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Any possible loop improvements that I can make?

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This is my loop as it is now.

I'm wondering if there are any possible improvements that are possible for me to make. I have an aquaero in the loop as well with an MPS 400 flow sensor. With just the basic calibration and without calibrating the unit manually it tells me that the flow rate is 1.1-.2 gpm.

Would it make any sense to split the loop into two? Top chamber cooling the cpu +mb and the bottom cooling the 3 video cards or vice versa.

If I do end up with dual loops. Should I just give each loop a single d5 or go extreme and do dual d'5's for each loop?

My biggest concern right now are cpu temps. 4.8 @ 1.425v gives me temps that are in the 80's on the hottest core at full load. The other components are fine, mb is in the 40's and cards are at 40-50c

Any suggestions are welcome, if you see anything as inefficient or wrong.


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post #3 of 6
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So you think screw the d5's and just get an iwaki? I had an iwaki about 10 years ago, and man are those things loud.
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post #4 of 6
Not that something is wrong, but I have to ask other than cause you can....why 4 Rads?


My 8350 @ 4.9ghz on 1.47v with a single Black Ice GTX 360 with a MCP355 Swiftech pump and 3 high static air pressure Delta fans stays under 60c loaded up.
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post #5 of 6
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I was going for silence or as close as possible. The rads are set up with push on one side and pull on the other at about 1250 rpm.

Plus I got lucky and got a caselabs case that accomadates all of them, so... why not? lol
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post #6 of 6
Yeah why not... cool


I'm thinking of swapping out my rads to some lower fin count ones and using gentle typhoons on them..
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