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post #1 of 11
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i will post a pic of how my loop order will be. i did it threw paint so i know it looks crap but you will get the point. also the pink arrow shows which way the water is flowing.

Rad=Orange
Res=Blue
Pump=Yellow
Tube=Green
CPU Block=Red
GPU Block=Maroon

post #2 of 11
loop order doesnt really matter as long as your res/t-line is right before the pump as to keep the pump from running dry... other than that it doesnt matter because all of the fluid in your loop becomes about the same temperature after running for a little! so just get the shortest lengths of tubing and you should be fine
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post #3 of 11
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Originally Posted by twich12 View Post
loop order doesnt really matter as long as your res/t-line is right before the pump as to keep the pump from running dry... other than that it doesnt matter because all of the fluid in your loop becomes about the same temperature after running for a little! so just get the shortest lengths of tubing and you should be fine
what about the direction i pump the water as you can see it goes into the top of the pump then out to video card what if reversed it so it pumped towards the res
post #4 of 11
the loop order goes res>pump then whatever is tidy and uses the least amount of tubing

if you pump to the res how would you fill the loop
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the loop order goes res>pump then whatever is tidy and uses the least amount of tubing

if you pump to the res how would you fill the loop
thats what i thought but i saw a youtube video doing it that way. plus it was justa question
post #6 of 11
my thought would be that even after filling the loop if you went pump>res you would loose some of the flow from the pump but I could be wrong
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thats what i thought but i saw a youtube video doing it that way. plus it was justa question
I think it would be very difficult to bleed, but not impossible.

plus, it would seem that the pump would be sucking more, other than pushing..not sure that would make a difference.
Edited by quakermaas - 10/19/11 at 4:51am
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post #8 of 11
^Eh not if he throws a T fitting/adapter between the pump and gpu. It'd empty quick.
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post #9 of 11
I'd send it to the CPU and then the GPU.
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post #10 of 11
Why? That's just more tubing...albeit not a lot, but it really doesn't make a difference in any way. Eventually it just will depend on ambient.
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