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Modding Watercooling Fluid Shootout

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 16 Feb 2008.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. r4tch3t

    r4tch3t hmmmm....

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    Good article, was wondering witch fluid to get (and I have to import so wanted to be sure)
     
  3. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Very interesting article - I'll definately think about Feser if I end up with a windowed case. (UV Black and blue sounds really fun). For now I'll stick with a bit of H20. :D
     
  4. HourBeforeDawn

    HourBeforeDawn a.k.a KazeModz

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    yes I use Feser-One F1 fluid in ALL my cooling loops had my stuff shipped to me from there home company in germany, amazing stuff for sure and unlike some other coolants that tend to gel over time in a loop this stuff does not, still can easily be flushed out.
    So ya I would HIGHLY recommend Feser-One for anyone cooling loop.
     
  5. SiG

    SiG New Member

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    And just when I was having second thoughts about water-cooling my rig, I see something as awesome as this. I'm sold on the Feser even if it will be a pain in the rear end to acquire over here.

    The article was very good and informative, and even with my minimal knowledge of water-cooling I was able to understand all of it. Many Thanks.
     
  6. mrb_no1

    mrb_no1 Pie Eater

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    Nice addition to the watercooling series brett. I'll be honest in my experience of trying to research water cooling, its hard to find really informative opinions and results on the liquids, ultimately i had summised that i simply wanted an anti corrosion/algae fluid mixed in with distilled. Atleast now i know better for when i finally do go water cooling.

    nice work

    peace
     
  7. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Well it seems you have managed to sell more Feser to the masses, i sure know im getting it.
    Cheers Bret.

    Sam
     
  8. IT-Service

    IT-Service New Member

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    Thats why i start Selling Feser products also :)
    Why dont they hace tested the Alpacool Alphacola Fluids in this test also
     
  9. Kipman725

    Kipman725 When did I get a custom title!?!

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    when I messed around with watercooling I just used 10% anti freeze and distiled water. Although to be honest the need to water cool has considrably diminished with the improvements in air cooling.
     
  10. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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    Sounds like a very decent (and lot cheaper) alternative to Fluorinert.

    Great article. Love the photo work too.
     
  11. airchie

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    I used feser in my last loop and was suitably impressed.

    Should've had some fluorinert in the test though... ;)
     
  12. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    I had the displeasure of using MCT once - awful stuff. Sticky, smelly, disgusting and very expensive.
     
  13. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    currently using the feser Black/UV Blue stuff and have nothing but positive comments about it.

    even when my custom pump cracked and leaked (something I quickly grilled my aluminum supplier about) It didn't fry anything, just wiped off and got going right away.
     
  14. 500mph

    500mph The Right man in the Wrong place

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    Not going to test flat beer as an alternative?

    Anyways, great review, and good photo's to match.
     
  15. Drexial

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    "the feser company" = the most annoying website ever.

    the fluid looks like the way to go though. wish they had a non UV fluid though. Not really looking for that glow in my case.
     
  16. OdDBaLL_MoD

    OdDBaLL_MoD Always planning something...

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    Even more so when you open multiple pages, just make sure that you have you speakers either turned off, or at the least turned down...

    Been looking at the Feser One Fluid for a while, just wish i had the money for the loop i had planned :sigh:
     
  17. Koradhil

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    I normally use only distilled water, without any additives. Works fine for me, no problems with corrosion either.
     
  18. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    very nice article

    I'd still use distilled water and an anticorrosion additive
     
  19. p3n

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    Being UVReactive sunlight wont create the same 'glow' they advertise with all the UV leds/lamps
     
  20. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    Yeah, that's exactly who I expected to win. With my experience with Feser, it was the least 'nasty' feeling on the hands. LOL. Didn't leave a gross residue afterwards if you spill some of it. Temps were good too. I don't use non-conductive coolant in my personal rigs, but I've used it in others. Feser Cheesecake.
     
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