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Hello and sorry if this question was already posted (even with the search I couldn't find any satisfying answer)

I have a complete water loop made from:
CPU: EK Waterblock Supremer HF
GPU: EK Waterblock Full 5970 Block
RAM: MIPS Corsair Ram
MB: EK Waterblock Full Rampage 3 block.
PUMPS: Double Swiftech CP-655-B
PUMP COVER: EK Waterblock EK-D5 Dual TOP G1/4

And with all that I only have a 3l/m flow. (I didn't placed my 4*120 Rad yet in the loop as I'm only testing the flow right now)

Do you think it's enough or are my pumps a little frail ?

Thank you,
Maximillien
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post #2 of 7
The ram and mobo are what is bringing your flow rate down but I have seen alot worse than that and still cool fine. The rads should not slow it down anymore as they have a higher flow rate than any block
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post #3 of 7
Yep you should be ok, another pump might be nice but you'll be fine with what you have. Radiators generally don't affect flow that much.
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You will be/are fine.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by Maximillien View Post
Hello and sorry if this question was already posted (even with the search I couldn't find any satisfying answer)

I have a complete water loop made from:
CPU: EK Waterblock Supremer HF
GPU: EK Waterblock Full 5970 Block
RAM: MIPS Corsair Ram
MB: EK Waterblock Full Rampage 3 block.
PUMPS: Double Swiftech CP-655-B
PUMP COVER: EK Waterblock EK-D5 Dual TOP G1/4

And with all that I only have a 3l/m flow. (I didn't placed my 4*120 Rad yet in the loop as I'm only testing the flow right now)

Do you think it's enough or are my pumps a little frail ?

Thank you,
Maximillien

How did you find your flow rate?

Through a flow meter?
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What rads are in the loop currently? Where is the res at in the loop? Any pictures?
 
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post #7 of 7
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Here is the picture of my "testing flow" settings at 3.19 l/m without a rad.



Regards,
Maximillien
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