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Old nerd indeed,im only a couple of years younger than you!!

Any particular reason for the dual res setup?
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Old nerd indeed,im only a couple of years younger than you!!
Any particular reason for the dual res setup?
My noob logic was this: I wanted 2 pumps for redundancy (no illusions about better performance). I was worried about space in the case for pumps too, so I thought the dual pump res was a nice space-efficient solution. I also thought it would be an easier fill point than the tube res. I just wanted that for bling, no other reason. biggrin.gif Plus I liked the idea of getting all of that in a kit, to simplify my first build.

Now that my order got messed up and I can't build the loop, my H100 is making AWFULLY loud noise. Arrrrrrgh, I'm cursed!
Edited by Bart - 12/17/12 at 3:12pm
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Old nerd indeed,im only a couple of years younger than you!!
Any particular reason for the dual res setup?
My noob logic was this: I wanted 2 pumps for redundancy (no illusions about better performance). I was worried about space in the case for pumps too, so I thought the dual pump res was a nice space-efficient solution. I also thought it would be an easier fill point than the tube res. I just wanted that for bling, no other reason. biggrin.gif Plus I liked the idea of getting all of that in a kit, to simplify my first build.

Dual pumps does give a performance benefit.i use dual D5's myself but mine are both hooked up to one res in series.

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post #24 of 1540
hilarious and fun!

Just one question though, obviously it IS very pretty but why run the Frozen Q resevoir if you are using the XSPC bay resevoir/pump mount?
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Dual pumps does give a performance benefit.i use dual D5's myself but mine are both hooked up to one res in series.
Good for me then! biggrin.gif That's a fantastic looking rig. I almost wasn't going to bother posting a build log since mine will be utter JUNK compared to that.
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hilarious and fun!
Just one question though, obviously it IS very pretty but why run the Frozen Q resevoir if you are using the XSPC bay resevoir/pump mount?
I just answered above, for the bling. biggrin.gif I wanted front bay bling and case window bling. smile.gif Bought it completely on impulse.
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Bling a ding, ding, dong!

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Yes blingy, but not ricey

You can do bling without it being over the top IMHO
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Dual pumps does give a performance benefit.i use dual D5's myself but mine are both hooked up to one res in series.
Good for me then! biggrin.gif That's a fantastic looking rig. I almost wasn't going to bother posting a build log since mine will be utter JUNK compared to that.
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hilarious and fun!
Just one question though, obviously it IS very pretty but why run the Frozen Q resevoir if you are using the XSPC bay resevoir/pump mount?
I just answered above, for the bling. biggrin.gif I wanted front bay bling and case window bling. smile.gif Bought it completely on impulse.

Not true,this was my first attempt at watercooling....



Everyone starts somewhere,there are 2 rigs between that first one and the SR-2...lots of work and a lot of research went in between them.

Im subbed for this build. thumb.gif
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I'm all for old Nerds that use to do acid building shiny things. Of course, I speak from experience.
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smile.gif 42 is never old .. not till you hit 60 and its looking great so far ^_^
    
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Not true,this was my first attempt at watercooling....

Everyone starts somewhere,there are 2 rigs between that first one and the SR-2...lots of work and a lot of research went in between them.
Im subbed for this build. thumb.gif

please tell me that res is hooked straight to the CPU block lachen.gif... and i agree with this... my first build was stunningly ugly (UV and color everywhere)... now i like to think i have gotten better (no picks of recent builds unfortunately though)... its all about practice and patience smile.gif
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