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This might have been asked before but some of my system is still in the mail and i just received my xspc kit... i was wondering if i should refrigerate my coolant because all my stuff isn't here yet.
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why? It got shipped in a box right?
    
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If you want sure but the last time I checked coolant didn't need to be refrigerated...
It's been awhile since I've done a WC setup though so maybe there's some new coolant. Either way if it did need to be refrigerated it should say on the bottle.
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Originally Posted by aleiro;12790234 
why? It got shipped in a box right?

huh? i mean my entire water cooling kit is here, but not my motherboard or processor....

and the coolant is just a fesser purified water... so i take it, it does not need to be refrigerated since i don't expect my mobo and cpu to come til next week
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the coolant sits in warehouses or on shelves before it is sold so no need to refrigerate it
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Originally Posted by Bitemarks and bloodstains;12790343 
the coolant sits in warehouses or on shelves before it is sold so no need to refrigerate it

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bitemarks and bloodstains;12790343 
the coolant sits in warehouses or on shelves before it is sold so no need to refrigerate it

Beers and PoP sits on their warehouses or pallets before it is sold. So that's not entirely true.
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Doesn't matter if you cool it its going to heat right back up when you put it in your loop. Only way to cool a loop below ambient is with some sort of chilling unit.
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by jethro_static;12790471 
Beers and PoP sits on their warehouses or pallets before it is sold. So that's not entirely true.


you dont need to refrigerate beer or pop before consumption but you can, also the OP was asking weather he needed to refrigerate while he got the rest of his stuff to not refrigerate before putting it in the loop
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