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Any benefit to using 2 reservoirs?

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The reason I ask is because I have a nice blue acrylic bay reservoir and blue T Virus reservoir that I plan on mounting outside the case. I like both of them because they both compliment my theme.

Is there any benefits that I would get from using 2 reservoirs in 1 loop and also, any side effects?

Thanks

edit: lol, 2 reservoirs 1 loop....
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No real benefit, just an extra place for more water. A disadvantage would be that it would slow down the water flow a little.
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No, just get a big enough resoirvoir to fill your loop. Water no matter how large will heat to a point and average between a few degrees depending on Ambient temp in room.
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Each of them on their own can easily fill my loop, it's only a CPU loop. While the pressure thing might be a tiny bit slower, I don't think it will affect anything considering I only have the CPU in the loop.

I'd really like to keep them both for aesthetics.
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Each of them on their own can easily fill my loop, it's only a CPU loop. While the pressure thing might be a tiny bit slower, I don't think it will affect anything considering I only have the CPU in the loop.

I'd really like to keep them both for aesthetics.
Do it, I would love to see what you do with them. The flow won't be affected that much really.
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