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So my current loop has done well planing on upgrading my mobo/ram/cpu once taxes come around.So i figured why not change up a few things in my cpu loop.Im currently using q Black Ice Xtreme 2 High Performance Radiator, XSPC Bay Reservoir 5.25", Enzotech Sapphire CPU Water Block Rev. A, Swiftech MCP655™ Series 12 VDC Water Pump.The CPU i will get would be an AM3 socket. Definitely planing on changing out the reservoir seeing how its a pain in the butt till fill.Also planing on changing out the layout.Taking some slack out the loop etc..Ill post a pic of my current rig so yall can get a visual.Any advice for revamping my loop would be highly appreciated.Thanks


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Just to cut down on a bit of tubing, I'd add a 90 degree fitting to the inlet of the pump. That alone would clean things up nicely. I'm also not a fan of anti-kink coils, unless absolutely needed, and even then, there are likely other options.
 
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Just to cut down on a bit of tubing, I'd add a 90 degree fitting to the inlet of the pump. That alone would clean things up nicely. I'm also not a fan of anti-kink coils, unless absolutely needed, and even then, there are likely other options.

anti kink coils serve no purpose other than for looks really.
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getting a case that is suited for w/c will help out for sure
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I would rather remount the pump somwhere else, You don't want to add unnecesary restriction to the inlet of a pump.
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Just to cut down on a bit of tubing, I'd add a 90 degree fitting to the inlet of the pump. That alone would clean things up nicely. I'm also not a fan of anti-kink coils, unless absolutely needed, and even then, there are likely other options.

Ahh good idea on the fittings,might even try to top mount the rad somehow to cut down on tubing.moving the pump and gettin a new res.I'm up for any ideas.any suggestions on a new res?thanks
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So my current loop has done well planing on upgrading my mobo/ram/cpu once taxes come around.So i figured why not change up a few things in my cpu loop.Im currently using q Black Ice Xtreme 2 High Performance Radiator, XSPC Bay Reservoir 5.25", Enzotech Sapphire CPU Water Block Rev. A, Swiftech MCP655™ Series 12 VDC Water Pump.The CPU i will get would be an AM3 socket. Definitely planing on changing out the reservoir seeing how its a pain in the butt till fill.Also planing on changing out the layout.Taking some slack out the loop etc..Ill post a pic of my current rig so yall can get a visual.Any advice for revamping my loop would be highly appreciated.Thanks
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Well for one a reorder of the loop could be preformed mainly have the radiator before the cpu instead of pump, cpu, rad. Then I'd get a pump mod top. Get a 90 degree fitting for the exit and send it horizontally across the top of the psu then up to the holes you have in the back of the pc for your rad. I'd use a 90 degree there too the keep the tubing sort of following the lines of the case.

I'd run your returning line from the rad on the back into the cpu then from the cpu right to the res. Then send from your res to the pump but just take slack out of it.
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Well for one a reorder of the loop could be preformed mainly have the radiator before the cpu instead of pump, cpu, rad. Then I'd get a pump mod top. Get a 90 degree fitting for the exit and send it horizontally across the top of the psu then up to the holes you have in the back of the pc for your rad. I'd use a 90 degree there too the keep the tubing sort of following the lines of the case.
I'd run your returning line from the rad on the back into the cpu then from the cpu right to the res. Then send from your res to the pump but just take slack out of it.

possibly might even do a case mod putting the rad on the top of the case with the fans on the inside.Ill draw something up in a few to get the general idea to y'all.
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