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So i just bought some cheap Distilled water and i was like this
it also shows it has been deionized, does that mean if it gets it ions back from the block ill corrode?
it chemically clean to if it matters
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No, it means it is clean water and what you want to use. The only reason you'd see any corrosion is from mixing aluminum with copper/etc.
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post #3 of 11
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So i just bought some cheap Distilled water and i was like this
it also shows it has been deionized, does that mean if it gets it ions back from the block ill corrode?
it chemically clean to if it matters
No. That is what you want to use.
Corrosion somes from mixing metals like aluminum with copper....
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post #4 of 11
It just means they distilled and then deionized it. This water should be very pure.
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Distilling water is when you boil it and then condense it again. As most of the minerals do not evaporate out with the water, it removes them. De-ionizing water uses electricity to attract the ions and pull them out of the water.

The fact that the water has been through both processes only means it is very clean. It will work fine for your computer, don't worry.
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post #6 of 11
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no but i read that if the water lost it ions it will try to get its ions back from the blocks and that will make corrosion
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post #7 of 11
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no but i read that if the water lost it ions it will try to get its ions back from the blocks and that will make corrosion
Will it pick up ions? Yes.

Does that matter in terms of corrosion? No.
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post #8 of 11
Also read that, it's probably not a big issue though as nearly noone's heard of it. I'll find the link though if I can because the rest of the site made sense if I remember correctly :/
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post #9 of 11
Ignore whatever you read corrosion is imminent no matter what you do. Over time your blocks will degrade like everything but as long as you take care of your loop and don't mix Aluminum and Copper your corrosion wont be noticeable.
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post #10 of 11
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yeah my loop degraded within a year..
i get instead of 20C idle i get 50 C idle..

no mixing, only brass/copper
suepr expensive build 400 euro..

and i can buy a new block again for 70 euro
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