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Originally Posted by KenjiS View Post
Ok...so if what you guys say is right, fill it up with some of this stuff:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/69...e_F1-0001.html

Throw one of these in the reservoir:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...oir_Strip.html

And tube it with this:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/82...?tl=g30c99s809

and I should have a no-maintenence water cool setup where i wont have to worry about anything at all except for the coolant level...right?

youll still have to make sure you do it right from the get go:

vinegar flushes along with a 24 hour leak test.

then every 6 months or so just flush it.


and dont use coolant, just use distilled water.
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A big no no.. Do not use coolant, they tend to build up gunk on your blocks. Stick with the good stuff; distilled water + PT Nuke, and that KillCoil should be a decent upgrade.
Ah, So....this instead?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/70...tl=g30c337s887

it says its heavily distilled water....

and add this?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/70...l_FB-0055.html

and this?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11..._Additive.html

Gosh i feel really noobish
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post #13 of 30
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youll still have to make sure you do it right from the get go:

vinegar flushes along with a 24 hour leak test.

then every 6 months or so just flush it.


and dont use coolant, just use distilled water.

How hard is flushing it? do i have to completely dismantle my entire rig and pull every part out?
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post #14 of 30
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How hard is flushing it? do i have to completely dismantle my entire rig and pull every part out?
you configure the loop to have a fillport and a drain port. that is how you "flush it.

and for distilled water get this or similar

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Great-Valu...1-gal/10315382
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post #15 of 30
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Ah, So....this instead?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/70...tl=g30c337s887

it says its heavily distilled water....

and add this?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/70...l_FB-0055.html

and this?

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11..._Additive.html

Gosh i feel really noobish
no he means distilled water as in the stuff you buy in a gallon jug from the grocery store for $1.50. It is better than all of that coolant crap. Forget about special coolant mixes, distilled water is the best.
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It's so easy even a caveman can do it...
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It's so easy even a caveman can do it...
and screw up a $400 investment
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Buy a Rasa kit. Buy a gallon of distilled water on a grocery near you, then some PT Nuke wherever you can get it ( probably from a hardware store )
    
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you configure the loop to have a fillport and a drain port. that is how you "flush it.

and for distilled water get this or similar

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Great-Valu...1-gal/10315382
.....Ohhhhhhhh God i feel stupid...

So by "flushing" I basically every 6 months turn the thing off, empty the reservoir into something from the drain, refill it with new distilled water + some form of antibacterial additive and then im all set? o_o as in maybe 5 minutes of work?

and PT Nuke looks like what exactly? or can i just get like that copper sulfide i see at Frozen CPU..or is that bad too
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.....Ohhhhhhhh God i feel stupid...

So by "flushing" I basically every 6 months turn the thing off, empty the reservoir into something from the drain, refill it with new distilled water + some form of antibacterial additive and then im all set? o_o as in maybe 5 minutes of work?

and PT Nuke looks like what exactly? or can i just get like that copper sulfide i see at Frozen CPU..or is that bad too

yep

as for pt nuke, yes you can get stuff. what i did was i went to an aquarium store and bought some antifigicide for like $10. ad double dosage into the looop and youre good to go (ask the aquarium store guy to give you something thats good on plastics/copper).
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