Watering the System:
With all the tubes connected it was time to fill the system with some water.
Not your ordinary tap water, using distilled water in combination with antifreeze
(optionally you can add redline water-wetter in the mix, together with the previous
Distilled water and some antifreeze will be cooling my CPU
Thanks to a very good explanation in the supplied manuals I had
no major problems filling the tubes, although for one part of the instructions
I suggest calling someone to help you out.
Using a "bleed" system, Qpower doesn't need a reservoir , they use
sleek plastic valves to get all the air out of the system.
Valves position to fill the system
then the bleeding starts
finally you close the upper valves and the system is working without air
in the tubes!
Using this theory I started off
my assistant started the "slurp until tubes are filled" ritual
We then started the pump and moved the case from side to side
to release all the air from the system
At first the pump made a lot of noise, but after awhile the water
got into all the little corners of the system, and it quieted down ALOT. With
only the pump running the system is silent. You barely hear it humming.
I let the system run for a good 30min checking for leaks. I turned the case
around, and put it on it's back (to install mobo), that was the moment I noticed
water laying on the table. At first I freaked out, checking all the tubes and
connections for a leak. I couldn't find one, I toweled everything dry and waited
for new water to "appear". Only then I realized that by putting the
system on its side I made the valves used for the bleeding system lose the water
that was still in there. Problem solved! Hey, we were all n00bs once! :)
With no worries left I prepared to install my system into the