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About a month ago I put together a small loop to cool my CPU and its been running pretty solid but I did notice something... Every week or so it seems like my T-line is low on water and I need to refill it. At first I thought it was just working some of the bubbles out of the system but now I'm wondering if there is something else causing this. I really don't think there is a leak anywhere, so the only other thing I thought might be the problem is the weather. Right now in Texas its still around 90* F outside and was even as hot as 100* F last month. Would the heat possibly cause the water to evaporate?
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Water will always be evaporating from your loop. It will actually evaporate through the tubing very slowly.

What you are experiencing may be from a very small leak which you haven't caught yet or a loose seal at the end of your t-line, or it might just be natural evaporation. It is more likely to be from small bubbles and air pockets working loose. This is also normal and may take some time to sort itself out, depending on your loop and how it is used.

Re-check for leeks with some TP round your fittings, if you are happy that there are none then don't worry about it. Just keep topping it up as needed.
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