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is it okay if i have a set up like this;
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or would that burn out the pump too fast? The pump AND rad are from an h50 btw.
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It is recommended to have the pump intake below the reservoir so that it is always getting water. Nothing burns out the pump quicker than running it with no water. Though if you make sure to tilt the case in such a way that the water is hitting the pump while you fill it, it should do just fine in that configuration.

I'm not as experienced in the area. But someone who is should be along shortly.
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make sure your res is above the pump, you dont want to chance not getting water in the pump and it burning out and your comp overheating
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It is recommended to have the pump intake below the reservoir so that it is always getting water. Nothing burns out the pump quicker than running it with no water. Though if you make sure to tilt the case in such a way that the water is hitting the pump while you fill it, it should do just fine in that configuration.
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make sure your res is above the pump, you dont want to chance not getting water in the pump and it burning out and your comp overheating

so i should swap the position of the rad and res?
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so i should swap the position of the rad and res?

Yeah that would be the best thing but make sure that the flow stays the same Res>pump>blocks/rad>res
 
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okay, thanks guys
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