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Old 22-05-2010
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I have spent a reasonable amount of time trying to make sense of the validity of whether or not non conductive fluids determine to short out apparatus it comes in contact with in the event of a leak. There are a lot of people that declare. Yes you determine to be extremely well with a leak, at the same time as the additional camp states. No this is not safe, in view of the fact that even distilled water going throughout your loop flowing transversely your blocks; determine to pick up contaminants from the metals they are manufactured from. I am certain this debate has raged on for a lot of years. So, is there any truthful testing or additional information I be able to look at that determine to dictate if this is fact or fiction. I do not have the familiarity to honestly say one way or an additional, but if it is a myth, I would certain similar to to have the information to bust it.

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Old 22-05-2010
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Re: Non Conductive Fluids

You used to utilize Fluid XP for a long time; you got sick of expenditure that much on it and started using a witch's brew as an alternative. You have been providential and never had a leak so you do not be familiar with if it would run or not. Here you consider said your PC Ice had kept his substance from frying with a couple of leaks. Scientific proof you have neither for or against you rely additional on people you are familiar with and their familiarity with things. A lot of nay-saying is presently BS and a lot of times the praising is presently BS.
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Old 22-05-2010
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Re: Non Conductive Fluids

It is not the solution that does the frying if it's non-conductive. The AS5 is barely conductive and determine to not fry but if you disappears it and a number of additional particles get on it, it be able to short a number of stuffs. If you let your case get covered in dust and get a leak the present be able to travel from side to side the dust floating on top of the coolant and still fry your substance even with non-conductive.
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Old 22-05-2010
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What you have gained from this so far, is, that as extended as your using water, not considering of what is going surrounding and 'round in your loop for additives, there is forever a possibility, be it 50% or 5% that a leak might extremely well you have to take out a number of apparatus, due to the electrical nature. So, a reasonable statement would understand you might or may not lose parts if a leak occurs, that's what you have haggard so far. If you are on the incorrect track or necessitate seeing this in a dissimilar light, feel free to accurate you.
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Re: Non Conductive Fluids

If there is a seep out in your water loop, 95% of the possibility that it determine to short something. Here is why. To be accurate, water itself is a poor conductor. You believe distilled water is regarding 18 megaohm-cm (resistivity). On the other hand, the ions in the water do broadcast electric and that is why it is able to fry responsive circuit. But do not go get deionized water and believe you are going to be safe. Water tends to act in response with metal (you are copper block / radiator) and then those deionized be converted into a perfect conductive medium.
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Old 23-05-2010
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A water particle itself is not unbiased. It has a positive side and a negative side that binds it with its bordering water molecules (oxygen being negative, the two hydrogen being positive), for this reason water itself is accomplished of transmitting electricity, even though not extremely proficiently. Thus, you be able to fry a component with presently distilled water, not considering of what else is in there (including non-conductive additives). The Metal contaminants are able to increase the fluid's conductivity, and you determine to get contaminants in your water loop not considering of how much anti-corrosion agent you utilize. Of course, water without contaminants (i.e. distilled water, with or without non-conductive additives); determine to be less conductive than water with contaminants, but you still would not desire to take the possibility.
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I have seen that it would not hurt it, but it is most excellent to power off asap, My brother spilled a splatter of his coolant on his motherboard but you shut it down and cleaned up the confusion and everything was extremely well. Non-Conductivity: As with the entire Non-Conductive fluids, PC ICE is able to become conductive if it comes in contact with disproportionate dust or additional fluids that might be conductive. The Non-Conductive characteristic of PC Ice is used as a safety calculates merely. It is forever a superior idea to maintain your system clean and free of dust, particularly in a water cooled system. The PrimoChill is not conscientious for any hardware damage. You have to utilize it at your own risk.
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