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post #21 of 30
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While I feel for you.....




You really did bring it on yourself.
Why did you think duct tape would be watertight?



I don't even....

I don't think you understand what I used the duct tape for.
post #22 of 30
Troll anyone?
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It couldn't have been that long ago if you had a cx750m in there...either way, that does suck. Watercooling is a tough thing to do on your first try and it sounds like you didn't have much help.
    
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not sure if troll or just noob? not too much sympathy from me. seriously dude you don't take risks when it comes to watercooling. water+hardware=heartache. always use good qual gear and do your research.
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post #25 of 30
headscratch.gif Ermm..Wot happened to the OP?
Maybe next time use zipties + barbs+correct size tubing ')
i honestly have less than $200 in my CPU+GPU wc loop;and it works really nice biggrin.gif
..and has for 2+ years already whistle.gif
with* sub-ambient temp res water tongue.gif
 
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post #26 of 30
Considering WCing can kill your PC, do some research before you try WCing. In all my hours on here, I have never seen anyone try to use tape to help with ANY leaks.

Custom loops take a lot of patience for a good reason
post #27 of 30
i cant believe no one has mentioned it but why did he try running his loop with all the components powered up? water cooling 101 is to run a leak test with a short in the 24 pin so that if it leaks you don't fry your components
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Troll anyone?

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headscratch.gif Ermm..Wot happened to the OP?
Maybe next time use zipties + barbs+correct size tubing ')
i honestly have less than $200 in my CPU+GPU wc loop;and it works really nice biggrin.gif
..and has for 2+ years already whistle.gif
with* sub-ambient temp res water tongue.gif

Nobody wants a dirty great pipe sitting in the corner of the room....
Perhaps less ziptie and more correct tube and fitting size neh?

Also,your precious bong wouldn't have stopped his catalogue of fail,no matter how often you mention it..
Edited by B NEGATIVE - 4/23/14 at 6:54am
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