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I've got a few questions...

1, I have used DeIonised water to flush my radiators and blocks, is that Ok?
2, My pump is in a dual bay reservoir, does that change the bleeding method?
3, Do I fill res, power on for 3 seconds, and repeat until water is fully around?
4, Good methods for removing air bubbles?
5, Any precautions?
     
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Originally Posted by PedroC1999 View Post

I've got a few questions...

1, I have used DeIonised water to flush my radiators and blocks, is that Ok?
2, My pump is in a dual bay reservoir, does that change the bleeding method?
3, Do I fill res, power on for 3 seconds, and repeat until water is fully around?
4, Good methods for removing air bubbles?
5, Any precautions?



yes always D water (distilled deionized ) and vinegar
and it does kinda because now you have to add a T at the bottom are put a bucket inside and take off a hose! (instead of taking the pump out and disconnecting hose outside the computer , and you fill the res (HAVING YOUR PSU JUMPED NOT CONNECTED! ) turn it on into the res gets empty fill and repeat , and to remove them flip the computer on its side and flick tubes and turning it on and off works and the rest will come out by them self , put napkins under each fitting (white ) so you can see leaks once they happen if they happen

GOOD LUCK MATE!

-ROG
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Could you split the above into sections? and describe the reason behind a T-fitting?
     
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A T fitting is a fitting that goes at the bottom of a loop (like a reg fitting just 1 more thread ) and when you need to drain a loop you just take the plug off of it and let the fluid flow into a buket because it is at the lowest point so it will all come out by itself , without you having to shake the case , you could put one higher but anything below it will not drain !

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A T fitting is a fitting that goes at the bottom of a loop (like a reg fitting just 1 more thread ) and when you need to drain a loop you just take the plug off of it and let the fluid flow into a buket because it is at the lowest point so it will all come out by itself , without you having to shake the case , you could put one higher but anything below it will not drain !


My UT60 240mm which is my lowest point in my loop has a dedicated drain port, nor need for a T

And you recommend to tilt the computer while its running to remove air? I also heared that tapping and pinching tubes will work, is this correct?

And my XT45 rad at the top of my case has got a port that points up, should I run a small length of tube off that to let air escape? As that is the highest point of my loop? Or will the water just splash everywhere like a fountain?
     
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My UT60 240mm which is my lowest point in my loop has a dedicated drain port, nor need for a T

And you recommend to tilt the computer while its running to remove air? I also heared that tapping and pinching tubes will work, is this correct?

And my XT45 rad at the top of my case has got a port that points up, should I run a small length of tube off that to let air escape? As that is the highest point of my loop? Or will the water just splash everywhere like a fountain?

\
but the rad has to be out to drain it so add the T to it are extensions and a valve.and yes moving it and tapping it will get air and it will be like a fountain,
post #7 of 14
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So....

Refill reservoir
Run pump (PSU only) for 5 seconds
Shutdown PSU
Open top port for air out
Tap tubes
Close top port
and repeat?
     
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pretty much {:
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Thanks, now regarding in what order I put things in.

PSU
Radiators + Reservoir/Pump + Fans etc
Motherboard with RAM/CPU/CPU Block
GPU's with block
link them with my crystal link
tubing
*leak test and bleed system*
PSU wires to everything else

Does that sound about right?
     
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with a loop best way is

res-pump-cpu-gpu-rad-res and repeat that is if you have 1 rad

2 rad would be
res-pump-cpu-rad-gpu-gpu-res and repeat
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