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post #21 of 32
If your loop is definitely secure and without leaks, then the only potential problem left is pump failure. This can happen any time, whether you're there or not, and even if you are present, then you may be in a nice loud game/movie at the time, and not notice the slight noise drop from your rig.
Overheat protection rules. Monitor pump rpms, and cpu temps, and have the rig setup to auto shutdown if they get too high.
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post #22 of 32
I do it all the time. How else is one to torrent stuff up and down?
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post #23 of 32
I leave my pc on 12 hours a day. No problem so far.
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post #24 of 32
I cant honestly tell you when my computer has been off. (hardware swaps excluded)

Like everyone said if your loop would leak it would have happened already. Dont sweat it.
    
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post #25 of 32
you should check out http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...leak-club.html maybe this will ease your mind
post #26 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xristo View Post
I wouldnt leave it on , not if its custom loop . My h50 is on all the time , that doesnt leak though ...
You know the h50 has leaked a few times so its not 100% safe nothing is 100% but i feel safe enugh to leave my pc on 24/7. Same thing could happen on air fans die and eventualy the pc would overheat and shutdown same thing with water if it overheats its going to shutdown if you leak tested you shouldnt have any problems with leaks.
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post #27 of 32
My system is on 24/7 on. No problem what so ever. I once forgot the pump off and temps started to increase the the system shut down once CPU hit 75C ~ 90C core temps.
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post #28 of 32
Yep, I leave mine on 24/7. Do as others have said, and just have the computer on shutdown if temps reach a certain level in case of pump failure.
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post #29 of 32
Open 3389 on your router so you can remote in to monitor temps...
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post #30 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
Open 3389 on your router so you can remote in to monitor temps...
Or better, port 22.

Although it shouldn't need to opened manually anyways.

SSH is an awesome way to do things.
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