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So I am leak testing my first WC loop. I was just wondering if my water level looks okay.



Also Is it normal to hear the water flowing into the gpu blocks. It not really lound just sounds like flowing water.

Also the pump sounds like its getting air bubbles once and a while. Whats the best way to make sure air bubbles are out. I tried shaking the case back and forth.

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The gpu block sounds are most likely air bubbles flowing through your loop. The best way to get rid of the air bubbles is to run the loop with the fill port unplugged for an hour or two.

Edit: As for water levels...you just want to make sure that the water level is high enough so that the pump is sucking in any air. Keep in mind that as your loop bleeds out air the water level will drop a little as well.
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Sabertooth doesn't look too shabby /w water. As for the loop I'd do what akimbo suggested and leave the fill unplugged for a bit. And I wouldn't suggest shaking the case, but rather tilting it for a few seconds in one angle and then the other, two rads in the same loop need some bleeding.

Also, post what you're using in your loop. pump/res/rads etc.
Edited by 7ranslucen7 - 4/13/11 at 3:17pm
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Sabertooth doesn't look to shabby /w water. As for the loop I'd do what akimbo suggested and leave the fill unplugged for a bit. And I wouldn't suggest shaking the case, but rather tilting it for a few seconds in one angle and then the other, two rads in the same loop need some bleeding.

Also, post what you're using in your loop. pump/res/rads etc.
XPSC Dual Bay Res
Swiftech MP355 Pump
EK Supreme HF CPU Block
EK Block Serial 3-Slot
EK GTX580 Blocks
RS 240mm Rad
Phobya 200mm Rad


I opened up the fill port... ill let it run a while + rep for the help.
Edited by Krymore - 4/13/11 at 3:25pm
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