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Old 02-24-2020, 11:36 PM
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My loop has quite a bit of particles in it(probably from me leaving the cap open while leak testing. One of these particles have gotten trapped into one of the GPU fins. Should I be worried about this?
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Old 02-25-2020, 02:58 AM
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They look like a bit of flux & crap from the manufacture of the radiator(s). Did you clean it/them before filling the loop? The particles don't look to amount to much, you should be able to ignore them assuming they don't cause a partial block and a rise in temperatures.
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Old 02-25-2020, 10:50 AM
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No need to be worried, you can freely use it until your planned maintenance interval. Then a flush with distilled water is suggested.
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Old 02-29-2020, 11:43 PM
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Corsair team:
There was a video of somebody using a toothbrush to clean their XG7
Do you guys have any issues with this..?

Actually seemed to work great
but i'd love to know if its an advised cleaning technique
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No issues with using a toothbrush. It's a good tool to clean the fins if a flush with distilled water is not enough to remove particles.
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