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hi all.

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I'm going into water cooling very soon,and just wanted to know,
ami right by saying a ,,T LINE,, is for letting air bubbles escape....
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one more thing... how do you fill up the loop when there is no water around the system.
don't wont to blow my CPU...l have no idea how to fill it .so. l dont know if i am missing something here..
    
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The T-line can be used for bleeding and also it is used to fill it up might have to use a funnel.
    
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Another thing always leak-test for at least 24-48 hours outside the systen before hooking it to the mobo etc. and turning it on. Best idea is to have it the way you want it in the case and then remove it or the mobo and run it like that.
    
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Yeah a T-Line is for filling and bleeding...Just jump your comp PSU and just run the pump while you filling and bleeding...I'll leave you my PDF it will explain a lot of it...
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thanks for that..I'm going to leave the radiator outside the case, with the pump,,.so its cooler and, ,if some thing goes wrong,, most of the water will be out side the case,..thing is, im going to get some water treatment ..

is it possible to make water non conductive.
    
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thanks for that..I'm going to leave the radiator outside the case with the pump.so its cooler and ,if some thing goes wrong most of the water will be out side the case..thing is im going o get some water treatment ..

is it possible to make water non conductive.
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distilled water, pure water by itself is a poor conductor (a non conductor). Anything really will conduct if the current is strong enough. MCT or FluidXP are expensive and don't cool as well as water (few C maybe). But depending on your budget you might want to consider them, just a thought.

If you go with distilled water, just get a gallon from the grocery store and it will be more than enough.

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To fill up your loop you should be running it externally, by jumping a PSU and running it out side the case... and fill it as you go then give it 24 hours for a leak test and then if there are no leaks your good to mount it internally!

and remember patience is key!
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To fill up your loop you should be running it externally, by jumping a PSU and running it out side the case... and fill it as you go then give it 24 hours for a leak test and then if there are no leaks your good to mount it internally!

and remember patience is key!
I'd be too paranoid to jump a PSU and have it run nothing but a WC setup. There'd be rails without a load...

I'd hook up your WC to an old PC or something and let it run outside the case.
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