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post #1 of 10
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Hey guys,
I have the system below (in my sig) setup with 1/2" ID tubing and all that. Well, I have noticed that I lose quite a bit of water in about two weeks. its so weird. I know I am not leaking but sure enough, my T-line is empty and my pump gets super loud. Its kinda annoying. does this mean I have to get a radiator? How does everyone else do this?
    
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post #2 of 10
this means the water level is too low...id turn off the system and fill it a lot more...squeeze the tubing to help the water too, just like squeeze and let go, make sure everything is tight too.
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post #3 of 10
You did remember to cap the T-line, I hope?
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does this mean I have to get a radiator
I hope you mean reservoir!
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post #5 of 10
I hiope he means res too.....

What kind of tubing do you use, because if you have thin walled vinyl or alot of tubing, it will actually evaporate through the tubing.....
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post #6 of 10
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I hiope he means res too.....

What kind of tubing do you use, because if you have thin walled vinyl or alot of tubing, it will actually evaporate through the tubing.....
I was thinking about evaporation too.
killnine, what are your CPU idle and load temps ?

As others have posted above... I hope you have a radiator in that setup of yours !
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post #7 of 10
Sounds like either your water is evaporating, or there are air bubbles in your system that are slowly escaping.
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post #8 of 10
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Yeah, yeah. I meant reservoir, not radiator. I have a dual 120mm rad right now.

I think that actually small air bubbles are coming out and making the water level drop. And then by the time almost all are out, the water level is low enough to start sucking air back into the system. I will keep filling it regularly each day and see if that does the trick.

I am using clearflex 1/2" ID tubing.

Yes, I am closing up the T-line, as well.
    
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post #9 of 10
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Yeah, so, I was leaking a small amount of water from my Video card. Luckily, no water got on my X800. Unfortunately, a puddle got on my sound card >.<. It must have happened earlier this week because when I way playing Oblivion, it was making some strange noises and I thought it was from video card heat so I stopped playing. Guess this was it, it corroded one of the inductors pretty bad but it still works. =\\
    
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post #10 of 10
wow! you're a lucky one! what fluid are you using?
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