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Out of these two:

http://www.aquatuning.es/product_info.php/language/en/info/p13508_XSPC-Acrylic-Dual-5-25--Reservoir-for-Laing-D5---Black.html

http://www.aquatuning.es/product_info.php/language/en/info/p9679_XSPC-Acrylic-Dual-5-25--Reservoir-for-Laing-D5.html

Which one is better? I was considering going for the 2nd one, the transparent version, does that one also leak or is the leaking only happening to the black one?

I'm saving money for it right now as a new reservoir is definitely what I want to buy next, but I don't want to buy a reservoir that could easily leak due to bad quality control.
    
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Which one is better? I was considering going for the 2nd one, the transparent version, does that one also leak or is the leaking only happening to the black one?

Well, people have had issues with all of them at one point or the other.

I have one of the first ones (the black plastic ones) for about 6 months now and not a single drop has been shed.

While I didn't have that exact acrylic one, I had an acrylic one with twin D5 pumps attached to the back and there was a manufacturers defect in it. It did not leak at all to the outside (ie it was perfectly sealed), but there was a gap in the internal part of the tank that caused water to leak back into the reservoir and make noise.



Here is the replacement:



Some would say this is poor quality, but things happen. To me, it is a testament to XSPC on how quickly they handle things that do go wrong.

Personally, I like the look of the acrylic tank better. The reason I got the black one was because it was part of an entire kit. BTW, I also have another XSPC acrylic reservoir as well and absolutely love it as well.

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How much louder is a D5 on a bay reservoir like the transparent one I linked compared to running it' alone as I am right now with an EK X-TOP v2?
    
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Out of these two:

http://www.aquatuning.es/product_info.php/language/en/info/p13508_XSPC-Acrylic-Dual-5-25--Reservoir-for-Laing-D5---Black.html

http://www.aquatuning.es/product_info.php/language/en/info/p9679_XSPC-Acrylic-Dual-5-25--Reservoir-for-Laing-D5.html

Which one is better? I was considering going for the 2nd one, the transparent version, does that one also leak or is the leaking only happening to the black one?

I'm saving money for it right now as a new reservoir is definitely what I want to buy next, but I don't want to buy a reservoir that could easily leak due to bad quality control.

Well being an owner of the first one that leaks I would try the acrylic one. After I completely resealed my res it seems to have stopped leaking"knock on wood". I know that I will be purchasing their dual D5 acrylic res in about a week and I'm hoping I have better luck with it.

I just want to add that while my nylon XSPC res is leaking it was a dream before it started leaking. Very quiet and it seemed to bleed all the air out of the loop pretty quick.
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Thank god for threads like these. And I was considering buying an XSPC Dual Bay D5 Res...

With all these leaks and bows and installation issues (too fat to enter some cases without excessive force) I'm going to stay away from these. Internal res is what I'm going for now.
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Gotta keep in mind this thread is just a small sample of a probably very large group of owners. Or at least thats what I keep telling myself to stay calm haha.

With that said, my res did need to be shaved a bit on one side to slide into the bay properly.
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Originally Posted by PandaSPUR View Post

Gotta keep in mind this thread is just a small sample of a probably very large group of owners. Or at least thats what I keep telling myself to stay calm haha.

With that said, my res did need to be shaved a bit on one side to slide into the bay properly.
Totally, I'm not trying to rag on XSPC I love the quality of their products. I think this particular line or manufacturing line of reservoirs is likely a fluke.
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Yea it cant be helped, after all XSPC is more of a bargain brand (IMO) than the others. So QC is possibly not as good.

It is scary to think about the res just leaking like that though.
My HDDs live under my res... I'd be pissed if I lost a few TB of data because of a leak.
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Originally Posted by PandaSPUR View Post

Yea it cant be helped, after all XSPC is more of a bargain brand (IMO) than the others. So QC is possibly not as good.

It is scary to think about the res just leaking like that though.
My HDDs live under my res... I'd be pissed if I lost a few TB of data because of a leak.
Stuff some cloth between and check it once and a while.
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Stuff some cloth between and check it once and a while.
Yup that's what I do. Fold a piece of paper towel into a small square and place it underneath the drip. You'll easily be able to tell when the leak subsides.
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