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ok so my sig rigs been watercooled for about a year now and was thinking of getting a block for my mobo. so right now i have it set up so it goes res-pump-360 top rad-cpu-140 backrad-gpu-res. when i get my mobo waterblock should it go res-pump-360rad-cpu-140rad-mobo-gpu-res? what do you think. im getting this mobo waterblock http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=25769
so any suggestions for the best look and cooling power? also i have pictures of it in my album if you want to see what it looks like now to get an idea of what im working with. thanks
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It really doesn't matter than much. It just has to have the pump after the res.
    
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The order wouldn't matter that much. I would do it res>pump>360 rad>CPU>mobo>140 rad>gpu>res, but you can do whatever you want just so the pump is after the res.

That block is nice. My friend has it in his loop.
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yeah i know temp will even out but i want it to look nice and not have a ton of tubing everywhere. any one have a set up like this that they'd want to post a pic of or a link to?
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Loop order does not matter. As long as the pump is below the reservoir, you can set it up however you want.
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yeah i know temp will even out but i want it to look nice and not have a ton of tubing everywhere. any one have a set up like this that they'd want to post a pic of or a link to?
My friends loop is nice, but I don't have any pics.
It is in the order that I listed.
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post #7 of 7
Depends where you have the res and pump right now. If it's something like this:

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...n1550.jpg/sr=1

Where the res and pump are on the right side of the motherboard, then I would go:

Res>pump>cpu>360 rad>gpu>mobo>140.
    
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