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Flush the rads first.Personally I do it with warm tap water until it flows clean from both sides.Then flush the tap water out with distilled water.This way you use less distilled water.Install as little of your hardware as possible/anything that won't disturb your loop while installing.Jump the psu and run a leak check.I usually bleed and leak check for about 20 mins.Keep paper towels or regular towels handy for the leaks.I might not be the best example to follow but I have put together a few loops.
That was what I was wanting to do. Just test it for an hour, I figured by then everything would become visible.
post #12 of 15
Boil some tap water, pour it in and swoosh it around. Do it a few times the flush with distilled before putting it in your loop. I don't see any reason to leak test outside the case, just the physically moving the parts from outside to inside could loosen parts and cause a leak.

Jumper trick is paper clip from green wire to a black wire on the 24pin mobo connector. Just have your pump hooked up and turn on the psu.
Edited by huhh - 7/19/11 at 10:22am
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He is talking about assembling his loop out side his case and leak testing and then moving it inside his case and leak testing again. Just set it up inside and leak test once with a hotwired powersupply out side of the case and far from any potentially spilled or leaked water.
agreed 100% ... just leak test inside your case with your system unpowered and the psu outside.
    
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I dont know how im going to get the 2 GPUs cooled, the barbs are too long to go in between the 2 cards
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I dont know how im going to get the 2 GPUs cooled, the barbs are too long to go in between the 2 cards
Compression or stubbies.
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