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post #1 of 10
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I'll be away from my computer tower (though I loathe to be part from it) for a grand total of 10 days. It won't be running; so should I be draining the water out of my loop? And if I do have to drain it, are there any special steps I should be aware of?

I was just thinking...thick textbook, upside-down computer, lol.
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post #2 of 10
No need to drain.
post #3 of 10
Really shouldn't need to drain it.
post #4 of 10
No need to drain.

I've been away from my rig for over 3 weeks with nigh an ill effect.

If your room isn't dark enough, you can always cover it (rig) with a towel to prevent light entry...but it shouldn't matter really.
post #5 of 10
As others have said, I wouldn't worry about draining.

If you want further "protection", could disconnect the peripherals, and power to mobo and video, and just let the pump and fans run.
 
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post #6 of 10
You can always pay somebody to watch your computer for you while your gone. You know, give it a start up, run a quick stress test, play a couple games and turn it off.
post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Bradeno View Post
You can always pay somebody to watch your computer for you while your gone. You know, give it a start up, run a quick stress test, play a couple games, OVERVOLT IT, and turn it off.
I just had too.
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post #8 of 10
No need to drain.You computer is not like your car that needs to be driven occasionaly.I know how you feel about being away from your computer as I sold one last week. It was better that it was sold to a friend as I would be heartbroken for it to go to a stranger
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post #9 of 10
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Haha, thanks for that everyone; I guess I'm safe. But, since I'm paranoid about my tower, I will leave her in the confines of her box.

Until then...maximum usage, 24/7 Folding!!
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post #10 of 10
no need when i was moving i had my computer put away for about a month and totally forgot about the water and everything turned it on and was just fine
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