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Did i mess up my water cooling loop?

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WHat basically happens when i turn the power off is that all the water from the rad falls down to the res. When the power is turn on the pumps pump all of the water back throughout the loop again.
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When you use the top of a res for a return port its best to use one of the return tubes like you have in another top port there. The way it is with the pump off air is getting into the line back to the top rad so the water can then drain out.

If you use that down tube and fill the res while the pump is running til the water level is over the bottom of the down tube, then when the pump switches off air can't get into the line back to the top rad.
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