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How strong is the XSPC RASA pump?

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Perfectly content with the pump performance for the kit it comes with, but is the pump strong enough to handle adding a single 120 rad and a gpu block after the cpu as well?
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Yes. I just set mine up last week with exactly that.
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Radiators add very little restriction to a loop. You should be fine!
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by tuffy12345 View Post

Yes. I just set mine up last week with exactly that.

Nice, how are your GPU temps?
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In my sig is link to "How much can my pump handle"

Suggest reading that to better understand how they work. thumb.gif
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Nice, how are your GPU temps?

Not as impressive as I thought they would be. I have a GTX480 so it already runs incredibly hot. I think I was just expecting too much, ha.
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post #7 of 11
My 6950 with unlocked shaders and OC'd hits a max of 50 with the stock pump and RX360 rad.
You should be good.
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pretty strong but those pump dont last to much. 2 had died on me after few months..
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just use the MartinsLiquidLabs RAD & PUMP Optimizer so you can figure out what flow and pressure you get with your components. try staying above 0.9GPM or you will have bleeding problems and weak flow that could cause a stale water effect in some restrictive blocks (Rasa is one). Best if you can stay above 1.1GPM for optimal performance of components.
http://martinsliquidlab.org/pump-and-radiator-optimizer-spreadsheet/
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just use the MartinsLiquidLabs RAD & PUMP Optimizer so you can figure out what flow and pressure you get with your components. try staying above 0.9GPM or you will have bleeding problems and weak flow that could cause a stale water effect in some restrictive blocks (Rasa is one). Best if you can stay above 1.1GPM for optimal performance of components.
http://martinsliquidlab.org/pump-and-radiator-optimizer-spreadsheet/

Very cool. Thanks for that link. I plugged in my stuff and it says I'm only getting .77 any advice on what I should do? I guess this would definitely explain why my cpu temps have been terrible since I installed the GPU block.
Edited by tuffy12345 - 10/5/12 at 2:29pm
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