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cool thank you i am going to try it from the bottom i have seen other rigs done the same way if it don't work i will change it.

Yeah, no problem. It will be fine don't sweat it.
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Oh the second res was a success by the way guys.No idea why .it seems against logic but if you look at the diagram a few posts back it explaints the science part of it.All i know is i still get great flow and my Temps are lower.Most likely do to the extra Water.Takes almost double the water now to fill it.

But yes my 2nd res is filling from the bottom but the pump is higher then the bottom of the res.(Maby that has something to do with it)But it does work fine.No air bubbles no loss of flow.At least not noticeable at all.And temps dropped.Most of the temp drop can be seen at max load.

A few things to consider though:

1 ) i am using a pump/res combo as the first res so the fill point is before the pump. (Rasa res/pump)

2) My pump is mounted higher then the bottom of the second res(Roughly in the middle)

3) The water flows down to the bottom of Res 2.

These may be reasons it works well.Maby if my pump was located lower or some other configuration then it wouldn't work.I have no idea.I always from the beginning really couldn't see any reason it wouldn't flow well.

Just wanted to let you all know the final results of this and it has been running strong 24/7 @ 5 Ghz and i was benching today running 5.3 Ghz with my Gpu @ 1000/1500 1.2v Gpu never hit over 40c Benching and the Cpu also runs cool to.I dont have before and after Photo's of my temps so i am not going to bother trying to prove temp differences.I can just say in my setup the 2 Res idea worked out perfect.

And thank you guys for your help with this.I was really nervous it wasn't going to work out.Also sorry so long since o left an update.I just wanted to make sure all is well before posting it a success.

Take Care MybadOmen

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Oh the second res was a success by the way guys.No idea why .it seems against logic but if you look at the diagram a few posts back it explaints the science part of it.All i know is i still get great flow and my Temps are lower.Most likely do to the extra Water.Takes almost double the water now to fill it.
But yes my 2nd res is filling from the bottom but the pump is higher then the bottom of the res.(Maby that has something to do with it)But it does work fine.No air bubbles no loss of flow.At least not noticeable at all.And temps dropped.Most of the temp drop can be seen at max load.
A few things to consider though:
1 ) i am using a pump/res combo as the first res so the fill point is before the pump. (Rasa res/pump)
2) My pump is mounted higher then the bottom of the second res(Roughly in the middle)
3) The water flows down to the bottom of Res 2.
These may be reasons it works well.Maby if my pump was located lower or some other configuration then it wouldn't work.I have no idea.I always from the beginning really couldn't see any reason it wouldn't flow well.
Just wanted to let you all know the final results of this and it has been running strong 24/7 @ 5 Ghz and i was benching today running 5.3 Ghz with my Gpu @ 1000/1500 1.2v Gpu never hit over 40c Benching and the Cpu also runs cool to.I dont have before and after Photo's of my temps so i am not going to bother trying to prove temp differences.I can just say in my setup the 2 Res idea worked out perfect.
And thank you guys for your help with this.I was really nervous it wasn't going to work out.Also sorry so long since o left an update.I just wanted to make sure all is well before posting it a success.
Take Care MybadOmen
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so was it worth the money ?
trying to decide if i want to do this with my current project
the only thing im curious of is if my tri sli setup will already be pushing my pump to its limits sad-smiley-002.gif
mcp655 pump stock running a 360 rad a 240 rad a cpu waterblock a full board water block and 3 580's with full cover waterblocks
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Not sure with that setup but i imagine the extra water/coolant would help if it wasn't restricted in any way.From what i hear the 580's run very hot. but i have no idea.my 6970 pushed to 1000/1500 barely hits 40c .I would think it would help if it wasn't restricted and the pump was powerful enough.But allot will say it don't work.My temps dropped though no question about it and everything flows just as it did before.Just make sure the fill point is before the pump so you don't run the pump dry.It worked for me and i will be adding either a 6990 or 6970 shortly to the loop so i might be changing my pump.I am only running the Rasa pump. Your pump should do better then mine.
   
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Not sure with that setup but i imagine the extra water/coolant would help if it wasn't restricted in any way.From what i hear the 580's run very hot. but i have no idea.my 6970 pushed to 1000/1500 barely hits 40c .I would think it would help if it wasn't restricted and the pump was powerful enough.But allot will say it don't work.My temps dropped though no question about it and everything flows just as it did before.Just make sure the fill point is before the pump so you don't run the pump dry.It worked for me and i will be adding either a 6990 or 6970 shortly to the loop so i might be changing my pump.I am only running the Rasa pump. Your pump should do better then mine.

thanks alot for the quick reply
+1 rep for an awesome build and a great idea that i can imagine would work ... it must have something to do with how the hot water that was just cycled back in takes so much longer to get back into the component loop that it gives time for the water to release the heat ... idk but could be interesting thumb.gif
ill let you know how my results are after this experiment ... besides another res is only like $30-$40
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