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Leave it sit for a day at least before powering it on. Vaccuum is just going to get liquid on the surface.
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Sorry about your rig bro. Leakage is always a risk with this kind of setup but still... Swiftech should at least cover some of the damage.

And to think I was a click away from ordering an H220 when they came back in stock last week... Yea, ***** that!

Good luck man

Yea i would avoid anything with the cpu block / pump in one... to many leak points..

Now a regular cpu block is fine.
    
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post #53 of 103
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I may dry everything real good with the data vac and try later on ..

But i will not be getting another Apongee Drive II ill take a swift tech pump or a block... but i do not in anyway want another one of these.

When the mother board is completely dried do a proper clear CMOS on it and then see if it will start up.


I hope Swiftech is understanding about your desires to not get the same product and are able to offer you something different that you are happy with.


Hope your stuff is good.


I never thought sticking a block with a motor piggy backed on it directly against the cpu was a good idea. Hope swiftech takes care of you.
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Drying mode...

    
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It doesnt slay my Vishera now does it? lol. Just joking with ya!
 
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this is why i run pressure equalizers now

if you can get a cppl lbs of dry rice, bury your components in the rice for 24hrs....NO moisture will remain... (saved many cellphones with that trick)
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I just screwed up cleaning my Raystorm. Leaked all over my PC while on...Dried it for 3 days and cleaned it with alcohol. Maybe it's not a total loss. Mine works fine so far.
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this is why i run pressure equalizers now

if you can get a cppl lbs of dry rice, bury your components in the rice for 24hrs....NO moisture will remain... (saved many cellphones with that trick)

After you are done with the rice you cook it and get your daily dose of iron.
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post #59 of 103
@OP, buy a lot of rice, put all your components in a box full of rice.
The rice will absorb all the moisture and fully dry your components.
It is important your put the rice and the components in a box to fully dry them because there is ambiant moisture in a room.

Mobo will likely be borked, try to send it to manufacturer. Be aware they will ask you questions.

Best luck to you!

I hope you won't run away from water cooling. If you ever want to try the experience again, sell your replacement all-in one solution and build a custom loop.
I don't trust all-in one because you don't know if it is properly assembled. With a custom loop, the reservoir and the pump are far away from your components and the block/tubing are not going to leak. I opened my swiftech block to see if the joint was correctly seated and no leak after 2 years.

In my own opinion, you are better just going to the air-cooling route. Water is extra maintenance, more expensive and not necessarily quieter. For every day use (I am not gaming much anymore), the extra cost isn't worth the extra performance *cough* 5.2GHz *cough*.
Very fun to play with nonetheless.
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I just screwed up cleaning my Raystorm. Leaked all over my PC while on...Dried it for 3 days and cleaned it with alcohol. Maybe it's not a total loss. Mine works fine so far.
Scared to clean my Raystorm blocks now. Thanks confusedsmiley.png
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