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XSPC Acrylic Dual Reservoir & DDC Question

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Ok, So.....

I think I have set on this reservoir, but I need to know, is the under mounted single DDC pump safe, i.e. am I just over-worrying about leaks, as I'm not 100% sure about it, I really wanted a line attached pump like the D5

Also is the DDC a loud pump?

This is the last bit of kit I need to get to start the build,

This once,
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/xspc-acrylic-dual-525-reservoir-for-one-laing-ddc
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post #2 of 7
I cant speak for the res itself, but i have a ddc .pump, love it smile.gif quiet and good flow, no leaks for me.

It is however a standalone pump, not on a res.
post #3 of 7
Also you know the pump isnt included?
post #4 of 7
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I wonder if it would still be quiet, as I would imagine the big res would soak up some of the vibration noise, or at least dampen it, just don't want to mess this up as its £100+ down the pan if I do. Gulp!

Yeah, That's on my other open page lol, along with the D5 thumb.gif

Here is a guy putting one on, I just cant feel that's 100% safe lol, maybe I need to grow a pair!

Edited by Liqu1dShadow - 3/7/13 at 12:39pm
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post #5 of 7
Unless the res is isolated with anti vibration material from the case, it is going to make a measurable amount of noise. I had my PMP 400 mounted by hanging from my upper rad by tubing and it was completely silent. It is not connected to the rad by a QD. Noise is now quite noticeable.
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post #6 of 7
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So some sort of soft padding or anti-vibration material is needed?

Well I ordered the Alphacool 5.25" Dual Drive Bay Repack Reservoir Rev.2 and I'm going to pick up the D5 pump tomorrow (I think this has the padding included - and can slow the pump down)

Got a list of my water cooling bits on the way below smile.gif
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I have 1 of these in my loop they are fine, except for bleeding
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