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I've got an EK block and it leaked, turns out the outer o-ring was not in properly. Once I fitting it, it stopped leaking.

You don't have to take everything out to drain, typically you take a tube off towards the bottom of the case, and try get all the coolant out, blowing helps too.
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I just opened up my supremacy csq the other day to clean it.
The gaskets were a bit fiddly, but I managed to get it all back with no leaks for 48+ hours so far.

The rubber gasket for the backplate on the back of the motherboard would not cause a leak.

I would take the block apart and make sure the gaskets are in their grooves tight. Leak test the block before putting it back in the loop.

You can do that by putting a stop fitting in the outlet port and maybe a 45 in the inlet, fill with water and then blow in it. You could also fill the block up, put stop fittings in both inlet and outlet and let it sit for a while on some tissue.

Also, are you sure you did not crack the acrylic top when you screwed the cold plate back onto the cpu block top? If the threads are cracked you could have a pretty serious issue.

But yeah, check o-ring/gaskets again, and also check the 4 threads attaching cold plate to top.
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Originally Posted by friskiest View Post

Also, are you sure you did not crack the acrylic top when you screwed the cold plate back onto the cpu block top? If the threads are cracked you could have a pretty serious issue..
If I don't see anything just by looking at the threads, what's the best way to check?
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If I don't see anything just by looking at the threads, what's the best way to check?

Shine a bright light on it or behind it. I'm afraid the black screws might hinder visibility.

I would take it apart to be sure. If you are taking it apart anyway to check on the inner and outer gaskets, you might as well spend another minute checking the threads.
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Shine a bright light on it or behind it. I'm afraid the black screws might hinder visibility.

I would take it apart to be sure. If you are taking it apart anyway to check on the inner and outer gaskets, you might as well spend another minute checking the threads.
Oh, I will most certainly be taking it out, I just wanted to make sure that potentially harmful damage to the threads would not be so subtle that it's invisible to the naked eye.
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