So I got a new pc with
Liquid CPU Cooling System [Intel] - Standard 120mm Fan
I am unfamiliar with liquid cooling units and have avoided them for a while but figure enough time has past where they are more reliable. So my question is with this particular unit what maintenance do I have to do with it?
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Got a new pc with liquid cooling unfamilier with maintenance
Is it something like this
If so only thing that would need doing would be to keep the fan clean every 2-3 months when doing the whole system out
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Rev.1 F8
INTEL i7 2600k 3.40ghz (Stock)
Crucial Ballistix Elite 8GB 1866mhz DDR3 ([email protected])
OS Storage: Crucial 128GB M4 SSD
Spare Storage: SanDisk 128GB SSD, WD 1TB Blue 7,200rpm, Hitachi 1TB 7,200rpm (Back-Up)
HIS 7850 2GB GDDR5 PCI-E Card
OCZ Fatality 750w Modular PSU
No they are sealed units. Specifically designed to be maintenance free. Apart from cleaning the radiator and fan of dust that is.
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As keefy has pointed out with closed loop coolers you don't need to do any maintenance other than blowing the dust out of the fan/radiator but that should be part of your maintenance anyway.
I need to change the fluid in my computer every 6 months and put a silver kill coil in it.
edit: I will add though. Closed loop coolers are known for being a bit overpriced. You can get the same results with a high end air cooler for cheaper and it will probably be quieter. Just something to think about
edit 2: Clearly i lack reading comprehension. I missed the part where it said you have it already
Yeah, just use a compressed air can and blow the dust out of the radiator every few months and you'll be good to go
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