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Sorry to hear about that. On a side note the Koolance rad I have uses a piece of metal between the fins and the screw hole to prevent the screws from going in too far. I really think every rad maker should include this.
 
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Once I found that there was a MINOR leak from my cpu block, like a drop every hour or something, and this had been going on for months. I only noticed when I saw coloring on my GPU's pcb and investigated. Took off the pcd plating and found that it had leaked all over the damn thig and the board was multicoloured by it. Still worked perfectly. You may be in luck.
   
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Originally Posted by mdatmo View Post
Sorry to hear about that. On a side note the Koolance rad I have uses a piece of metal between the fins and the screw hole to prevent the screws from going in too far. I really think every rad maker should include this.
Yeah, they really should..

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Once I found that there was a MINOR leak from my cpu block, like a drop every hour or something, and this had been going on for months. I only noticed when I saw coloring on my GPU's pcb and investigated. Took off the pcd plating and found that it had leaked all over the damn thig and the board was multicoloured by it. Still worked perfectly. You may be in luck.
I hope so!.. I'm letting the gpu sit in rice and dry out until I get my new stuff on Friday.. It's already been drying out for a day.. Going to try and see if it'll boot up and run on Friday. That should be more than enough drying time.. if it doesn't run... I don't know really.. that would suck, but I will just have to suck it up and buy a new card.
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post #24 of 26
this might sound stupid, but you might want to get a large plastic bag, and a blowdryer
tape the plastic bag over the output of the blowdryer, set it to medium heat(if not an option set it to cool that should work fine as well) and put a few dime sized holes on the opposite side of the bag from the blowdryer, prop up the blowdryer so you can leave it running for a while

thanks to evaporation due to temperature difference you just made low humidity environment to dry electronics with stuff you had laying around the house, it worked nicely on a cell phone that was dropped in a bucket of water and was completely submerged in water. . .
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post #25 of 26
Some bad luck there mate. Hope you get this sorted out.
post #26 of 26
I'd vote the blowdryer trick after the rice bit is finished - with any luck between those two methods all water shall be driven out and your system will be back up and running.
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