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So i am thinking about in the future going to water cooling, once i get a new job and some more cash.

But i go to a lot of LAN parties and was thinking if i do set everything up, then i pick up my computer and move it to somewhere else, wouldn't the loop get air and lots of bubbles into and be more prone to leaking as when i set it in my car i put it on its side?
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To the bubbles question, no. As long as you let it fully bleed when you fill it up and seal your reservoir, then no bubbles can enter back into the system. And as long as you use clamps/zip ties on your tube to barb connections and use plumbers tape on your barbs, you should be as leak proof as you can get. Just don't drop it from a 3 story building
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Just keep it upright during transport...
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ok thanks guys that is just what i wanted to know, once i get some cash flow back into my bank account i would start a log cause i plan on putting the radiator on the top of my case and modding a lot of my case to get it to be water cooled and a bunch of cool lighting techniques
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If you use a fill port and a T fitting, just make sure the fillport is always the highest point.
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Originally Posted by dralb View Post
If you use a fill port and a T fitting, just make sure the fillport is always the highest point.
i understand very little about water cooling and some of that makes sense, lol. But thanks i will figure what all that is and then it will be helpful
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If you were to invest in a "State of the Art" ThermalTake BigWater setup with KOOLANCE aluminum radiator, you wouldn't ask this question...

...Because your pump would break, your blocks/rad/fittings would be the poster child of galvanic corrision, your 1/4" tubing would clog...

Due to the above you would be spared the trouble of worring about friggin air bubbles...

BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME
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post #8 of 10
If you use a reservoir and fill it nearly to the top, then you can carry it and shake it, whatever, as long as you dont turn it inside out. But even If you did it would be a problem if your CPU block is no the highi-point. The air would return to the res after some encouragement.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by TnB= Gir View Post
Just don't drop it from a 3 story building
But a 2 story drop is okay!
post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by By-Tor View Post
Just keep it upright during transport...
this is true...
the other day I laid mine on its side and the water got all bubbly again like I hadnt bled it.
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