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post #1 of 6
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I recently purchased the dual bay xspc d5 reservoir and a swiftech mcp655 and I'm trying to decide where to place the pump in my rig when I go to assemble it this weekend. I know that by disassembling the pump and attaching it to the back of the reservoir I void the warranty but this is a tempting risk considering how clean it makes the entire WC system look.

Anyone have any advice regarding whether to attach it to the reservoir or to simply mount it in the bottom of my case? Pros and cons are appreciated.
post #2 of 6
You cant not attach to the resovoir it isnt an option its made to be srewed in you have to attach it. I bought the single one and wanted them seperate but nope not made like that.
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post #3 of 6
^^ What he said ^^

The res is designed to work with a pump, it won't work without it.

Don't worry too much about voiding your warranty, we all do it.
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post #4 of 6
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Okay thanks.
post #5 of 6
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so when you assemble the pump is it basically just unscrew the lock screw, pull it apart, place the o-ring in the back of the reservoir and reassemble? figured i'd ask before i put the thing together tomorrow and end up breaking stuff.
post #6 of 6
Sounds about right, but worth reading the manual that came with the reservoir to double check.

If you don't have or have lost it you can find a copy on XSPC's manuals page.

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