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Hey guys I've recently installed my new watercooling setup first time, I'm having problems getting air out of my loop in the rad, I've tried, rocking the case putting on its side powering on and off pump still full. But I am only able to get roughly 500-600 ml of liquid in, I've tried cleaning every part out, tried pump-cpu-rad-res, pump, rad cpu -res, any ideas what else to try? Thank you
post #2 of 27
How do you know you have air in it?

If you don't see big bubbles in the lines or the top of the res, I think you are fine.

The small bubbles eventually disappear over time (run it for about 48 hours)
post #3 of 27
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How do you know you have air in it?

If you don't see big bubbles in the lines or the top of the res, I think you are fine.

The small bubbles eventually disappear over time (run it for about 48 hours)


Hey I'm assuming this is air in the picture, my res hasn't dropped
post #4 of 27
What Skypine said. Maybe you can post a picture of the setup. This would help us identify possible issues.
    
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sorry my phone wouldn't upload just jumped on a pc and its a ek-d5 vario x-res csq (no PE Foam)
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Pictures are a bit small but from what I can see it looks fine in picture 2 & 3, when was picture 4 taken? When you run the pump is it noisy and do you see bubbles of air running through the system? Do you leave top of res open when running pump to remove air?
    
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Cant really see how you connected the outlet and inlet to your pump/reservoir combo in the pictures. Just assuming you connected that properly.
    
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post #10 of 27
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Cant really see how you connected the outlet and inlet to your pump/reservoir combo in the pictures. Just assuming you connected that properly.
Thank you for a reply the last pictures were small I'm not too sure why, when I run the pump at 5 its very loud, picture 4 was taken last night (its flat on the floor) I have left the res open and ran for a few hrs, lid on last night ran for about 15hrs, only get bubbles in res when I start rocking the case, thank you
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