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What Rads would you be using?? If you use the stock ones, it would seem pointless to link them...
 
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post #22 of 27
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why would it be pointless to link them? the lines wont reach a mounting place so ill have to mod them either way. the rads that come with h50...

and havent decided on the rez yet. was thinking the t-virus rez from frozen(is the inverter needed?)
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post #23 of 27
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why would it be pointless to link them?
Because, like I said earlier, there's not likely to be an appreciable gain in performance. If you're just using the radiators and pumps/blocks from the H50s looped together, without adding anything extra (besides the res), then the way I see it you gain 1.) some flow rate and 2.) pump redundancy. OTOH, the loop now requires periodic maintenance. As I said, I don't consider that a worthwhile trade off.

However, if indeed the H50s won't reach without modding then I guess it's moot and you might as well go for it.
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Lol yep well I'm on the fence right now. This is tbd
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post #25 of 27
I'm with subtec, normally I have no problem voiding warranties on my parts but I would personally mod what I had to and leave the rest as it was when it left the factory.
If one of the ones you didn't mod leaked corsair would probably replace anything that was damaged but if you mod it, then it leaks, you're up a creek.


Temps should be way better than stock with a lot less noise once you get that mod done though so it's definitely worthwhile.

I think it's definitely worth modding the ones that need to be modded though, having owned a reference 470 that I kept at 100% fan all the time water cooling is better in every way.
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post #26 of 27
Neatoh! Looking forward to pics

What's the max tube id size you can add to the h50 pump/block?
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1/4" wish it was bigger i have been looking to see if the plastic barbs on the pump side could be replaced but no luck so far
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