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post #11 of 32
I don't worry much any more. I left my most recent mini-loop immediately running overnight, and don't even have my tubing clamped. However, you could just wait to max out your overclock if you don't feel comfortable running p95 unsupervised yet.
post #12 of 32
I don't think it's gonna leak or anything.. You won't be able to avoid that even when you are there. Stop thinking about it and just leave it on. Compression fittings all the way
Edited by Lune - 1/26/11 at 10:46am
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post #13 of 32
Yeah, but returning home to a flooded computer is somewhat worse than flipping the switch at a single water droplet. I would recommend holding off until he's comfortable with his loop being leak-proof.

And I still don't understand why people like compression fittings so much. They aren't better.
post #14 of 32
or just go with a h70?
post #15 of 32
I leave mine on just about all the time. I hooked my pump RPM sensor to the mobo CPU header and set it up in the BIOS to shutdown if the pump shuts off.
Other than that ive never even thought about it leaking.
Once you WC for a few months you tend to treat it just like an aircooled build.
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post #16 of 32
no loop is 100% leak proof, stuff just happens. Still, both my WC PC's run nearly 24/7, day/night, no matter if I'm at home or not, usually handbrake encoding or boinc/folding. Never had any issues. Guess I was lucky ;-)

Anyway, I liked that CoreTemp idea further up in the post, never thought of that. Will activate coretemp to shut off the pc if it does for some reason, fail.
    
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post #17 of 32
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Yeah, but returning home to a flooded computer is somewhat worse than flipping the switch at a single water droplet. I would recommend holding off until he's comfortable with his loop being leak-proof.

And I still don't understand why people like compression fittings so much. They aren't better.
Good luck getting a leak with 7/16 tubbing with 1/2 compression fittings..they match so well
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post #18 of 32
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no loop is 100% leak proof, stuff just happens.
Sounds like your doing something wrong. Ive only ever had one leak and it was caught before the pump was even switched on. Since then ive redone my loop maybe 4-5 times and never had one leak in about 2 years.
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post #19 of 32
Ive caused myself my own work, in the maintenance biz we call it job security, anywho, I moved my fill line some while moving my case and it backed off a fitting and started a very small leak... **** happens I suppose, mind you I check the loop from time to time anyways, due to the case not having a transparent/acrylic side panel.

In this case it took almost 4 hours before I noticed the leak it was so small, but the more that leaked the more that wanted to leak... as it goes 1oz of prevention = 1lb of cure.
 
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post #20 of 32
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or just go with a h70?



custom loop > H70
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