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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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@example.com)
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
Thats it, ok so I dont have to worry about refilling it or anything?
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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