Water

Forum discussion tagged with Water.
  1. [SOLVED] Water Contacted GPU (Through tower's top vent)

    Water got into my gaming Desktop and contacted the GPU. It was a freak accident. A little bit of water splashed over the side of the computer desk as I scrambled to grab the bottle. The monitor flashed a blue screen message that something was wrong and said it would reboot. It rebooted but then...
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    [SOLVED] Side panel water build up???

    There seems to be water building up in the tempered glass side panel of my case, is this bad? Idk how long it has been there, what could cause this? Can humidity cause this? It has been raining a lot recently and the air felt abnormally cold.
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    Question Kid spilled water onto top of pc case... diagnosing liquid cooler?

    Hi, bit of a disaster moment here, one of my kids tripped and spilled a cup of water directly on the top of my pc case, which has a top mounted corsair 100i v2 liquid cooler. I immediately ripped out the power cord and let it air dry for 24 hours. When I try turning it on now, it works fine...
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    Question Not sure what liquid cooler to buy

    So i want to buy a liquid cooler, but i dont know which one to get. ive looked at 2 aios. Arctic liquid freezer II 420 A-rgb - 137,85 euro Fractal lumen s36 rgb - 159,51 euro The performance difference ive seen in reviews is miniscule, so i either pay more for a better looking cooler...
  5. moonixly

    [SOLVED] Accidentally spilt a little bit of water on my PC.

    So my cat knocked over a cup of water and it spilt mostly 90% on my desk; however some fell on the top of my PC (It was on; but I instantly shut it down as I saw it happen). My PC has open holes at the top and then a second layer underneath where all the USB/ETHERNET cables connect before any of...
  6. Qazwaxman

    Question Spilled small amount of water on Desktop. Motherboard went from Q-Code to no longer booting

    Hi guys, last night i spilled half a cup of water and it ended up dripping onto y Desktop through a fan vent on top. I immediately turned of the system, opened it up ad wiped all the water out. I proceeded to tip it over and let it dry overnight. This morning i go attempt to turn it on and i...
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    [SOLVED] USB drive water and humidity resistance?

    Dear all I use DT50 16gb to backup important documents. When I store the USB drives, I roll paper towel around the USB drives and put them in a sealed plastic bag. My questions are: Can humidity penetrate the plastic casing and damage the intertal parts of the USB drive? Can water penetrate...
  8. Pelletonin

    [SOLVED] Spilled water on laptop, still working fine.

    So I recently spilled some water on my laptop. It wasn't too much, but enough to cover half the trackpad and a few of the keys. I immediately wiped it off but did not flip it over and (very stupidly) didn't turn it off. Strangely enough though, it still continued to work, and later testing...
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    [SOLVED] EKWB D5 ok to run at 100% always (PWM unplugged) if noise is not bothersome?

    Hello! I have a GPU only watercool loop that I installed this weekend (EK CPU AIO) that is comprised of the EK 3080 special block, corsair 360mm, and 360mm FLT d5/res combo. I did not have the PWM in for leak testing/filling which I have read means it is set to 100%. I have now been using the...
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    Question Two or three very small water droplets got splashed on bottom of laptop screen ?

    I dropped my water bottle on the floor and it kind of splashed upwards all over my table including very little water droplets on the bottom of my screen while it was asleep. I wiped off water with microfiber cloth from the bottom of my screen as fast as I could and I don't see anymore water, I...
  11. [SOLVED] Water Cooling Loop Review

    Hey guys, I would like your opinions on my water cooling loop layout. Thanks
  12. brendenmill

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 3600 super high temps, lots of airflow @ AIO.

    I am at a total loss. I built my PC less than a year ago and a couple weeks ago, it starting performing very poorly and restarting every minute or so. Eventually I got a BSOD. Error code was Critical System Failure I believe. After trying system restore and startup repair, nothing worked. I kept...
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    [SOLVED] Issues with MSI B560M FDH-Pro

    Hi All, NEED HELP! I just installed a new MSI B560M FDH-Pro motherboard, with an Intel i7 11700KF. I have a brand new m.2 drive (Kingston - SKC2500M8/250G) installed, a 1TB SSD (Samsung 2.5" 860 QVO - from the old PC - wiped) Installed Windows 10 on the m.2 drive and started installing Steam...
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    [SOLVED] Spilled water on Monitor -

