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I'm putting together my first watercooled build and had a question regarding pump choice. My proposed loop contains 1 CPU, 1 GPU, and 2 360 radiators. Is 1 pump sufficient to cover these components in one loop or would 2 separate loops be better? I was thinking of going with the Aquastream XT because I like the features but I am open to a D5 or DDC as well. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
post #2 of 6
I have a d5 with a ut60 360, koolance 380i, heatkiller 680, ek multioption res and a black ice extreme 120. the flow is good and its dead silent, so i would go with a d5. also aquacomputer has a d5 variant that has similar features to that but it is quite a bit more expensive

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If I had to do it again, I'd probably go with a D5 too. I went with the Swiftech MCP-35 with the PWM, but it's pretty loud. Could be the way I mounted the pump, but I'm too lazy to take it apart (esp. when I'm thinking about getting a CL case... wink.gif )
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D5 pumps are more quiet than DDC pumps, but not quite as powerful. However,I think pumping power is over rated. My next one will be the Koolance Vario as it's the most quiet as tested by Martin of MLL.
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Do you think one D5 would be sufficient for my loop or do I need two?
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i think one would serve you well the rads aren't all that restrictive and you only have 2 blocks. but if you want a lot of flow or redundancy then get two.
    
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