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Sorry if this question is stupid... a few days ago i noticed my water level was suddenly very low.

I dont appear to have any leaks... could this be an air pocket that finally got pushed when i moved the pc?

The question I have is if the system is closed... how does the water level go down? wouldn't the heat turn it into gas which cant escape and eventually condensate back into water?
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post #2 of 5
one of two things air is still in your system depending on when you built your loop or the water is evaporating.
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post #3 of 5
It is air getting out. It does evaporate that happens very slowly and takes a long time
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post #4 of 5
Sounds too large of a loss for an air bubble.

Do you have the Lid open on your res? If so its evaporating out of your loop.
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Thanks.. i was thinking it must be something loose.

I thought i had done a good job shaking the system and getting the air out when i built it.

Its been up for 8 months or so and never had anything but a very minor water level change... but after moving it from my desk to ground level it just jumped to the point the pump was almost sucking air.

I'll go over things next week when i upgrade video cards and see if i can find anything amiss.
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