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post #1 of 5
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Hi,

i have just been looking oevr a few pictures, and realised that people have their loop set out differently to mine.... and im just wondering, am i going about this all wrong.

My loop consists of the following

CPU Block
GPU Block
Double Drive Bay Res/Pump (XSPC all in one job)
1 x RS240 Radiator
1x Phobya G-Changer 240 Radiator

Currently my loop goes like this


Res > CPU > RS240 > GPU > Phobya 240 > Res


Is this wrong? or is this not as efficient? The loop is currently dry as i have had to replace the pump, so now would be the best time to change it. (also apologies for the lack of pictures but im at work atm)
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post #2 of 5
The loop does not matter. As long as your pump is below your res (if you ever set one up thats not a 2 in 1 deal), its fine. This is to ensure water is always in the pump and its not running dry, not for temp reasosn.
post #3 of 5
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Thank you, I just wondered if it went through the Rad after going through all the componants that produce heat or something which doesnt happen in my loop, This is presuming the pump (which in my loop is constantly surrounded by coolant) produces any kind of heat.
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post #4 of 5
The pump produces some heat, but the water cools it as it passes through. You may see a few degrees difference with loop order, but nothing worth moving everything around for.
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awesome, ill stick with it as is then

Thanks yanks!
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