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I tend to find that when I do refill my loop I want to de dust my radiator and usually give the internals a little bit of a clean. This means pretty much a full dissembly so having a drain port becomes pretty redundant fairly quickly. Having a fill port onthe top of my reservoir however comes in VERY handy.
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I know your supposed to refill your loop every 6 months to a year but mine has been running for around 18 months+ with no problems.

Who says you need to refill your loop every 6 months to a year?

iv'e got an old Socket 478 system as a miusic player in my garage and not changed coolant in over 3 years, no issues thumb.gif
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Who says you need to refill your loop every 6 months to a year?

iv'e got an old Socket 478 system as a miusic player in my garage and not chan ged coolant in over 3 years, no issues thumb.gif

I think it's more cautionary than necessary and aimed at people running crazy colourful coolant that might start gunking up the system after a while. As you say, your running fine and I'm on distilled water and have never had any problems. I have seen many pictures of galvanic corrosion and other horror stories though but these are mainly horror stories and nothing more. (Perhaps a naive view but I feel a mroe realistic one smile.gif )
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im gonna add one to help with simplicity, right now i fill/drain off my bay res and thats a pain, now im going to add another fitting//tube/stopper to an extra port on my gpu block and send that out the back of my case.
    
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