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I eventually want to replace my stock XSPC pump/res combo for something stronger as it is noticeably working harder with my new WC components.

My loop is this:

rs360
rx120 x2
rasa CPU block
MCW82 x2
X2O 750 12V Pump/Reservoir
90 degree enzotech fittings x3
45 degree enzotech fittings x2
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I'm looking for something that can effectively push water through my loop while remaining very quiet. Lowering temps will be a bonus, but having a quality pump that's near silent is my goal if possible.

A pump and bay res combo would be preferable to a cylinder res.
Edited by Annex - 8/22/11 at 7:36pm
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post #2 of 16
idk ive never had any problem with noise with my 655

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=27998

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3112
Edited by knoxy_14 - 8/22/11 at 7:34pm
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Thanks for the recommendation.

Also, I'm using 1/2" barbs throughout my entire loop with 7/16 tubing.. I know some pumps don't support 1/2" barbs natively, so I'd definitely like to make sure that the pump I get does.
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Originally Posted by Annex View Post
Thanks for the recommendation.

Also, I'm using 1/2" barbs throughout my entire loop with 7/16 tubing.. I know some pumps don't support 1/2" barbs natively, so I'd definitely like to make sure that the pump I get does.
you take off the end of the pump with the nozzles and it goes in the res then you put 1/2" barbs or 7/16 on the res
Edited by knoxy_14 - 8/22/11 at 7:47pm
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post #5 of 16
MCP655 quieter so far in all the pumps i have, get a top for it and you are set.
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655(D5) have native 1/2 inlet/outlet ,as for quite,there is thin line between motor noise (DDC) and vibration(D5) ,i own 2xD5's and 1 DDC 3.25 (PMP-400) ..most will tell you D5 generates less noise but the one i have PMP-400+Aqua top is dead silent compared to D5 in my opinion ,it's all about how you mount/decoupled the pump ,you can't go wrong with one or another

EDIT if you want silent ...you want res/pump separated
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655(D5) have native 1/2 inlet/outlet ,as for quite,there is thin line between motor noise (DDC) and vibration(D5) ,i own 2xD5's and 1 DDC 3.25 (PMP-400) ..most will tell you D5 generates less noise but the one i have PMP-400+Aqua top is dead silent compared to D5 in my opinion ,it's all about how you mount/decoupled the pump ,you can't go wrong with one or another
yeah i forgot to mention i put 655 on the foam pad they supply with it
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post #8 of 16
another one for the MCP 655. Have mine and its quiet. plenty of head pressure too
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yeah i forgot to mention i put 655 on the foam pad they supply with it
Egg-Crate-Foam will give best results all tho i have my DDC lying on side + soft foam that came with EK water-block
    
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post #10 of 16
The Jingway 1200 pumps (sold as DD CPX-Pro / EK DCP 4.0) are slightly less powerful but also cheaper and as quiet / quieter than the MCP655. Worth a look.

The best pump de-coupling / sound absorbing material I have ever come across by far is PT Gel Stuff. It is amazing stuff, unfortunately you have to be careful using with the DDC type pumps (MCP35* / PMP-400).
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