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I was thinking Ek Dual DDC top, and have a cylindrical reservoir somewhere else, I'm trying to get the 800D layered out...

I think the biggest challenge will be about connecting the RAM/MB and CPU blocks...

It's easy to connect the RAM/MB blocks, pretty simple.
post #12 of 20
If you are looking for DDC pumps, find the pump maverick for a low cost solution. wink.gif

DDC pumps have better head pressure and running two in series with EK tops would be sweet.
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If you are looking for DDC pumps, find the pump maverick for a low cost solution. wink.gif
DDC pumps have better head pressure and running two in series with EK tops would be sweet.
 


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I already have ordered some of your pumps for another build; this one will be getting D5's though; I've read in many places that they are more silent than the DDC ones!

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I already have ordered some of your pumps for another build; this one will be getting D5's though; I've read in many places that they are more silent than the DDC ones!

You have to ask yourself why D5's have speed settings of 1-5 while the DDC pumps don't have any speed settings. It's probably because the latter run quieter. This excludes the MCP35X as this pump is all in it's own class, I'm sure the D5 version will come out soon!
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Really? I've read otherwise. 

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You have to ask yourself why D5's have speed settings of 1-5 while the DDC pumps don't have any speed settings. It's probably because the latter run quieter. This excludes the MCP35X as this pump is all in it's own class, I'm sure the D5 version will come out soon!

I have an adjustable speed pump. It's quiet at all speeds.

All of these pumps are just rebranded Laing's.
     
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I'm finalizing a build for a friend and I'm stuck at wondering if I should get two pumps instead of one?

 

Also should I get DDC's or D5's? It's a CPU, 2 part mobo, 2 sets of RAM, one rad, one res and a mini block for the Aquaero 5.


I ended up not cooling my Aquareo 5. I was going to go with the passive heat sink, but didn't want to wait for the back-order. But, the pump I went with has its own built-in control, and I'm controlling PWM fans, so the voltage regulators on the Aquaero are not being taxed at all.

As for needing two pumps, add up the restrictions of everything in the system.

Or, start with one. See if the resulting performance is something that could in fact be improved with higher flow rate.
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I have an adjustable speed pump. It's quiet at all speeds.
All of these pumps are just rebranded Laing's.

It seems as if some people say one is louder than the other on both camps, I think it matters most how you mount the pumps, my DDC 3.25 18W version has a UN Designs Pump mount and under that is that Gel Stuff underneath the mount. The DDC's do have better head pressure in my experience especially with an EKX- Top V2 , I'm sure others will agree to disagree. The D5's are good at high flow rates, but once you start adding multiply blocks to the loop this is where you loose a little bit of head pressure. This is where DDC pumps have a little advantage, maybe since I had my D5 things have changed. Can you imagine dual MCP35X pumps in serial?
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It seems as if some people say one is louder than the other on both camps, I think it matters most how you mount the pumps, my DDC 3.25 18W version has a UN Designs Pump mount and under that is that Gel Stuff underneath the mount. The DDC's do have better head pressure in my experience especially with an EKX- Top V2 , I'm sure others will agree to disagree. The D5's are good at high flow rates, but once you start adding multiply blocks to the loop this is where you loose a little bit of head pressure. This is where DDC pumps have a little advantage, maybe since I had my D5 things have changed. Can you imagine dual MCP35X pumps in serial?

I have dual Koolance PMP-450 pumps but in parallel so I don't count. frown.gif
     
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Now I'm back to the whole DDC vs D5 LOL

Pretty much finalized everything else from the build, except that thinking.gif

 

Link : http://www.overclock.net/t/1177310/build-log-spirit-korporata/0_50#post_15827880

 

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