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do NOT use teflon tape, it can disintegrate over time and work its way into your loop. if the barb/fitting leaks, check the o-ring and seals and replace them.
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So, No teflon tape, Some form of antibacterial/antifungal thing(Either PT Nuke, antifungicide from an aquarium store or copper sulfide from FrozenCPU), That little silver thingy in one of the tubes (which one is best?) drain and refill every 6 months or so and i have a very quiet efficient water cooling setup?

-edit- and also use the tubes that came with it or buy the nicer ones?

I'm planning to start with JUST my CPU cooled, ill leave my GPU air cooled for the time being....
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I just ordered my kit too.

My understanding is to get better tubing right away and not mess with what comes with the kit (except for jump-rope).

Can someone clarify the use of PT Nuke. I thought that using distilled water and a silver kill-coil was all that was needed.
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So, I have the following in my cart:

Rasa kit
Dead Water Biocidal drops
Killcoil
Pair of Scythe Gentle Typhoon 1450rpm fans w/custom sleeved cables
8ft of Primochill Primoflex PRO Clear Tubing

Good right?
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I just ordered my kit too.

My understanding is to get better tubing right away and not mess with what comes with the kit (except for jump-rope).

Can someone clarify the use of PT Nuke. I thought that using distilled water and a silver kill-coil was all that was needed.
realistically that is all that you will need. I've been watercooling for several years and that is all I have ever used.
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Originally Posted by KenjiS View Post
So, I have the following in my cart:

Rasa kit
Dead Water Biocidal drops
Killcoil
Pair of Scythe Gentle Typhoon 1450rpm fans w/custom sleeved cables
8ft of Primochill Primoflex PRO Clear Tubing

Good right?
I dont trust biocidal drops. Just buy the killcoil and some PT Nuke
    
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thanks for the information..
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Flushing is really not needed, most people on here have run with the same water for a year + with no temp change.
    
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Flushing is really not needed, most people on here have run with the same water for a year + with no temp change.
that is true, but you never know what kind of gunk from the mfg process there may have been, for me it was worth the retube/flush after the first couple months to find out what kinds of nasties remained EVEN after a proper initial flush.
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that is true, but you never know what kind of gunk from the mfg process there may have been, for me it was worth the retube/flush after the first couple months to find out what kinds of nasties remained EVEN after a proper initial flush.
Maybe ill time a Mk2 of my system to coincide with it, perhaps Expand on the WC at that time and upgrade parts

but i still want the better tubing to start..

im definately giving this a lot of thought now, at least its not as bad as i thought (i was under the impression i had to completely dismantling the thing and scrubbing all the tubes and everything every month or else bad things happened)

So killcoil and PT Nuke
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