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I am looking for input in my proposed loop order as it is a bit more complicated than many. The case is a HAF X.

I'll start with rad 1, a PA 120.2 mounted in the top with GT AP-15s in pull (thinking to change them to push so flow would be from outside to inside). Barbs are in the front and are just behind the 5.25" bays. Flow then goes via 1" hose to XSPC Restop on a PMP-400 (DDC 3.25) from there to a Apogee XT Rev 1 Cpu block, then to a XSPC full cover on my GTX 590.
Here is where options start.
Next, my second pump, a MCP-35X, out of the case and up to a Coolgate 240mm Rad mounted on a Swiftech RadBox via the end holes, out of the rad and back down and into the case. Flow then goes back to the PA 120.3.

Short version. PA120.0 - PMP-400 with XSPC Res Top - Apogee XT - XSPC GTX 590 Full cover - MCP-35X - Koolance QDC - Coolgate 240mm - Koolance QDC - Koolance Flow meter - PA 120.3

Questionsreally is where I should put the second pump. Before or after the second rad?
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Usually a quick sketch in ms paint will yield you better answers. I always recommend having the pump before a rad. I know it does not generate very much heat but its always nice not having anything causing heat between the radiator and the block.
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You need BOTH pumps to be under water when you start bleeding the system so as long as both pumps are well under the res water level it does not matter. I would not be worried about the heat from the pump since it must only be like 12w or so worth of the heat nothing worth worrying about.... I also would not have to may components between the pumps....
    
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Thanks. The input so far is no difference.
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