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My Liang D5 basic has been going strong the 3 years i had it. Before then i bought it used off of a forum member here. Now that i run my computer as a server it is on 24/7. Should i rebuild my water cooling loop to add another D5 for redundancy? If so, can you recommend me a dual d5 pump top.
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yeah I think I can check this one out, Ive heard good things about it, a a friend of mine if using one and its been flawless.
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11252/ex-pmp-100/Bitspower_Dual_D5_Mod_Top_Extreme_-_POM_Version_BP-2D5TOPP-BK.html?tl=g30c107s1805

hope that's been some help:thumb:
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A second pump is one option, another option is some kind of flow rate, temperature or pump RPM monitoring system.

You can use several programs to shut the computer down if the CPU / GPU / whatever temperature exceeds a set point. This will shut the computer down in case of pump failure.

The pump RPM wire (if it has one) can be plugged directly into a motherboard fan header, you can then use software, such as speed fan, to shut the computer down if that falls below a certain level.

You can get flow sensors which can be plugged into fan headers on the motherboard, although temperature sensors need to go through a controller like the Aquero, BigNG or Heatmaster. These can also be used to shut down the computer if the flow rate or water temperature go outside set limits.


If you do want to get another pump it does not have to be a D5; so long as the overall loop flow rate does not exceed the lowest rated flow of either pump you are fine. Martin did his dual pump test with a D5 and a DDC with no ill effects, in theory you could easily run a D5 and something like a Jingway 1200 in the same loop.
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post #4 of 4
The bitspower dual top and with some bitspower mod kit, the result would be sexy. I'm currently using the dual top and mod kit, both the looks and the performance is great.
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