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Best watercooling fluid?

Hi guys I finally have all the part for my set up. The final thing I need to pick this the fluid. I was thinking of getting some blue fluid that's non conductive and also kills algae and all that yucky stuff but maybe distilled water if that will be better? Also where can I buy the fluid? I would prefer to buy it at a store near me but if can't then online is fine. Thanks!
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  1. Your going to get a lot of different answers but i like EK fluids and then have a really nice blue color, very low conductivity, and algae resistant. Throw some kill coils in it and forget about it.

    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14160/ex-liq-190/EK_EKoolant_Premium_Liquid_Cooling_Premix_Coolant_-_1L_-_UV_Blue.html?tl=g57c589s1547
  2. I believe the cheapest option is distilled water, which is non-conductive, with a silver killcoil inside the reservoir (http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11441/ex-tub-705/IandH_Silver_KillCoils_-_Antimicrobial_999_Fine_Silver_Tubing_Reservoir_Strip.html). You can get distilled water from any local hardware store, even Wal-Mart.

    Edit: The problem with dyed cooling solutions is that the dye tends to gunk up, which is not a problem with distilled water. If you want a colored loop to match the color of your components, you can get colored tubing and add distilled water.
  3. MRSICKNASTYNESS said:
    Your going to get a lot of different answers but i like EK fluids and then have a really nice blue color, very low conductivity, and algae resistant. Throw some kill coils in it and forget about it.

    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14160/ex-liq-190/EK_EKoolant_Premium_Liquid_Cooling_Premix_Coolant_-_1L_-_UV_Blue.html?tl=g57c589s1547


    Anonymous said:
    I believe the cheapest option is distilled water, which is non-conductive, with a silver killcoil inside the reservoir (http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11441/ex-tub-705/IandH_Silver_KillCoils_-_Antimicrobial_999_Fine_Silver_Tubing_Reservoir_Strip.html). You can get distilled water from any local hardware store, even Wal-Mart.

    Edit: The problem with dyed cooling solutions is that the dye tends to gunk up, which is not a problem with distilled water. If you want a colored loop to match the color of your components, you can get colored tubing and add distilled water.

    Its out of stock :( and I have white tubing, I just want the water in the res to be blue to match the blue power led. Also if I go with water doesnt that mean I have to clean out my loop every 6 months cause of algae and all that crap?
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  5. No problem! i wish you luck and id throw a kill coil in it if i were you. Less maintenance+ less you have to worry about
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