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I have on order a cooling kit that includes CPU, GPU, 240mm Rad, and 750 l/h pump. If I wanted to add another 120mm Rad between CPU and GPU, would I also need another pump to help keep the water moving rapidly? The supplemental pump I'm looking at is only 300 l/h, so would that actually have the potential to slow water flow? Thanks.
post #2 of 12
Rad's don't add much resistance and using miss matched pumps does more harm then good.
    
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Specifically what pump do you have and what pump are you looking to add?
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Alright, adding info and upgrading pump. I have the XSPC Raystorm 750 rs240 on order, and my concern was that cooling both my gpu and cpu would be a little toasty. Thats why I wanted to add another 120mm rad and pump. After searching a bit more I found these:

Radiator

Pump

The pump is adjustable up to 1000 l/h, so It could definitely pull its own weight. Also forgot to mention that the 240 Radiator will be mounted ON TOP of my case, and the pump/res that comes with the kit will be well below it. That was why I was concerned about lack of power.

I am communicating with the seller to get a better price on those. My question is, are those what I need?
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Don't mix aluminium with modern water cooling gear.
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One quality pump is all you need.
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So I should find a pure Copper Radiator?
post #8 of 12
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What about This? Are G1/4 Threads what I need? I know nothing about thread pitch size, etc. Does G1/4 cover size or just pitch? Thanks.
post #9 of 12
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What about This? Are G1/4 Threads what I need? I know nothing about thread pitch size, etc. Does G1/4 cover size or just pitch? Thanks.

G1/4 is a standard. It covers pitch, diameter and depth. In short you get a part (block res, whatever) that has G1/4 connection threads G1/4 fittings will fit it.
    
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post #10 of 12
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Alright guys, thanks for the help.
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