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Okay thanks for the comments.
I found some reviews with DB measurements and it looks like the MCP655 is a little bit more quiet.
Going to use it in a Corsair 800D case so space is no problem.
Probably going to go with the MCP655 and a bitspower mod top so i can hook it up easily.
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Okay thanks for the comments.
I found some reviews with DB measurements and it looks like the MCP655 is a little bit more quiet.
Going to use it in a Corsair 800D case so space is no problem.
Probably going to go with the MCP655 and a bitspower mod top so i can hook it up easily.

As I mentioned above, I'd recommend you look into another brand that won't insta void your warranty (well if warranty matters to you). You can even get the Alphacool 655 single edition w/o a top and add your own.

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People don't automatically replace the top on a D5...

Hmm...
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I will probably buy the version from Koolance, the PMP-450 so that i can hook up the tacho cable to my fan controller to monitor the RPM's.
Would that be a good idea ?
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By far the best pump mounting material that I have come across is Petra's gel stuff, it is frankly amazing. You have to be careful using it with DDC style pumps though as it can cause overheating of the base. No problems with D5's.

Yes, monitoring the pmp RPM can be very useful, especially if you have an option to shut down should the RPMs drop in the event of pump failure.
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The PMP-450 is a good choice.
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I will probably buy the version from Koolance, the PMP-450 so that i can hook up the tacho cable to my fan controller to monitor the RPM's.
Would that be a good idea ?

The PMP-450 top needs to be recalled. Everyone (including me) is having problems with the top popping off the pump. Lucky I was at my computer when the top popped off so I was able to shut down my computer. The threads that connect the top to the pump with the COV-RP450 are so thin and small that it will eventually just leak and pop off. There are a lot of threads already talking about this. PM me if you want pictures of my top leaking and coming off without unscrewing it.

I called them and said "***" and they said they are aware of the issue and wanted to send me an "adapter" so it the top won't come off lol I said no way, got an RMA, send the top back with pictures, and a *** statement and they refunded my money.

They seriously need to take these tops off the market. It could of cost me so much money if I was not at my computer at the time.
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I love my MCP35X.
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Is this what the stock top ?
I was planning on using the Bitspower mod top to have more flexible connections.
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Is this what the stock top ?
I was planning on using the Bitspower mod top to have more flexible connections.

Not the Bitspower top, the Koolance COV-RP450 top that goes with their PMP-450 pump (all D5s pumps are the same though).

http://www.koolance.com/water-cooling/product_info.php?product_id=934

You can see the support bracket they recently added, the bad tops are still in circulation though.
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Not the Bitspower top, the Koolance COV-RP450 top that goes with their PMP-450 pump (all D5s pumps are the same though).
http://www.koolance.com/water-cooling/product_info.php?product_id=934
You can see the support bracket they recently added, the bad tops are still in circulation though.

He should be ok though since he's swapping tops from the start.
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