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STAY AWAY FROM COOLANTS!

Not only do they perform worse than distilled water:



But they also gunk up your blocks, hurting performance and making a huge mess of your loop. They can also dye any acrylic parts of loop permanently, which will significantly hurt their resale value.
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STAY AWAY FROM COOLANTS!

Not only do they perform worse than distilled water:



But they also gunk up your blocks, hurting performance and making a huge mess of your loop. They can also dye any acrylic parts of loop permanently, which will significantly hurt their resale value.
okay, ill just stay with the distilled water and the silver coil then
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post #23 of 31
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okay, ill just stay with the distilled water and the silver coil then
Thats what Im using now and its alot better. I learned the hard way and ended up wasting $20. I dumped the liquid in about 2 weeks lol
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the one u just liked to is named "RS" instead of "RX".. whats the difference?
The RX360 radiator is thicker which is better, but the RX has slower fan stock.

I believe RS has faster fans to cool the radiator it comes with..
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Yeah the RX is a thicker radiator, but for your needs the difference will be so minimal it won't be worth the added cost. Besides, FrozenCPU doesn't carry it so you'd have to look elsewhere.
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Yeah the RX is a thicker radiator, but for your needs the difference will be so minimal it won't be worth the added cost. Besides, FrozenCPU doesn't carry it so you'd have to look elsewhere.
Charliehorse,

Since the OP and are on the same boat.. what else can you recommend with the Kit for some sort of bleeding system?? Thanks also Rep for you!
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post #27 of 31
The included pump/res combo works great for bleeding, nothing additional is required. It's only when you have the XSPC Acrylic top for Laing DDC or a t-line that you could have problems bleeding your loop after filling it.
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post #28 of 31
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The included pump/res combo works great for bleeding, nothing additional is required. It's only when you have the XSPC Acrylic top for Laing DDC or a t-line that you could have problems bleeding your loop after filling it.
Okay, im curious. what is bleeding the system?

And btw i just read a post with someone saying that you need something to prevent corrosion in the loop. is that nessecary, and if yes, then what should i buy?
Edited by Ridick2602 - 1/30/11 at 3:52am
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post #29 of 31
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Okay, im curious. what is bleeding the system?

And btw i just read a post with someone saying that you need something to prevent corrosion in the loop. is that nessecary, and if yes, then what should i buy?
Bleeding the system is to take air/bubbles out of your water cooling system. Like bleeding your brakes for you car

Most of what i read is that pretty much you just need Distilled plus PT Nuke...you could add Silver Kill which is also pure anti-algae/antimicrobial for you WC... I don't know much about the corrosion issue.
Edited by Northstar - 1/30/11 at 7:06am
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Bleeding the system is to take air/bubbles out of your water cooling system. Like bleeding your brakes for you car

Most of what i read is that pretty much you just need Distilled plus PT Nuke...you could add Silver Kill which is also pure anti-algae/antimicrobial for you WC... I don't know much about the corrosion issue.
Thanks for the info btw, im 17, dont have a car yet hah ;p
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