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Noises in Water Cooler

alexbali

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I've had this computer for a few years now, and it's began making noises in what I assume is the water cooler. Originally the pump was full but now there looks like there's a bit of air in it, and I'm not really sure what to do. This is a pre-built PC and I don't know anything about how to fix things like actual hardware, refill, or things like that and I'm looking for some advice.
About 5 or so years ago the pump had bust and leaked fluid on the PC, though that was repaired and I haven't had a problem since.
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This is my cooling device, though I'm not certain on the actual name of it.
 
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I would call the company to come and take a look at it -- hardline water tubing is a PITA to deal with and the only way to replace that pump is to take the loop apart.

Edit - as far as the pump model that looks like a normal D5 pump in a brushed aluminum housing.
 
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Alright. Thanks. As one more question, is it possible for this to have another breach and break the PC again?
 

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Alright. Thanks. As one more question, is it possible for this to have another breach and break the PC again?
That's always possible.
 
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If I were you I would just get an AIO Cooler, take the whole system liquid cooling system out, with the graphics card, put the AIO in and get a filler card for the time being (something cheap and used).

If the system really is 5 years old then a used 5700xt would be a massive upgrade anyways - sell the old card on ebay or something after you disassemble the loop OUTSIDE of the system and then not worry about it forever going forward. It will be way easier to upgrade/maintain -- might not look as cool but will be safer/easier.

Or you can always disassemble the loop and fix the pump -- that will take more time but you will then know how to build and maintain hard tubing water systems.
 

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Update- Before we could get it checked out, one of the tubes came loose and a bit of the fluid leaked out. It's being looked over to see if we can get it repaired here due to it being made in the United Kingdom.
 
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