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Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by xylomn, Sep 24, 2006.

  1. xylomn

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    OK I'm buying a new water cooling setup and I've forgot where I got my distilled water last time :slap:

    Basically I can't be bothered to go looking about everywhere as I'm an impatient sod.

    Does anyone know where I can get distilled water pretty cheap in the UK.
     
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    most grocery stores should have distilled water

    why don't you get some of the stuff that's designed for water cooling systems? thermaltake makes some and whatnot, as do others i'm sure

    plus it's green and uv reactive :)

    i think they even have non conducting liquids to put in there, unlike water (it may distilled when it is in the tube, but when it escapes, there will be many things that will dissolve into the water, and voila, ions.)
     
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    good point about the stuff designed for water cooling systems never thought of that lol.

    ooo xylomn likey UV reactive :D

    "most grocery stores should have distilled water"

    we don't at tesco and I work in the biggest one in the UK :p
     
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    Hell, most gas stations around here carry distilled water.
     
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    just boil water...
     
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    buy distilled water its not expensive. also that stuff the overclocking companys sale is expensive. go to an auto parts store an get some normal antifreeze... same stuff... i prefer dexcool, its a cool orange color. use half distilled water half engine coolant.... or a different ratio depending on the properties/color you want.
     
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    Boiling water is for killing bacteria, not killing minerals. :rolleyes:

     
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    the pre made liquid junk is utter crap.. I used it and changed to distilled and antifreeze, and temps dropped 5-8c over a week. I still have yet to buy waterwetter to drop temps even further..

    i use a mix of 20% AF / 80% H2O

    I have a water distilling machine downstairs in the kitchen, so I refill every 4 weeks with fresh water. :) distilled tap water = just as good as store bought.. :)
     
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    boil water and capture the steam...
     
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    There you go, but it would take you forever. I have a distiller so it's much easier for me to get distilled water.
     
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    talk about custom water cooling
     
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    if you ever been in a high school science class, thats what they do..

    boil water, steam hits an angled metal plate, and water vapor drips off the plate to a container. baada bing distiled water.

    the ways of water cooling ...lol
     
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    I just bought "Battery Water" at a gas station cost me a quid a bottle
     
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    you can use a pressure cooker...
     
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