Air in the Water Cooling System

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Joined: 03/21/2011
Posts: 32

Hello there,

I recently had to disconnect my PC for other reasons, but when I reconnected it, I found there was air in the water cooling system. Is there any way to fix this or do I just have to get a new water cooling system? And will it ruin the system?

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Joined: 09/12/2003
Posts: 1275

I am assuming this is a pre-filled system?

A small amount of air will in general end up at the top of the system. If this is the radiator, this is just fine and won't largely impede the system from doing its job. If your pump is higher, you risk creating a suction block (water won't flow), or if the water block is highest you can create inefficient heat pickup.

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