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I briefly tried the D5, though its a nice pump, I really didn't like it. Mainly, its size and its noise where not appealing to me after owning a DDC. Plus, the tops for DDC are much more inexpensive compared to the D5. The compact design of the DDC makes ideal when space is limited. I sold my D5 and got a DDC from the market. I won't change to any other pump in the future other then a DDC 3.2+, especially since its a lot quieter than the D5 imo.
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I briefly tried the D5, though its a nice pump, I really didn't like it. Mainly, its size and its noise where not appealing to me after owning a DDC. Plus, the tops for DDC are much more inexpensive compared to the D5. The compact design of the DDC makes ideal when space is limited. I sold my D5 and got a DDC from the market. I won't change to any other pump in the future other then a DDC 3.2+, especially since its a lot quieter than the D5 imo.

My D5 from 2009 is literally silent, you just have to make sure its isolated from the case otherwise it might vibrate things. I've considered trying the DDC style but I already have a D5 vario and I just got a second for $25. I wish it had as many top options though, the DDC definitely has that cornered.
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also, as suggested to me by a user on another forum, ONE drop of regular dish soap into the res, and it becomes silent. The soap thins the watter so it moves easier through the loop
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you should go direct through their site. Cheaper than that and you can choose the colors of the helices.

I didn't know they even sold them directly, lol. +rep

Does anyone know if they ship quickly or if it really is 10-14 business days like the site says?
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DO IT!!!! I guess I'm biased, but that is an awesome combo. That D5 pump will push through and loop restriction you could throw at it. That res is just pure sexxy-time.
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I briefly tried the D5, though its a nice pump, I really didn't like it. Mainly, its size and its noise where not appealing to me after owning a DDC. Plus, the tops for DDC are much more inexpensive compared to the D5. The compact design of the DDC makes ideal when space is limited. I sold my D5 and got a DDC from the market. I won't change to any other pump in the future other then a DDC 3.2+, especially since its a lot quieter than the D5 imo.
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My D5 from 2009 is literally silent, you just have to make sure its isolated from the case otherwise it might vibrate things. I've considered trying the DDC style but I already have a D5 vario and I just got a second for $25. I wish it had as many top options though, the DDC definitely has that cornered.

I'd like to get whatever pump is the cheapest and will handle my loop, lol. I don't really care how loud it is as long as it isn't the Rasa pump when its making that awful grinding noise, lol. My pump now is dead silent. Its pretty impressive for such a small size and normal price.

Give me all your links to good cheap pumps. I'm thinking I'll go with the FrozenQ res with orange/black tubes if they ship quickly. That's still a lot of money for a res... How do I even go about mounting it and filling it (this has confused me for awhile)?
     
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Jingway is a pretty solid pump. They are branded: ocz, danger den, phobya & ek.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_201&products_id=32452
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Jingway is a pretty solid pump. They are branded: ocz, danger den, phobya & ek.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_201&products_id=32452

Hmm, that is pretty tempting, but I can get a MCP655 for $60 shipped in the marketplace :/. I'm really just trying to figure out where the hell to put all this stuff, lol. I really wanted to mount the pump/res I have now (and a second when I was thinking dual loops) inside the hard drive cage, but definitely not. Maybe the 5.25" bays, but ehh. The issue is just filling it really.
     
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I just sold a D5 and an xspc bay res for the D5 frown.gif

As I said before, the D5 was good, but not my cup of tea.
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I just sold a D5 and an xspc bay res for the D5 frown.gif
As I said before, the D5 was good, but not my cup of tea.

*sigh* I missed out.

The other reason I was thinking about the FTWPC fusion res was because its in stock, ready to go, not 10-14 days to ship... TOO MANY CHOICES NOT ENOUGH MONEY! (that should be the slogan of OCN, lmao)
     
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I loved my old FrozenQ helix res, very smexy
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I loved my old FrozenQ helix res, very smexy

They're definitely awesome, just so expensive, lol.

On a side note, FTWPC in stock indicator was lying. Add it to cart and it says it has to be backordered... UGH!
     
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