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post #11 of 21
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That's exactly how my pump is sounding ! But I can hear it a foot away easy. Maybe because the case is not covered up yet - not sure.
Late last night about 2am I developed a leak right where the fitting screws into the res for the return line. Maybe I shook it loose. This morning I tighten it down and re-started the pump. So far so good.
I do have lots of bubbles still coming out - tiny ones. When I tilt towards the left side and shake, I hear some sloshing in the rad and the GPU blocks. I am guessing those are air pockets that need to come out.
Question: I noticed that where the pump inlet is, there is a decent size air bubble. It is like there is a chamber inside the res from where the pump sucks in water. There is a good size bubble at the top of that chamber. No matter what I do, that bubble will NOT shake loose. Just wondering if this is normal.
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post #12 of 21
When I got my kit, I fitted it together, checked it all over, filled it up, turned my pump on to prime the pipes, turned off, filled up more, turned on with repeated process. and it was 100% silent..... 100% bled now, 0% bubbles, except for 1 tiny air bubble in my res which is hard to remove.

Result = Complete silence with my Radiator nice and hot got it so hot once that I couldent touch it
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by Atomfix View Post
When I got my kit, I fitted it together, checked it all over, filled it up, turned my pump on to prime the pipes, turned off, filled up more, turned on with repeated process. and it was 100% silent..... 100% bled now, 0% bubbles, except for 1 tiny air bubble in my res which is hard to remove.

Result = Complete silence with my Radiator nice and hot got it so hot once that I couldent touch it
You lucky bastard. I am sending a ninja your way to steal your pump.

Mine is definitely loud. Sounds just like the video in one of the post above, but louder.
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post #14 of 21
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Bump. Added video in original post. Need your opinion guys.
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post #15 of 21
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I am such a sad panda.....all excited about my water cooling and now this...should I keep running the loop or just wrap everything up until I get a replacement pump?
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post #16 of 21
I have 2 of these pumps and I cant hear them over my fans... Even with no fans on they are just a tiny hum that I can barely hear over my grumbling stomach

Make sure you use teflon tape on your fittings where they screw into the acrylic to avoid any leaks.

My 2 xspc res/pumps have been runiing 24/7 for almost a year now with 0 issues. I love these little things
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post #17 of 21
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Got teflon tape in all of the fittings. I got no leaks except for a tiny leak at the initial stage - just needed the fitting to be tighten down. But my pump is LOUD for sure. I can head the darn thing from outside the room with door closed. I am gonna cry........
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post #18 of 21
YEa definitely sounds like you got a bad one. Dont get discouraged thoguh, they shuld replace it and you will be pleased with the results you will get from a "good" one
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post #19 of 21
Yeah sorry man you just got a bad pump =/ . I had one a little louder than that one, contacted XSPC and they replaced it and now it is a humming sound. With my fans i cannot hear it at all. Even without fans its still not audible like 1 feet away.
post #20 of 21
It'll quiet down, mine did.
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