Ubuntu 12.04/Win8/OSX 10.8.2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
27" 1440p X-Star OCN Mechanical - MX Browns Seasonic X-560 800D w/RX480 top mounted 
Mouse
Logitech USB Generic 
  hide details  
Reply
Labor of Love
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k @ 5.0 GHz/1.42v ASUS P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 670 OC 20 GB/1600/7-7-7-24 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
120GB Vertex SSD Western Digital 1TB None! Ubuntu 12.04/Win8/OSX 10.8.2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
27" 1440p X-Star OCN Mechanical - MX Browns Seasonic X-560 800D w/RX480 top mounted 
Mouse
Logitech USB Generic 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Water Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › xpsc cpu waterblock