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post #1 of 57
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i just got an additional 240 res and 2 mcp 350s with an xspc pump top. for some reason my temps have went up.

the ambient temps havent changed

i thought more flow and more cooling area would cool better


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post #2 of 57
Double pumps doesn't really increase flow that much, assuming that you don't have a ton of restriction in your loop. We'll need some additional information in order to diagnose your problem. What do you have in your loop? What hardware are you cooling? What case are you using? What fans are you using? What's your fan configuration?
 
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post #3 of 57
no wont change if you just have two pumps in one loop. getting a better rad, fans, and block will. help in temps but your temps ate depicted by your ambient temps
also one res one loop
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post #4 of 57
Post pictures of your case clearly showing the loop layout, fans, etc..
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post #5 of 57
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old setup:
400

new loop:
IMAG0223.jpg

i have xigmatek 1500 rpm 61 cfm fans
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post #6 of 57
you need better fans. you have thin rads inturn you need high speed cfm fans. dont need two pumps in one loop. just one should be fine
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post #7 of 57
Hmm, looks like you went from 38mm thick fans, which generally have much better static pressure capabilities than 25mm fans, to some fans that are known to be worthless as radiator fans because of their low static pressure capabilities.
That alone will hurt your cooling performance more than the increase in radiator capacity helps it.

It looks like you also have some case airflow issues.
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post #8 of 57
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yeah thanks for the info guys.

i was goin for quiet and thats all i could find that still had high cfm.

any ideas on better ones?

i guess ill put the scythes back on
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post #9 of 57
BTW, with 2 DDC pumps in series like that, you really should consider some clamps, or at least really tight zip ties, on the tubing connections, even though you have 7/16 tubing over 1/2" barbs.

Sidewinder has Herbi Clips in blue.
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/heclnyhoclsi3.html
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post #10 of 57
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out of stock
thanks though
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