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Have you tried automotive antifreeze as a cooling medium?

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weesa20

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Has anyone ever tried automobile antifreeze as a cooling medium in their water block cooling system? Does it have better or worse heat transfer properties than water??
 
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bob

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Antifreeze is what it is, it prevents freezing. Use Redline Water-Wetter and distilled water instead, 2 fl. oz/gallon. Better than water itself. Can get it an automotive store.
 

stool

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Dec 20, 2000
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Albany, NY
You can use a small portion of antifreeze for its anticorrosive properties, but it really adds nothing as a coolant.