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Originally Posted by NASzi View Post

screw leak testing, hook your stuff up, run for a little while with just the loop on, make sure there are no leaks, if you've tightened everything well enough and there are no leaks, there's proabaly never going to be leaks. Don't let the retarded people on the internet fool you, some people just forget to tighten stuff up and turn on their whole PC and crap on themselves when coolant starts squirting everywhere.


"screw leak testing, hook your stuff up, run for a little while with just the loop on, make sure there are no leaks"

What do you call that if not a leak test...? rolleyes.gif
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post #42 of 47
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"screw leak testing, hook your stuff up, run for a little while with just the loop on, make sure there are no leaks"

What do you call that if not a leak test...? rolleyes.gif

this is kinda my thought as well tongue.gif

its still a leak test if you arent powering your computer to check for leaks.
He has a point however about not likely having any after the first few minutes - an hour
but that being said, he looses overall points for running his mouth and potentialy making a fool of himself rolleyes.gif
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Everything is done <3 6 hours from the loop to get put in (i unfortunately cut a hose a little too short so it's a bit difficult to push the radiator out to fill up) but other than that, perfect <3. My load temps going from my H50 to this Raystorm kit dropped almost 20C
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Everything is done <3 6 hours from the loop to get put in (i unfortunately cut a hose a little too short so it's a bit difficult to push the radiator out to fill up) but other than that, perfect <3. My load temps going from my H50 to this Raystorm kit dropped almost 20C

Wow, that is a big difference! Great thumb.gif
     
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here ya guys go.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1350525/build-log-29cu-cyprus-coming-soon/10#post_19397862

I'm going to go through this thread and +rep to those who gave good answers.
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What everyone else said ^

My belief is that any major leaks will happen within a few minutes of the system turning on. If you dont see any water anywhere (check around the fittings mostly) after an hour then you're fine.

For me, I measured the tubes and then built the setup on my bed. Let that run as I did cable management in my case. By the time I was done, at least 30mins had passed, I went to check for leaks, and there was nothing. Leaks would have been pretty apparent on my bed sheets also.

Installed the setup, let it run again for a quick 5-10 mins (used needle nose tweezers to jump the green and ground cables on 24pin connector) before I powered on my system.

Once a week or so, I'll take my flashlight and take a look through the window and around the bottom for signs of leakage.
This is mainly since people have reported that the reservoir I use may develop leaks :\

which resevoir are you using? The new Rev 4 are a lot better since they're plastic injection molded now vs when they were using acrylic.
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post #47 of 47
I believe you're thinking of the Dual bay res with the built in pump, the one that comes with their kits.

Mine is the Dual bay black acetal res meant for D5 pumps.
Someone else on these forums made a thread about how his was leaking, and its confirmed by many that theres an awkward bow/bulge at one of the seams of the res.
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