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Wat? Alphacool is a great company.
EK if you have extra mullah.

Well with this failure rate, I think it's worth it. specialtech don't seem to stock it, but I found one here; http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=WC-209-EK

That's the one I should get right? It will also replace the current one and fit in my setup nicely without having to change anything. Still going to be a pain to drain it all and flush the radiators again.
post #42 of 125
Yup, that will be fine. You don't have to flush the radiators if your loop is clean and you've done it recently.
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Well with this failure rate, I think it's worth it. specialtech don't seem to stock it, but I found one here; http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=WC-209-EK

That's the one I should get right? It will also replace the current one and fit in my setup nicely without having to change anything. Still going to be a pain to drain it all and flush the radiators again.
TBH alphacool is perfectly fine.
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TBH alphacool is perfectly fine.

Talking about tops not the pump.
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Talking about tops not the pump.
I know. The tops are fine.
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post #46 of 125
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Posted today.
Also found that specialtech do stock the EK top, it was just named differently, I think this is the same one right? http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/customer/EK-CSQ-D5-X-Top-for-Laing-D5-Pumps--Acetal-pid-16019.html
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Yup.
post #48 of 125
I have had this issue and can confirm its do to either custom tops OR in my case a bay reservoir. Koolance don't even make my dual pump reservoir anymore and now I know why. They quietly discontinued it without notice.

I have been through 4x MCP-655B pumps in two years and another one just died Sunday. I am furious now, my computer is dead once again... didn't even make it 4 months this time.
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post #49 of 125
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I have had this issue and can confirm its do to either custom tops OR in my case a bay reservoir. Koolance don't even make my dual pump reservoir anymore and now I know why. They quietly discontinued it without notice.

I have been through 4x MCP-655B pumps in two years and another one just died Sunday. I am furious now, my computer is dead once again... didn't even make it 4 months this time.

I guess that settles it then, must be the top. I got a mail from specialtech telling me they got the return, just waiting for more now.
post #50 of 125
If you look at the picture you posted, you have the o-ring fitted wrong – basically you have stretched around the side shoulder of the pump whereas it should fit into the recess of the XSPC top and mate up with the top of the pump to create a perfect seal.

The way you have it means the the pump impeller is hitting the XSPC pump top which in turn is pushing the impeller back into the pump casing causing it to hit the sidewall as can be seen by the friction marks.

It’s lucky it lasted as long as it did to be honest but not something that i would warrant an RMA as it’s user error.

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