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post #11 of 15
Most folks leak test with power only to the pump and nothing else. If you've got the fans powered, too, that's okay but it doesn't add much. There should be NO power to your mobo or other components in case you do have a leak.

As said earlier, the blocks will only bee cool to the touch, not cold unless the room is also cold.
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if you look at my sig i have pics to the setup to get a better understanding but i have no compenents installed even the PSU is outside the case just the loop
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post #13 of 15
I'm probably in the minority, but it doesn't make much sense to me to leak test outside of the case. You'll have to dissassmeble then reassemble the components which to me just invalidates the leak test you just did.

I leak test with my components in ther final positions. Then I combine leak testing with bleeding.
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I'm probably in the minority, but it doesn't make much sense to me to leak test outside of the case. You'll have to dissassmeble then reassemble the components which to me just invalidates the leak test you just did.

I leak test with my components in ther final positions. Then I combine leak testing with bleeding.

I leak test in the case as well. I just unplug the mobo and video cards, then run a pin between the black and green on the 24pin connector. Okay, actually I use a spare PSU, but if I didn't have on that's what I would do.
    
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I generally don't leak test outside the case either; just run the pump only with no power to any of the other components in the case. If some water were to get on some un-powered components; you just have to make sure the component is completely dry before applying power to them (otherwise it could kill them)
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