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Just say when you plugged it in, it BLEW UP
Sorry to disappoint but i doubt they will RMA it. When an electrical circuit fries due to water damage it leaves water marks on the PCB and other components it touches.

Chances are unless water damage is covered by the warranty you will not get a replacement. Non the less, i hope you get a new one or your money back
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That is the sole reason I don't intend to WC unless I get a killer deal.

My expensive and worked hard for components + Water = Oh noes
    
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water cooling is completely safe, you just need to pay carefull attention to detail. the pro's outweigh the cons IMO. just take it slow on your first try, and leaktest.

ive been running water for many years, and to be honest, i dont even leaktest for more than 15-20 minutes anymore, but if i add new hardware to my loop, id suggest at least a 12 hr leaktest.......

my first foray into the watercooling arena was an attemt to build a silent, or near silent PC, it was a success,and spinoff is more stable temps, which brought me into Oc'ing, the rest is history. ;-)
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water cooling is completely safe, you just need to pay carefull attention to detail. the pro's outweigh the cons IMO. just take it slow on your first try, and leaktest.

ive been running water for many years, and to be honest, i dont even leaktest for more than 15-20 minutes anymore, but if i add new hardware to my loop, id suggest at least a 12 hr leaktest.......

my first foray into the watercooling arena was an attemt to build a silent, or near silent PC, it was a success,and spinoff is more stable temps, which brought me into Oc'ing, the rest is history. ;-)
I'm very accident prone - One day I was lying in my bed and the tv fell one me, caught on fire and then a bunch of seagulls flew through my window and started pecking at me.

See.
    
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I'm very accident prone - One day I was lying in my bed and the tv fell one me, caught on fire and then a bunch of seagulls flew through my window and started pecking at me.

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LOL! i see.... are you one of those guys who needs to wear a helmet 24/7?
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post #16 of 26
find out where the card got water on, put a dab of solder on it and say their workers did this.
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post #17 of 26
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As far as I can tell it came from a resistor or 2. It seems that 2 are missing so I dunno what they will do. There aren't any burn marks on it though. *Insert obligatory shoulder shrug*
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RMA was approved! So I should be getting a new one soon enough.
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post #19 of 26
what liquid were you using?

for future reference, fluid xp is completely non-conductive. they actually submerged a mobo in it, turned it on, and it ran like normal!
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what liquid were you using?

for future reference, fluid xp is completely non-conductive. they actually submerged a mobo in it, turned it on, and it ran like normal!
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