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post #1 of 31
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Alright..

Look like ive finished. Time to test leaks.. before i do i need some advice on..

1- How much i fill the reservoir ?
2- I have the PTNuke similar additive.. when do i need to add this ?
3- Any more advices ?

I am using the RASA 750 kit.

Thanks and wish me luck ! smile.gif
    
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post #2 of 31
1-2 drops per 1 liter of water
after filling the loop

I am just trying to cover the bases, with the kit has a 24 pin adapter to jump start the PSU so you can have nothing else connected to power the pump...do that -_-

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Yeah i have the 24 pin adapter. Also i am using the dazmod protector which is 100ml that i need to add to the loop to treat 1 to 2 liter.
    
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post #4 of 31
Just fill up the res, turn on the pump with the power adapter, then when the res gets low, turn off the pump and fill it back up. keep doing that till it stops going down, and then just let it run for a while until you are confident everything is good to go. Just put a drop or two of the biocide in the res once it is full.

I only leak tested for a few hours. Just make sure all your fittings are plenty tight, and you should be good. The way I made sure my fittings where tight was, I tightened them down to the point of touching the Oring, then once they go there, I turned them about 3/4 of another turn, just enough to make the o-ring squish down a little bit.

Once the O-ring has been squished a little bit, the fitting is tight enough. Then make sure all your tubes are on good, and you clamps are tight.
post #5 of 31
Same question i asked today fill your res to the max you can get it smile.gif

mines just past the 12HR mark smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by rushino;13099742 
Yeah i have the 24 pin adapter. Also i am using the dazmod protector which is 100ml that i need to add to the loop to treat 1 to 2 liter.

You really don't need that stuff for a pure copper loop, you only need a biocide to prevent algea.
that protector is for a mixed metal loop.
those kind of additives can reduce your cooling power.
post #7 of 31
For filling a loop:

Fill res with water till its almost full.
Using the paperclip trick you can run your pump without hooking it up to you mobo.
Power on untill the water level approaches the inlet of the pump then power off.
Refill res and repeat until full.

Then you can tilt the case in different orientations to remove stuck air bubbles which will lower the water level so you will have to add more water.

PT nuke can be added at any time. Can pre-add it before filling. Or add it after.
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post #8 of 31
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Well it seem its a protector that actually protect against corrosion.. (which may be unneeded in my case) which also prevent algea and help the heat transfer. Its a home made product for watercooling which has been recommanded to me since i am in Canada. It should do as well as anything..
    
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post #9 of 31
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All went good.. it seem. But the pump is rather loud.. sometime it is and sometime it is not.. well its not that loud but we can almost hear a generator. Any idea ? I do believe its because of the bubble.. but its hard to make them going out..
    
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post #10 of 31
i would run it for full24hours before connecting it up to the other parts again, i had my first leak after 4hours and the second i found after like 17hours, had to take the loop apart to fix it,
get the air bubbles out of the blocks by rocking the case now and then they will be gone after entering the reservoir after some time
    
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