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How good are these Combo Reservoirs and Pumps ? is it batter getting a separate res and pump if yes which is the currently best res and pump I also have seen pumps that can be mounted on the bottom of a res or inside it this saves space instead of having the pump some where else and res some where else
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I use an XSPC dual 5.25 bay res that holds my swiftech MCP355 and it works amazingly well and looks quite good as well.
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I use an XSPC dual 5.25 bay res that holds my swiftech MCP355 and it works amazingly well and looks quite good as well.
You get good temps ? yea I heard these pumps are good I have seen the MCP655 also a good pump. Sorry a silly question did you fit the pump with screws inside that XSPC and did screws come with the pump or res ?
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the 655 has a higher flow rate, but the 355 has head room (works better when more pressure is needed in loops that have restrictions)
    
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the 655 has a higher flow rate, but the 355 has head room (works better when more pressure is needed in loops that have restrictions)
Yes, the XSPC res comes with the mounting screws and a gasket also. I have one gripe with that res. The small rubber grommets used to mount it in the 5.25 in bay. They aren't glued in, so if they stay there a while and you try to pry out the res, then the grommets stick to the metal and pop out. I've tried a number of things to get them back in but they never get back in proper.

It does do its job great however.
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You get good temps ? yea I heard these pumps are good I have seen the MCP655 also a good pump. Sorry a silly question did you fit the pump with screws inside that XSPC and did screws come with the pump or res ?
both the 355/35x (based of the Laing DDC) and the 655(based of the laing D5) are great pumps. The both are plenty powerful and quiet for a computer WCing loop. My temps are quite good and the XSPC does it's job quite well too. The res came with the screws needed to attach the pump to it as well. I don't remember it coming with an O ring, but the pump has one and I just used that.
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post #7 of 15
I've used both the EK D5 X-Res 140 and the Koolance RP452X2 and both were amazing! The koolance is nice because it holds 2 pumps and fits nicely into the drive bays.
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hi i am consider to change the pump and res also , because right now i am uisng xpsc pump/res came with rx360 , but if i switch to MCP655 , will i get better temp??
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both the 355/35x (based of the Laing DDC) and the 655(based of the laing D5) are great pumps. The both are plenty powerful and quiet for a computer WCing loop. My temps are quite good and the XSPC does it's job quite well too. The res came with the screws needed to attach the pump to it as well. I don't remember it coming with an O ring, but the pump has one and I just used that.
Sorry a noob question what is O ring and do you need it or them and what does it do ? does it go any where special like pump etc .... ?
post #10 of 15
Pumps don't make a huge difference in regards to temps. Pretty much if your pump moves more than a certain amount (i forget the exact number, but i want to say 1gal/min) there will be a negligible difference in temps.
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