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Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut question


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I think I'm misremembering but I can't find any info either way on this -- can I apply this to any CPU/Cooler? I recall something about it eating metal or some random weird issue ... but perhaps that was only on specific watercoolers?

 

 I was thinking of getting a Noctua D15 or similar and realized I used up the last of my AS5 about a year ago. Thanks in advance! 🙂

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Liquid metal corrodes surfaces, especially aluminum. It leaves a dark stain on copper surfaces, but does not effect cooling capability. Again, the staining to copper is mostly cosmetic and can be sanded if it bothers you.

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1 hour ago, Odyn said:

I think I'm misremembering but I can't find any info either way on this -- can I apply this to any CPU/Cooler? I recall something about it eating metal or some random weird issue ... but perhaps that was only on specific watercoolers?

 

 I was thinking of getting a Noctua D15 or similar and realized I used up the last of my AS5 about a year ago. Thanks in advance! 🙂

Seems it has issues with copper. Scroll down the comments to Nite Hawk(9 months ago) and you'll see what I found. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcH41LpfFt8

 

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On 27/07/2021 at 11:55, schuck6566 said:

Seems it has issues with copper. Scroll down the comments to Nite Hawk(9 months ago) and you'll see what I found. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcH41LpfFt8

 

This is simply not common. I do not have the link, but I recall watching several videos and articles that prove what I detailed above. I can say I have been running 2 WC loops delidded with LM for over a year and have noticed 0 thermal degradation. I have yet to remove to see changes. 

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50 minutes ago, Avacado said:

This is simply not common. I do not have the link, but I recall watching several videos and articles that prove what I detailed above. I can say I have been running 2 WC loops delidded with LM for over a year and have noticed 0 thermal degradation. I have yet to remove to see changes. 

 

There is no /thermal/ degradation it seems - just the discoloration. I've confirmed on like 8 threads now 🙂

 

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36 minutes ago, Odyn said:

 

There is no /thermal/ degradation it seems - just the discoloration. I've confirmed on like 8 threads now 🙂

 

Just remembered the video. Gamers Nexus.

 

 

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