    Hi everyone, TLDR: Got water dripped on my monitor in a way that it went all inside while it was off. Tried to dry it with a blower + vacuum cleaner for 30 mins each in all openings. Placed it in the sun with its back to it for 30 mins until it got too hot. It's now been 24 hours, is it safe...
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    Question Laptop crashed and won't start anymore

    Pict. 1 Pict. 2 Pict. 3 Hello everyone, after a series of unfortunate PC breakdowns it also hit my laptop yesterday. I was working on it when it suddenly went into a bluescreen (p. 1). After restarting it went into the same bluescreen but this time with some more features (p. 2)...
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    [SOLVED] Water pump

    Hi all i need some help. this is my first time building a water cooled pc. I installed everything has you can see in the pictures, below, i having an Issue with water pump location. the i have 2 types on pumps and they are both to big to go next to the ram or the othe side of the Gpu. I was...
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    [SOLVED] Best Cooler for overclocking the I7-7700K?

    Hello, guys! I'd like to get a new cooler to overclock my I7-7700k. But I don't know which to pick. Preferably one around 50 euros and max 70 euros. And should I get air or water cooling? I know the I7-7700k generates a lot of heat so if a more expensive one is worth buying, I probably will...
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    Question 5 key getting spammed despite disconecting the keyboard from the MB

    tl;dr: the "5" key keeps getting spammed on my laptop even after I disconnect the keyboard ribbon cable from the MB. Is this a keyboard problem or something else? So i have a Lenovo Legion Y520. Spilled like a spoon of water on the numpad. Dried it fast the best I could. Keyboard was acting...
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    [SOLVED] Spilled water on floor by cords...

    Hello, I spilled some water on my floor and most of it got in my carpet and floor, and some of it touched my electrical cord/extension cord that connects to my surge protector. It was only a little bit of water, but a little bit of water got on a electrical cord but I think I cleaned it up...
  20. Florida_Man

    [SOLVED] Spilt some water on mouse, now scroll wheel isnt working.

    About 2.5 hours ago i spilt some water on my mouse and mousepad. Thankfully most of it got on my mousepad, but some of it hit the mouse. I Immediately took it out of the usb and opened it up. I found a little bit of water in there, but not alot. Dried that out. But when i plugged it in about 30...
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    [SOLVED] Phanteks P400A D-RGB or NZXT H510i

    Hey guys, I am just about to build myself a brand new gaming pc and am having a bit of trouble coming to a final decision about my case. As the title suggested I am tossing up between the Phanteks P400A D-RGB and the NZXT H510i. I understand that cases and aesthetics are personal preference...
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    Question Water spilt on pc tower

    Hi, so I had spilt a cup of water and around 1/8 of the water went into the top of the pc, I turned it off immediately and sprung into action, I took of the glass from the sides and dried everything I possibly could, everything is running, my graphics card turns on and glows, along with the fans...
  23. johnnyt020

    Question What is causing water/liquid droplets to form on glass panel of pc case?

    I've cleaned the glass panel at least 3 different times now and each time by the end of the day I can begin to see small droplets form again. Absolutely no water cooling components are inside my build, I have a 2080 super, Ryzen 7 3700x, no droplets found on any of the components, just on the...
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    [SOLVED] First Custom Loop. Need help with components.

    Hello looking for help with what parts to buy for a custom water loop i really like the style and look of corsair and TT i need all of the below CPU Waterblock Pump + Tube + Top cover Pump holder bracket 480mm Rads 60mm thick Fittings Tubes Liquid some sites say plex some say copper some...
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    Question How much does intake / outake effect cpu water cooler?

    So I am looking at the Lian Li PCO11 Dynamic Case with the Corsair 150i Pro CPU Cooler (switching the ML fans for LL). However with this case & using LL fans it seems the only option is for the CPU Radiator to be used as outtake at the side or top. So wondering how the CPU cooling would be if it...
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    [SOLVED] L9A vs 120mm AIO?

    Doing a mini-itx build in the FTZ01 and I am not sure whether an AIO would even perform better than a Noctua L9A. I am located in Australia where the L9A is $79 AUD. The cheapest AIO is the ID-Cooling Frostflow X 120 at $69 AUD but I haven't really seen anyone using that brand. A Corsair H55 is...
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    Question CPU Cooling fan stopped spinning?

