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post #11 of 25
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I might have found the problem. I started to drain the loop and the tube connecting the cpu block to the res is empty. The rest of loop is still full. I tried sucking on the tube to get the fluid out, but it won't pull from the cpu block. I'm thinking I might either have it on too tight, or the tubing in the wrong holes (inlet/outlet). Any ideas here?
post #12 of 25
First thing to check is that the inlet and outlet on the pump are connected the right way round.
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post #13 of 25
is that a heat killer 3? the middle port is the inlet i believe.
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post #14 of 25
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Yep I had it the wrong way. **** me if that was the issue.
post #15 of 25
im betting it is
http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=711939

Yes, it will perforrm poorly. The inlet is designed for very high flow in a very small spot to cause inpingment and massive water velocity so as many molecules can impact the fins in the block. You do it the other way, and you'll have laminar flow.

I have never see it tried though, and probably for good reason.

quoted from that thread and someone asking.
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post #16 of 25
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I switched the tubes around, and something is definitely ****ed with the rev 3.0.

If I take the tubes off the res and 360 rad (so that I only have tubes coming out of the cpu block's inlet and outlet but not attached to anything, blowing in one end is impossible... something is blocking the air I blow from passing all the way through. What could be blocking it?
post #17 of 25
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I switched the tubes around, and something is definitely ****ed with the rev 3.0.

If I take the tubes off the res and 360 rad (so that I only have tubes coming out of the cpu block's inlet and outlet but not attached to anything, blowing in one end is impossible... something is blocking the air I blow from passing all the way through. What could be blocking it?

Did you use a fitting that went too far into the CPU block? No pump or anything is connected to the CPU block correct? Just a tube in and a tube out? Try taking all the fittings and everything off and just put your mouth up to the block and try to blow through.

If the fittings go to deep they can block the flow.
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post #18 of 25
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I took it off the mobo completely and still can't get air to pass through. Taking off the copper portion to see what I can find.
post #19 of 25
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Whelp, I solved it. I feel like a complete moron: http://imgur.com/f4oZVJR
post #20 of 25
Wht is it?
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