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Well actually it already happened like a month ago.
And its dead frown.gif
But what im asking is if theres something i can buy, like a gpu cover i dunno but...
Like new ATI video cards that if you look good you can see most of them are protected, only the gpu socket area is openned.

And thanks chunky smile.gif
    
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Its fairly obvious you need to test for leaks before closing it all up and letting it run... Even with a backplate it wont matter if its leaked on the right spot. I had a leak setting mine up and all I did was dry it off and had to take it out and spilled water on both cards and fixed the leak then dried em off with a towel and ran the loop for a bit longer getting the air out and its all good now. All my hardware is alive and well.
    
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post #13 of 16
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Hey guys!
My liquid killed my gpu cuz of leak...
My question is if there is any way to protect the gpu from leaks?
i mean if there is leak so it wont hit the gpu.
Like PCIE thingy that can do it?

thanks!
Have you ever though of investing in compression fitting?
They are very good for no leaks if you use them right.

Teflon tape?
Clamps?
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To avoid water damaging your components I suggest you use peanut butter in your loop.
 
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post #15 of 16
The best leak protection is to oversize your fittings (1/2" fittings with 7/16"ID tubing), use worm clamps, and think about gravity. With external setups, you can potentially place 90% of all potential leak points outside of your case or below the electronics.

Leaks happen to most people who water cool sooner or later....risk is part of the excitement..
    
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post #16 of 16
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Ye right hehe.
Well actually, the leaks started after like a week of running the system.
I did the leak test and everything was alright...
    
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