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Ive got all the bits i need,

my system below,
watercooling parts
360 GT rad
6 fans
xspc 750 08 model pump
ek waterblock
3/8" tubing

I have 2 problems,
1st I can stick the pump in the system, unless i do 2 thing ether lay it on its face I dont know if it would work then or 2 up it on top of the psu, it will take all the space inside,

I was considering putting it on the outside but i get a lot of people going to my room, I do t want them to knock it off and end up with coolent all over my parts.

my 2nd problem is ive done a leek test all seems fine now but the coolant doesn't seems to be going in all the tubes,

can some one help me out here ?
Edited by zoneuk - 5/22/11 at 5:35am
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or should i just sell it all and get a thermalright?
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Can't you mount the pump in the front where it's meant to go taking two 5.25" drive bays up.

I mean surely you're not using all 6 of them?!



As for the flow, can you take a pic of your setup?

A few things to look at:

Are you getting flow at all?

Is the pump primed?

Is it a single loop?
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I noticed you saying coolant. Not sure what you're using but I recommend using distilled water with PT nuke or DeadWater. As far as you're other problems, hard to say without seeing it.
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yes using all of them , rad block on 2 blurays and a led display
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Quote:
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I noticed you saying coolant. Not sure what you're using but I recommend using distilled water with PT nuke or DeadWater. As far as you're other problems, hard to say without seeing it.
Not sure why everyone always recommend Distilled water over coolant, a friend of mine has been using the same stuff I have for 2 years with no problems. Fesser Clear/Blue UV coolant with a killcoil.

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yes using all of them , rad block on 2 blurays and a led display
You need to post pics. Just out of curiosity why would you need 2 bluray drives?
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Not sure why everyone always recommend Distilled water over coolant, a friend of mine has been using the same stuff I have for 2 years with no problems. Fesser Clear/Blue UV coolant with a killcoil.

You need to post pics. Just out of curiosity why would you need 2 bluray drives?
they cost me the same as a DVD RW drive,

I managed to set it up with only a few set backs
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