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post #11 of 19
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the last item on the list is an adapter that can be added to the koolance 402x2 which turns into a series loop. Thus the added redundancy for safety and flow.
even with that adapter that res will not be good for your flow rates, despite using two pumps. because the res is split it will create weird pressure differences that will make the pumps fight each other.

I would recommended a different res/pump top setup for a dual pump single loop.
post #12 of 19
That series addition makes only one side of the res act as a res and the other side is just full of water, kind of like having more tubing.
 
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post #13 of 19
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even with that adapter that res will not be good for your flow rates, despite using two pumps. because the res is split it will create weird pressure differences that will make the pumps fight each other.

I would recommended a different res/pump top setup for a dual pump single loop.

http://martinsliquidlab.org/2011/02/...x2-rp-452x2/2/
     
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Yeah, Martin's positive reviews for the 402x2 and Septro's build log using it really hooked me. I believe it will work well.
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Yeah, Martin's positive reviews for the 402x2 and Septro's build log using it really hooked me. I believe it will work well.
I assume you're getting the Koolance version 1.1 reservoir and pipe.
     
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I assume you're getting the Koolance version 1.1 reservoir and pipe.
indeed. Saw that they addressed the filling issues with version 1.1

I'm curious, does anyone know if a rad shroud would fit with the MCR 320 and fans on the inside of the HAF X? The MCR 320 is a bit skinnier than a XSPC RX360 which just barely fits in a HAF X.
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I'm pretty new to this stuff, but from what I gather, you might be better off going a different route with the pumps and res. With that res, it looks like a lot of the loop pressure generated by the first pump will be lost as turbulence in the second part of the res. I would recommend going with a dedicated res and dual pump top that would direct the outlet flow from the first pump into the inlet of the second pump. Something like this:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/96...tl=c107s156b49

Like I said, I'm new to this, so I could be wrong. But it just seems like it makes more sense to me.
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post #18 of 19
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I'm pretty new to this stuff, but from what I gather, you might be better off going a different route with the pumps and res. With that res, it looks like a lot of the loop pressure generated by the first pump will be lost as turbulence in the second part of the res. I would recommend going with a dedicated res and dual pump top that would direct the outlet flow from the first pump into the inlet of the second pump. Something like this:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/96...tl=c107s156b49

Like I said, I'm new to this, so I could be wrong. But it just seems like it makes more sense to me.
Dude, have you even checked or looked up the performance of the Koolance reservoir? I posted it 4 posts up on this same page.

It seems everyone is dead set on NOT using two pumps or the Koolance reservoir.
     
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post #19 of 19
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Dude, have you even checked or looked up the performance of the Koolance reservoir? I posted it 4 posts up on this same page.

It seems everyone is dead set on NOT using two pumps or the Koolance reservoir.
Thanks. Was starting to get a little frustrated about the pump/res. I am pretty sure it will work and I have been doing my research.

Anyone have input other than the pump/res?
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