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Or is that too expensive? Having a good pump with high water flow= lower temps right?

Everything looks good to me. I haven't read much in to flow rates vs. max temperatures. I'll actually run a quick test now to see what an increased flow does for CPU temps. I'll post back in about 15-20 minutes.
   
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Ok thanks!
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Just finished some prime95 runs, and the results are interesting.

Relevant data about the loop: MCP35X w/ EK DDC X-Top, XSPC Raystorm on a 2500k @ 5.0GHz @ 1.448V, EVGA Hydrocopper on a GTX 680 @ idle, Alphacool UT60 360mm, GT AP-15's in push + pull at 5V. Ambient temp of 23.33C

I used the BIOS to set the pump speed manually to the lowest and highest possible speed.

With the pump at it's minimum speed, my CPU cores maxed out at 62, 66, 66, 67.

At it's maximum speed my CPU cores maxed out at 60, 65, 64, 65.

With more than double the noise output and an RPM increase of about 1,600rpm there was only a 1-2C delta between the runs.
   
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That's really nothing lol. I'm not worried about a few degrees change. Thanks for your input. I guess I don't really need the expensive pump I want to get? I'm just afraid man my parts were really expensive I don't want to leak on them.
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That's really nothing lol. I'm not worried about a few degrees change. Thanks for your input. I guess I don't really need the expensive pump I want to get? I'm just afraid man my parts were really expensive I don't want to leak on them.

The pump you got is perfectly fine. Since it acts as the "heart" of your loop it's definitely not the component to cheap out on.

As far as leaks are concerned, you've got the right fittings for the right tubing. Just get the compression rings tightened and you won't see any leaks.
   
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