Fluid XP+ HP Watercooling Fluid

Conclusion

Conclusion

If you're thinking of venturing into the water cooling scene for the first time but are worried about the risks involved, then Fluid XP+ could well be the answer to your problems. As the video shows, powered components submerged in Fluid XP+ are fully capable of working again after being given time to dry. Protection that you wouldn't normally get with de-ionised water or other conductive solutions.

In addition to this, Fluid XP+ also has very similar thermal performance to untreated water, making it a great candidate for those of us who want the improved temperatures associated with plain water but without the algae and corrosion.

Priced at £26.99 per litre over at SpecialTech , Fluid XP+ certainly isn't cheap. However, if you want to decrease the chances of killing your precious hardware in the event of a leak then Fluid XP+ could well be a worthwhile investment.


Pro's
• Performance as good as plain water.
• Long life of around 5 years.
• Available in lots of UV colours.
• Components covered in Fluid XP+ will live to see another day.

Con's
• Very Expensive
• Results show it still has an effect on electrical components.


Innovation Award


Thanks to the guys at SpecialTech for making this review possible.

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15-01-2007, 05:37:59

JN
"Fluid XP+ may have been around for some time but today we've been given an oportunity to test its thermal properties and conductivity. Is it worth its hefty price tag? We find out."

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15-01-2007, 06:13:58

Dav0s
i dont think its worth all that money just for the cleanliness, it didnt make any difference at all to temps. I know its a pain but id rather clean out the loop every couple of weeks than pay £30 a time for some XP

nice writeup mateQuote

15-01-2007, 06:15:16

JN
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Originally Posted by name='Dav0s'
i dont think its worth all that money just for the cleanliness, it didnt make any difference at all to temps. I know its a pain but id rather clean out the loop every couple of weeks than pay £30 a time for some XP

nice writeup mate
The low conductivity is where it's at tho. Plus u won't get temps lower than plain water really (unless you wanna pump liquid metal).

But ye- its expensive fo sure.Quote
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