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Old 09-19-09, 06:06 PM   #1
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Question is it ok to lay your case on its side after installing a water cooling kit?

I just install a water cooling kit on my Desktop and its pretty much bare just the kit to see if they are any leaks. So i am wondering if its ok to lay my case on its side to install the MB and so on.... I have a thermaltake 850I water cooling kit just wanted to ask before i start laying it on the side.... and have it get ruin or the other components

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Old 09-19-09, 08:26 PM   #2
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ummm , why would you think that it would not be OK?
Its hard to put a MB in any other way.
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Old 09-19-09, 08:57 PM   #3
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Default Re: is it ok to lay your case on its side after installing a water cooling kit?

Not sure what type of WC cooling you have. The setup I had would get water bubbles really badly if I tipped it on it's side, but it was only in one direction.

I'm not well experienced with water so I'll let others comment on their setups.
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Old 09-19-09, 11:50 PM   #4
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ummm , why would you think that it would not be OK?
Its hard to put a MB in any other way.
...... dont know afraid coolant might come out of the tank or damage any component ???? lol
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Old 09-20-09, 11:36 AM   #5
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Default Re: is it ok to lay your case on its side after installing a water cooling kit?

I always take mine out even with it sitting up, no problem for me, and putting it in.
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Old 09-22-09, 01:29 PM   #6
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Default Re: is it ok to lay your case on its side after installing a water cooling kit?

I guess if you remounted the tank all would be fine, I would guess that laying down would cause less stress on the pump.
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