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How much to fill in the Reservior?

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I have a XSPC Rasa 240mm kit.

Question is, How much are you supposed to fill up the loop? I literally have no air gaps in my reservior and is topped 100% up with water, Does there need to be a little bit of air inside?
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No, in fact, if you keep the air out its a little quieter.
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I do leave a little space at the top of my EK spin-bay reservoir, but that's because I like the pretty waterfall effect. If you are filling your reservoir all the way to the top, be sure not to open it while your pump is running, or you may have water pushed out! (Don't ask me how I know this )
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Originally Posted by HAF_wit View Post
I do leave a little space at the top of my EK spin-bay reservoir, but that's because I like the pretty waterfall effect. If you are filling your reservoir all the way to the top, be sure not to open it while your pump is running, or you may have water pushed out! (Don't ask me how I know this )
*Cough* How do you know this? *Cough*

haha, Cheerz guys.

There is a tiny bubble of air in the res, but it's maxed with water out to be honest
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Originally Posted by Atomfix View Post
*Cough* How do you know this? *Cough*

haha, Cheerz guys.

There is a tiny bubble of air in the res, but it's maxed with water out to be honest
Lol, let's just say I make it a habit to have several towels nearby when playing with fittings/caps in a water cooled system. I've given myself and my case a bath on accident a few times when learning the basics, such as opening a full res with a high-flow pump on.
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