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I guess, but you can sure kill your rig or just crap out trying to run one to...
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lol if you kill your computer running water, you either used low quality parts, had sharp things in your case that can move around, or didnt bother testing it for leaks first....either that or had a freak accident.
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Well, Mr.Dremel can sort that out (disaster if you cut into the rad though lol)
Mr. Dremel and me have a long history of bad blood...or at least one of painful fresh blood along with plexi dust all over and sparks burning my hands. Maybe its just my lack of skill. In my case modding endeavors, Mr. Dremel has since been replaced by Mr. Drill, Mrs. Holesaw, and Big Brother Jigsaw

I would only recommend cooling passively if you have some level of airflow in your house/room or its for an htpc that you aren't trying to push in an OC.
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lol if you kill your computer running water, you either used low quality parts, had sharp things in your case that can move around, or didnt bother testing it for leaks first....either that or had a freak accident.
Yeah well thats just a nice way of saying put up or shut up...Put your $$$ where your mouth is....
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lol if you kill your computer running water, you either used low quality parts, had sharp things in your case that can move around, or didnt bother testing it for leaks first....either that or had a freak accident.
Or are retarded. All equally likely causes in WCing sadness.
    
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i know fluids can ruin parts but its not as bad as you guys make it out to be.

my daughter left a popcycle on my desk that disolved into fluid and dripped on to my case, then onto my vga and its still work fine

by the way ira-k whats the best way to clean it off
post #17 of 27
I don't know really, get it off your parts as quick as you can and wipe it up with a little rubbing alcohol and blow th eslots out with canned air.....I saw one guy who put his mobo in a low heat oven and dried it out...As long as you pressure test and leak test it you shouldn't have any problems anyway....
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I don't know really, get it off your parts as quick as you can and wipe it up with a little rubbing alcohol and blow th eslots out with canned air.....I saw one guy who put his mobo in a low heat oven and dried it out...As long as you pressure test and leak test it you shouldn't have any problems anyway....
it happened 4 days ago it only landed on the pbc and the ps(not in it on it) nothing near the pci-e slot
loop is fine it dose not leak
didnt notice it till i took my side paneloff to clean the dust out
post #19 of 27
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Yeah well thats just a nice way of saying put up or shut up...Put your $$$ where your mouth is....

ehh well its true, if you are careful then accidents almost never happen. also, when water cooling, you really do get what you paid for.

BTW...I have put my money where my mouth is! Metal Stinger V8 ran me a pretty penny
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post #20 of 27
I'm not talking about you Man, we just have so many guys that don't even WC telling new guys to do this or that...You know what I mean? If your going to tell people how to do it and what to spend their $$$ on you should as least be a WC'er...

Thats like someone setting in the OC section on a e-machine telling everyone how to OC when they don't...You can mouth the words but there are plenty of guys here that have spent a lot of $$$ and time learning how to do it that should be helping the new guys out...

^^^^Yeah your all right just wipe it up with a q-tip and little rubbing alcohol...
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