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Ok so I feel like I've just ran full speed into a clean glass door.. What was I thinking.... So I finished setting up rasa rx240 cpu loop and I have ran into a utterly stupid error. After final tightening and clamps I began to fill the res. Shook the case around to bleed air, plugged PSU in and connected pump.
Then the ultimate face palm.... Duuh how am I going to turn the psu on without the rest of the system connected and no power button.... Sigh..
Any suggestions on a way to power the molex connector to the pump without having to turn the rest of the system on while bleeding and leak testing. I don't have one of those external psu's so I'm wondering if there's a way to rig it to turn on.

Only other question is if my loop order is ok. pump/res ---> cpu block --->rad --->res
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post #2 of 8
get an old power supply or unhook everything thats connected to your current one except for the pump and just use this guide. works every thime http://www.overclock.net/faqs/96712-...upply-psu.html
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Ahhh now I understand. There is a jumper included in the rasa kit with just one red wire in it... Thanks so much +1 for you
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The more you know

I just took an old Sata/Molex adapter and snipped a short length of wire and jumped the green 24pin. XSPC did it for you with the included female 24pin jumper.
    
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When you do that, also make sure to disconnect the EPS and 6/8 pin VGA power as well. I'd also suggest unplugging any standard hard drives, but I wouldn't worry about the rest. When I filled my loop, all my fans were running
 
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post #6 of 8
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Only thing connected is pump PERIOD
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post #7 of 8
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Hooray!!!! successfully running with no leaks... yet
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post #8 of 8
Congrats on getting your kit set up! I'm still loving mine
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