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    Drain it?

    Hello,

    I'm off to a LAN soon and wondered if it's better to drain my water loop or just leave it filled. As long as all the components are secured and immovable, it should be ok filled, no? The case will be on the back seat, upright and held in using the seat belt, would it be better flat in the boot? Most forces then would be in the plane of the motherboard and not acting against it.

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    I know the times I have moved my machine, Stockport - Glossop, I have just left the water in. It may get a little bit of air in the loop from the res but it should clear it self. I always put my machine on the back seat with a belt on, its the safest way tbh.

    Just make sure it doesnt block the whole system as mine managed to do that once and I only noticed when the machine turned itself off. :|

    Lesson learned I guess ALWAYS check the water loop make sure its flowing properly.
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    i presume your resorvoir is inside case

    mine is outside so i have to drain and seperate my rocket to move it a little bit of a pain

    although if it's all built in you should haveno probs moving it at all

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