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Being newer blocks 0.7 GPM will be fine thumb.gif

If not mistaken, 1GPM is the "optimal" flow. 0.7 is pretty bloody close. Plus if you have less tubing, bigger tubing etc.

IMO water cooling is like my trade (Air conditioning), It is an exact science, with a 10% tolerance biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by ginger_nuts View Post

Being newer blocks 0.7 GPM will be fine thumb.gif

If not mistaken, 1GPM is the "optimal" flow. 0.7 is pretty bloody close. Plus if you have less tubing, bigger tubing etc.

IMO water cooling is like my trade (Air conditioning), It is an exact science, with a 10% tolerance biggrin.gif
I got big tubes. 3/4OD1/2 ID.
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Originally Posted by ginger_nuts View Post

Being newer blocks 0.7 GPM will be fine thumb.gif

If not mistaken, 1GPM is the "optimal" flow. 0.7 is pretty bloody close. Plus if you have less tubing, bigger tubing etc.

IMO water cooling is like my trade (Air conditioning), It is an exact science, with a 10% tolerance biggrin.gif

For most modern focused flow waterblocks laminar flow stops at .7GPM, diminishing returns becomes significant at around 1GPM and anything beyond 1.5GPM has little to no performance gain.

So yeah, pretty much the same, just don't drop below .6 GPM and no problems should occur with PC waterblocks.
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Originally Posted by ginger_nuts View Post

Being newer blocks 0.7 GPM will be fine thumb.gif

If not mistaken, 1GPM is the "optimal" flow. 0.7 is pretty bloody close. Plus if you have less tubing, bigger tubing etc.

IMO water cooling is like my trade (Air conditioning), It is an exact science, with a 10% tolerance biggrin.gif

For most modern focused flow waterblocks laminar flow stops at .7GPM, diminishing returns becomes significant at around 1GPM and anything beyond 1.5GPM has little to no performance gain.

So yeah, pretty much the same, just don't drop below .6 GPM and no problems should occur with PC waterblocks.
Ok cool. Thanks a ton guys. Right. I shall then go ahead with my purchase for 2 GPU blocks for my loop. Thanks a ton guys!thumb.gif
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