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So EK fluid alone is more than adequate for a four month maintenance schedule? NO silver bullet or coil is needed in addition?

Also my tubes are solid, my loop is solid so was thinking of using EK red solution since it is easier to visualize a leak or work with the fluid itself to look down into a deep radiator and see the level of the fluid, was also considering a UV yellow or green for the same reason.

Would much rather stick with EK clear if the thermal or anti-growth properties are enhanced without the dye, but then checking the fluid level in a dark area may prove more difficult.

If its all about the same, I'll go with the brightest color I can so its easier to work with while filling bleeding refilling etc.

Thank you.

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No silver needed.

I would just used distilled to leak test. Leak testing with a coloured fluid means, if there is a leak, then it could stain your fittings, tubing or PC components.
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So EK fluid alone is more than adequate for a four month maintenance schedule? NO silver bullet or coil is needed in addition?

Also my tubes are solid, my loop is solid so was thinking of using EK red solution since it is easier to visualize a leak or work with the fluid itself to look down into a deep radiator and see the level of the fluid, was also considering a UV yellow or green for the same reason.

Would much rather stick with EK clear if the thermal or anti-growth properties are enhanced without the dye, but then checking the fluid level in a dark area may prove more difficult.

If its all about the same, I'll go with the brightest color I can so its easier to work with while filling bleeding refilling etc.

Thank you.

Bruce

 

As I said in the other thread, I'll say here for others to see as well, yes you'll be fine with just our EK-Ekoolant.

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I'm running naked distilled water. Changing my loop tube and layout soon, so I'll have some time to inspect the blocks. Cpu, mb, and ram blocks are all new and the four gpu blocks are preowned.
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Looks like the 290X Lightning block has finally arrived at retailers. I am disappointed to say it's going for $157.99. mad.gif
To be fair there is another cooling lane and custom to be sure, but ouch!

    
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That looks great, albeit overpriced! Too bad the KPE doesn't have a similar unit, given that they likely will have sold a bunch of those too.
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Special edition blocks have been a tad pricier then mainstream cards. Also, the r&d expense has to be spread over a lower volume of cards and another reason why unit costs goes up.
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That looks great, albeit overpriced! Too bad the KPE doesn't have a similar unit, given that they likely will have sold a bunch of those too.
Yeah, looks like they're trying to provide cooling for the same area that has been troublesome to KPE. Not sure what the specific chips are that its cooling though. Voltage controllers? I will likely buy one regardless of cost. Much.easier and better aesthetics than a universal and passive heatsinks imo. Hopefully its cooling matches the price.
    
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I see the Bitspower blocks have been out for a while and they are even more expensive biggrin.gif
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I see the Bitspower blocks have been out for a while and they are even more expensive biggrin.gif

they're usually expensive smile.gif
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