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Originally Posted by Kazumi View Post

What's the main difference single pump Vs Duel pump for this? Just more flow?

A bit over twice as much nominal head pressure.
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post #32 of 78
Sexy! I was thinking about getting a XSPC-D5 res, but then this came out. Fits perfectly With my HAF X aswell smile.gif Can't wait until these get in stock where I live biggrin.gif
post #33 of 78
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Originally Posted by Kazumi View Post

What's the main difference single pump Vs Duel pump for this? Just more flow?

It does increase flow but its mainly for redundancy. Also, just in case one of your pumps die, you still have one that's still working.
post #34 of 78
Just bought the XSPC D5, that pump res does look good though, love that temp sensor also!
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post #35 of 78
the koolance bay res are cleaner and are better quality

nothin' to see here folks, move along.
post #36 of 78
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Originally Posted by oicwutudidthar View Post

the koolance bay res are cleaner and are better quality

nothin' to see here folks, move along.

How do you know the quality and how better it is, if you never owned the Swiftech Maelstrom yet?
post #37 of 78
go look at a koolance bay res

also the maelstrom lettering looks really tacky
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Originally Posted by Ganf View Post

Compared to?....
90 bucks is a steal. Most of the other dual pump, dual bay resevoirs are 125 and up, with no temp readout.
Edit: I'd like to see how long Mayhem's Aurora dyes last in this. It looks like it could either kill them off quick or work wonderfully.
And also, it wouldn't hurt any of our feelings if those 4 swiftech logo's, which will be hidden for all but 15 minutes of the resevoir's entire life, were done away with, if it'd cut down production costs.

re. cut production cost: not really - the press cuts off all the material in one pass. Tooling cost for this feature was nominal and didn't impact product cost.
It is Steve Jobs who taught us to make beautiful things not only on the outside but on the inside as well, even if user can't see it. What it means is this: the designer takes pride in what he does.
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Any chance of a silver faceplate? I like the look of it but the black faceplate wouldn't look right on my silver case.

Yes, it is in the works.
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I just bought this with dual pumps. I forgot to order the heatsink though. Does Swiftech sell those 3mm LEDs? I will also be getting the Apogee HD and some SR-1 Black Ice rads, can I use the parallelization outlets/inlets, or is that only for Swiftech rads?
Loop is Maelstrom Res to rad, to another rad, to cpu, to dual gpus, to Maelstrom Res.

We don't sell these LEDS because most Swiftech dealers carry them already. So we figured they'd be so easy to procure for the user that there was no point for us to do it.
You typically parallelize chipset and or memory w/b's - nothing like that in your loop from what you describe, so I wouldn't worry about it. You'd want to parallelize your GPU coolers with each other but you'd keep the parallelized blocks in series with the rest of the system. e.g. Device (CPU for exemple) serial to GPU1 parallel to GPU2, exit serial to next device. You might want to read this: http://www.swiftech.com/Resources/White_Papers/Dual%20Loop%20versus%20Single.pdf
post #39 of 78
Gabe will there ever be a waterblock for MCP35X2? They seam to run rather hot and air cooling a water cooling pump seams backwards.
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post #40 of 78
i like it and i hate it at the same time.

the temp gauge is a good idea, but the thing as a whole is ugly as all hell.

but i would buy it if it were a fan controller where you could set it to adjust fan temp based on water temp
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