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post #11 of 21
watercooling is only as mobile as the owner makes it, personally, ive travelled with mine from canada to florida in the back of my car, no issues as long as its upright and your tubing is on properly
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post #12 of 21
I still go places with my system, it weighs 60lbs :|
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Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post
watercooling is only as mobile as the owner makes it, personally, ive travelled with mine from canada to florida in the back of my car, no issues as long as its upright and your tubing is on properly
Good to hear.
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post #14 of 21
Just try to keep it as vertical as possible so no air goes to the rest of your loop from the res.
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post #15 of 21
I have no problem transporting mine. It's been to a few lans and no problems at all. I just make sure to bring a dolly with me. Your waterloop should be airtight so should be no worries about leaking no matter the case's orientation in the vehicle
 
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post #16 of 21
i've taken my system to lan partys with no trouble at all
I always inspect it before hooking it up once I get there but
if everything is internal to the case and secure you should have no issues at all
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post #17 of 21
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Ok thanks guys. Hopefully I will be able to go water cooling soon.
post #18 of 21
like everyone else said, its fine, though if you have an 800D like i do, youll want to move as least as possible.. frak its sooo heavy i think im gonna invest in a Trolley
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trget View Post
like everyone else said, its fine, though if you have an 800D like i do, youll want to move as least as possible.. frak its sooo heavy i think im gonna invest in a Trolley
Trolley is the only way I can move mine. It's just too awkward to carry otherwise for any distance. Handles would solve the problem of needing a dolly tho.
 
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post #20 of 21
With WCing, Corsair hit is big a few years ago by offering the Nautilus 500 external kit.

It has quick disconnects to allow the computer case to be portable while the WCing unit fit into a bag to take to LAN parties. The unit had the pump, RES, RAD together which is most of the weight in WCing.

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