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i got this email today and was like "dohhh"

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Dear EVGA Member,,
Thank you for your purchase from EVGA! We like to make sure that you are receiving and will continue to receive a great experience with your EVGA product.

Have you looked inside your system recently? Dust can be a tough foe against your hardware and EVGA is here to help. Take a few minutes to open up your system and make sure your system is running clean and cool at the same time. Here are some simple steps to keep your EVGA product running for a lifetime of use.

1. Every 30 days get some canned/compressed air and clean out your system. Dust can cause heat issues which can lead to hardware failure if not maintained and cause an unwanted RMA in the future. Remove your components one at a time to thoroughly clean them. Take the time to keep your system clean and keep it running.

2. Preventing dust is just as important as keeping it out of your system. Some cases have built in filters to prevent dust and build up from entering your case. Make sure to clean or replace any filters to maintain good clean airflow into your EVGA system. Don’t have any filters? Take a look online for some simple ways to add filters to your case and keep it clean.

3. Running water cooling? Have you flushed your system recently? Water cooling can become a nightmare if not maintained. Make sure to flush your system to prevent mold, algae and build up from creating complications. Make sure to clean your system fans at the same time, blocked air flow on your radiator can cause just as much trouble.

Following these simple steps to maintain your EVGA system will improve your gaming experience and keep you fraggin’ for a lifetime.

Thank you,
EVGA Customer Service
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Dont worry about it but it is good advice. And if you used a good coolant, there should not be any bacteria buildup.
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i got this email today and was like "dohhh"
With great brains like that, it is no wonder they stay in front of OCN in the F@H rankings.
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Good job EVGA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
dont worry about it but it is good advice. And if you used a good coolant distilled water and biocide, there should not be any bacteria buildup.
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EVGA sends these about 2 mo after registering
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silver kill coil will prevent bacteria from growing, correct?
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silver kill coil will prevent bacteria from growing, correct?
Yup. Pure silver will dump off enough ions to be a biocide. Doesn't have to be a brand name KillCoil-can be any piece of pure silver wire.
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With great brains like that, it is no wonder they stay in front of OCN in the F@H rankings.
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yep, i ran my first loop for almosta year before i upgraded it and had to change the water... still got my first killcoil from like 2 years now, but have gone though several gallons of distilled water recently
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