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My Watercooling Setup

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#76
sorry mate, just read it just then. Must've missed it earlier.
 
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#78
Hahahah, alright alright, I'll put some up when the parts arrive.
 
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#80
I'll probably make a new thread to show my parts and the setup (in the Project Logs section). Gonna try to make a custom setup for the radiator (doesn't event fit on top of the case), have it sorta hanging out the window like an a/c so that the warm air doesn't vent into my room.
 
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#81
For all I know the car coolant is too thick as well, probably won't run properly.
the problem with car coolant only is a few things.

1 it's meant for cars
2 it's think and won't flow like water will
3 it isn't exactly a formula optimized for cooling, it simply won't corrode metal and has a mild biocide in it


i prefer feser one, it tests in some instances better than distilled water, and it has the right amount of biocide/anticorrosives to be an effective coolant

i don't mind distilled with kill coil and biocide either, i just don't think it's easy to get the right combination of biocide to not kill the performance of the water.
 
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#82
I have a watercooling buddy that does extensive testing with flow rates/waterblocks and rads and he says it is not a good idea. It is thicker and these pumps are not designed to run anything but water. Will it work? yes but thicker can burn a pump out. 99.99% of the community does not use this mixture. If your not putting the rad in sub freezing conditions, there is NO reason to use anti freeze.
he should put his results online then.. it's hard to find good reviewers and testors outside of skineelabs
 

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#83
the problem with car coolant only is a few things.

1 it's meant for cars
2 it's think and won't flow like water will
3 it isn't exactly a formula optimized for cooling, it simply won't corrode metal and has a mild biocide in it


i prefer feser one, it tests in some instances better than distilled water, and it has the right amount of biocide/anticorrosives to be an effective coolant

i don't mind distilled with kill coil and biocide either, i just don't think it's easy to get the right combination of biocide to not kill the performance of the water.
Feser coolant is ethylene glycol. You are paying extra money for the exact same thing.
 
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#84
Been W/C for almost 10yrs. Destilled/deionized + some automotive A/F and you are GOLDEN!

Premixed coolants are a waste of $$$.

Straight water is the best.