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I want to use Blue Uv Dye in my sytem but is it too bad to have it ?<br><a href="https://www.jab-tech.com/UV-Dye-Blue-pr-3533.html" target="_blank">https://www.jab-tech.com/UV-Dye-Blue-pr-3533.html</a><br><br>
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i'm not sure how bad the dye is, but i'm sticking with a dye that comes with coolant.<br><a href="http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&manufacturers_id=116&products_id=3983&zenid=32e7aa9cc9711ddeaa7ed2ad0fcd93e6" target="_blank">http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...7ed2ad0fcd93e6</a>
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">i'm not sure how bad the dye is, but i'm sticking with a dye that comes with coolant.<br><a href="http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&manufacturers_id=116&products_id=3983&zenid=32e7aa9cc9711ddeaa7ed2ad0fcd93e6" target="_blank">http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...7ed2ad0fcd93e6</a></div>
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Distilled water is better than coolants. The only advange you get is the non-conductivity.<br><br>
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dye isnt bad for your loop at all<br><br>
unless you make "ghetto dye" out of random colouful crap you squeze out of things like i did <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Big Grin">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Distilled water is better than coolants. The only advange you get is the non-conductivity.<br><br>
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and is nonconductivity bad if you somehow manage to spill coolant? not that I don't plan on doing a 24 hour leak test because i don't trust myself.<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div style="font-style:italic;">unless you make "ghetto dye" out of random colouful crap you squeze out of things</div>
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you talking about highlighters?
 
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When you add the antifreeze (fancy stuff or not) it's not as flourescent as just water, I put UV green in mine, but you can't really tell with the green glycol coolant added.<br><br>
You won't want to run just distilled water though, it will grow snot and electrolyze the different metals in your water loop. (rust)
 
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<div style="font-style:italic;">and is nonconductivity bad if you somehow manage to spill coolant? not that I don't plan on doing a 24 hour leak test because i don't trust myself.<br><br><br>
you talking about highlighters?</div>
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I think there is still a risk of frying your components if there is a leakage but still better than distilled water if you dont care about a lil performance loss.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">When you add the antifreeze (fancy stuff or not) it's not as flourescent as just water, I put UV green in mine, but you can't really tell with the green glycol coolant added.<br><br>
You won't want to run just distilled water though, it will grow snot and electrolyze the different metals in your water loop. (rust)</div>
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I also have zerex added in my loop so it is going to be<br><br>
distilled water + zerex + uv dye
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Distilled water is better than coolants. The only advange you get is the non-conductivity.<br><br>
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Now thats not quite true.Distilled water does have better thermals than mixes, but you also need the anti-corrosives and algecides and and such to get an effective coolant..Distilled water is non-conductive for a short time also....Well after all that giberish I still cant answer your question, some say it does and some say it doesn't, I've never found a scientific study on it..<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Big Grin"> EDIT: You all type to fast for me to keep up......<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/wink.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 
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<div style="font-style:italic;">Now thats not quite true.Distilled water does have better thermals than mixes, but you also need the anti-corrosives and algecides and and such to get an effective coolant..Distilled water is non-conductive for a short time also....Well after all that giberish I still cant answer your question, some say it does and some say it doesn't, I've never found a scientific study on it..<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Big Grin"></div>
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I change the water in the loop every 1 or 2 months so that doesnt effect me <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile"><br><br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I change the water in the loop every 1 or 2 months so that doesnt effect me <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile"><br><br>
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I see now where your using Zerex water wetter with your distilled that's a good mix..What are you using 95% water-5% Zerex?
 

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non conductive fluid is good becasue if you spill it your PC wont die<br><br>
it might get sticky and colorful but it will still work<br><br>
and yes i was talking about highlighters , markers , other things with colorful fluid in them
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I see now where your using Zerex water wetter with your distilled that's a good mix..What are you using 95% water-5% Zerex?</div>
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Around there, i didn't really measure it. I trust my scaling skills <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile">
 

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Nah, UV Dye is fine.<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div style="font-style:italic;">non conductive fluid is good becasue if you spill it your PC wont die<br><br>
it might get sticky and colorful but it will still work<br><br>
and yes i was talking about highlighters , markers , other things with colorful fluid in them</div>
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That isn't 100% true. I can still cook your gear.
 
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