    I have an Intel i7-6700k @ 4.00 GHz Skylake. It looks like the little fan that sits atop the processor on the water cooling device stopped spinning. Tried cleaning it, compressed air, q-tips with alcohol, removed the blade and cleaned the gunk where it spins, etc. It started running one day...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with Logitech Mouse not working after water exposure

    Its a G700 Mouse and it started to double click.. I was frusterated (did not know it was a known manufacturing issue) I decided to open it up to clean, then I sparayed some cheap cleaning agent made for electronics, It said " Evaporates quickly, Leaves no residue".. I Left it for an hour. Put...
  29. richiestang_78

    Question Copper Pipe Tubing?

    I know people have done copper pipe tubing and it can be a pain to bend the pipes. I know you can buy softer copper that is more malleable but even then it seems like more trouble then its worth. My question is could you solder on fittings for bends and such, or would the solder used cause...
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    [SOLVED] Fix Water Damaged GPU

    Is there any way I can fix my water damaged GPU? I spilled water on it while running, powering off the pc. I immediately took the card out, carefully got as much water as I could off, and left it to dry for a couple days. No longer works as intended showing extremely low resolution and green...
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    [SOLVED] Spilled small amount of water on PC

    PC had small amount of water spilled on it and now it will turn on but will not display to my monitor specs: (if needed) EVGA 1060 3gb G4560 16GB 2133MHz ram
  32. jwcrellin

    [SOLVED] Open Loop Fluid Level Dropping

    Hi all, i need some advice. Last month I got an EKWB A360-G Kit and got it all installed and running great. Temps are stellar, especially GPU temps. Trouble is the fluid level in the res drops ever so slightly every week. Probably only a couple of milliliters at a time but over the course of a...
  33. Question Need help identifying custom loop tube size, fittings

    Hey, this is quite an amateur question but I want to upgrade this loop (done by a shop in 2013) to have a 2nd radiator and actually redo the tubing aso. I think the tubing is 19,1/12,7mm Tygon E3603 ? or something like a weird 16mm/10mm Tygon E3603 ? The 90° angled compression fittings seem...
  34. alexmchang

    Question I9 9900ks temperatures

    Hi guys Just finished my custom loop over the weekend for my i9 9900ks. Running stress tests such as aida64, at stock 5.0ghz, i was seeing temps into the high 80s. In prime95 it was mid to high 70s. Just wondering if this is a normal temp for this cpu with a custom loop. I've read it's a hot...
  35. Senortortilla829

    Question My cooler will not fit into my motherboard.

    My case is an InWin 703 Mid tower. I am using an evga closed loop cpu cooler which is 120mm. My motherboard is the ROG STRIX X570-F Gaming motherboard. I am having trouble putting the cooler in because it will not lock onto the backplate. The cooler will fit perfectly onto the motherboard screws...
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    Question Can Clean Cooling Components w/ Water?

    Silly question. If I remove my CPU Heatsink, VRM heat sinks, GPU Heatsink and fans and all my fans from my case. Then proceeded to run them under water and brush them gently with a toothbrush. Dry them with a hair dryer and some Q-Tips and let them set for a day or two. Would they all work...
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    Question Masterliquid awful buzzing

    Hey guys, i bought a masterliquid 240 lite and it is great and all but... WHAT the hell is This sound coming from the cooler? View: https://soundcloud.com/hugo-braga-346216624/untitled Is it because its new or its something broken?
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    Question Corsair H115i platinum vs pro vs NZXT x62 for i7 9700K?

    Hello, so I've chose 9700k instead of 9900k again, now i'm deciding between these 3 AIO coolers. Corsair's H115i pro and H115i Platinum vs NZXT Kraken X62. Which one is the best? Every site so far that i've seen reviews it's different. Somewhere is better kraken on the other sites corsair...
  39. CodeZ1LLa

    Question Is there'll be any benefit to run the loop this way?

    I need advice. I have the next parts: "D5" from Alphacool XSPC Raystorm Pro EK-FC1080 GTX TF6 HWLabs 480GTX HWLabs 420GTS Alphacool XT45 360. They are currently connected in series: Pump ===> XSPC CPU ===> EKWB GPU ===> Alphacool XT45 360 ===> HWLabs 420GTS ===> Res. GPU OCed to the limit but...
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    [SOLVED] Wet Storage Drives

    After a spill, a little water dripped onto the storage, I was wondering 1 : why the computer turns on, then even though I did nothing, it turns off. I was wondering if the small amount of drops of water on the cords, probably shorting it, would damage the memory data, making the memory data...