“Here you can see some of the residues left on the acrylic tops from such a long period of use. Most likely under closer inspection, you could find a similar residue over the surface of the interior of your copper blocks. Just as dust hinders the performance of air cooled heatsinks, these residues or corrosion can hinder the performance of your blocks by adding another thermal interface material between the coolant and the surface of the copperâ€¦”
Here are some more Cases & Cooling reviews from around the web:
- Cooler Master AquaGate (Internal / External) water cooling kit @ clubOC
- PolarFLO TT Series 2 Port Waterblock @ PimpRig
- Innovatek XX Flow @ Nexus Hardware
Copper ain’t so shiny no more? Your transparent tubing letting you see your liquid cooling system looks like it uses Slushie mix? Maybe this article’s for you! Or if you just want to toss it and buy a new one, look at the kits being reviewed this week.