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Rads in Ice! Really nice cooling results! :D

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Well, we did some testing with a friend.
We used his radiator and mine, put them in a bucket with ice + salt. Here are some results, more vids and pictures coming!

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Why didn't you just make your reservoir a huge bucket of iced water?
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...why salt (to improve the chance of corrosion?)?

Otherwise, it's a cool test, thanks for sharing. I'm just surprised by the salt thing.
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To achieve lower temps.
Here you can read something about it: http://www.waynesthisandthat.com/saltice.html
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Originally Posted by Zaiber View Post
Why didn't you just make your reservoir a huge bucket of iced water?
To maintain a closed loop. You don't want air, salt, etc contaminating your primary loop.

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Originally Posted by dragosmp View Post
...why salt (to improve the chance of corrosion?)?

Otherwise, it's a cool test, thanks for sharing. I'm just surprised by the salt thing.
Lower temps.




OP, make sure to keep fans blowing across your case and lines. Otherewise, you risk condensation especially as humidity increases.
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