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And you're saying that if you're sitting next to it and it springs a leak, you can do anything about it? By the time you've noticed water squirting out, comprehending it's a leak, noting that it can damage electronics, and finally pulling the plug, your hardware will be long gone : This is also assuming you are running with your side panel off (which most don't).

I leave (and have left) my pump on 24/7 for most likely the past 3 years.
Fully agree, you have to trust the hardware you running or otherwise whats the point in getting it?
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I ran my d5 24/7 on the highest setting combined with an a/c unit for cooling - was never afraid to leave it run when I would leave for days
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Entered wrong see below
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post #24 of 34
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Originally Posted by Burn View Post
And you're saying that if you're sitting next to it and it springs a leak, you can do anything about it? By the time you've noticed water squirting out, comprehending it's a leak, noting that it can damage electronics, and finally pulling the plug, your hardware will be long gone : This is also assuming you are running with your side panel off (which most don't).

I leave (and have left) my pump on 24/7 for most likely the past 3 years.

This all depends where you mounted your gear. I only have the 3 water blocks and about 4 feet of tubing inside my case. Out of the 19 connections in my loop only 6 are inside the case.
So yes it can make a diff. if I'm setting right next to it and it springs a leak. I'm not so much worried about water getting on my gear, but running the loop dry and burning up two pumps and maybe melting down a CPU and 2 GPU's.

But really there is no since in leaving it on while its not in use.
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post #25 of 34
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And you're saying that if you're sitting next to it and it springs a leak, you can do anything about it? By the time you've noticed water squirting out, comprehending it's a leak, noting that it can damage electronics, and finally pulling the plug, your hardware will be long gone : This is also assuming you are running with your side panel off (which most don't).

I leave (and have left) my pump on 24/7 for most likely the past 3 years.
lol so tell me you have been using that same CPU for 3 years without turning your pump off hehe...
post #26 of 34
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You SHOULD be careful, Ira-K. With that nuclear power plant you have, a mishap could take out a city block
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A city block... pppfffttt.

He's in Arkansas and I'm in Virginia and I'm worried it could effect me if it blows.. Everyone in the house here knows if the Ira alarm on the wall goes off to grab the cat and take cover in the shelter..
Hey guys its not that bad....I'm not running my TEC on it till I see if this new mobo is going to die on me or not, I've really been able to tidy it up and do some wire clean up...As soon as I get that TEC back on it all the extra wiring that goes along with it is going to look rough again.......

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... Lol
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Just Kiding Ira... Only the ones in the surrounding states should worry eh!!
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post #29 of 34
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the old fishing pole trick...good for another 500mhz

thats the funniest pic I have seen in a long time...looks like my computer room at home.

edit: what is that light?? looks like a pressure switch indicator
    
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the old fishing pole trick...good for another 500mhz

thats the funniest pic I have seen in a long time...looks like my computer room at home.

edit: what is that light?? looks like a pressure switch indicator
thats the reflection of the flash off the pressure gauge, if im not mistaken
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