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post #5221 of 7198
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Its all in the announcement... it has the new EK-SPC pump. The 240 and 360 predators use the Laing DDC3.1 6W and the new 140 and 280mm models wiil use the new EK-SPC pump. I guess the 240 and 360mm models will be updated with the EK-SPC pump at one point.

They are super cool. Going to add one to my buddies GPU, the 140. Just going to take off the CPU block and mount it. should work perfectly.
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post #5222 of 7198
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They are super cool. Going to add one to my buddies GPU, the 140. Just going to take off the CPU block and mount it. should work perfectly.

Why not keep the block and use it on the CPU and just add another 140mm fan for push/pull?
What GPU are we talking about and what CPU?
post #5223 of 7198
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Originally Posted by Steamroller83 View Post

Why not keep the block and use it on the CPU and just add another 140mm fan for push/pull?
What GPU are we talking about and what CPU?

His CPU is already taken care of. 1070
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I'm really intrigued by the 280. I would've bought it over the 360 had it been out when I purchased it, as it would give me more flexibility in total system airflow (Define S). Also like the addition of the better pump.

I'm tempted, but ultimately it'd probably be a waste in money. tongue.gif

As an aside, would the 280 cool worse than the 360? I don't know if the better performance on the new pump can offset the smaller radiator.
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post #5225 of 7198
If performance is your concern, just get an L or P series EK kit.
If you want a reliable long lasting, silent, top performing AIO, get the Predator. wink.gif
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If performance is your concern, just get an L or P series EK kit.
If you want a reliable long lasting, silent, top performing AIO, get the Predator. wink.gif

Haha, I was just entertaining the idea of getting a 280. I think my 360 is great right now, but even if I actually got it, I don't want to be losing too much in performance compared to the 360.
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post #5227 of 7198
So on the Predator 240 and 360 there is an option for the QDC, which if for quick expansion.
I have a few questions for this unit.
First before expanding;
1. How does one know if and when the fluid level goes down and needs to be refilled?
2. Are there fill port on the unit?
3. When one is going about refilling the unit after either changing the fluid or changing out the tubing (but not expanding), how is one to tell when the loop is full or has bubbles in it?
Please remember that I am talking about the base unit before expanding in the above questions.

When expanding I take it one would have to install a res in addition to any other hardware to cool the extra components.
4. Is there not an option for a mini res for the Predator series so one does not have to actually install a separate res?
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post #5228 of 7198
1. Fluid level shouldn't go down that much. The loop is sealed und should only loose tiny bits of cooling liquid. Since the Predator has a small reservoir you have a good amount of time wink.gif
You should be able to tell by the sound of the pump if the level is decreasing. EK writes sth about 5 years maintenance free usage.
2. Yes, at least 2
3. Because of the small reservoir you can fill up the loop, close it, start it shortly, refill, repeat. The rest of air in the reservoir can be filled up by the 2nd port. (It is explained in the manual.)
4. It has a mini reservoir, but you can add an additional one.
post #5229 of 7198
Is it possible to change the pump on the predator unit to a mcp35x?
post #5230 of 7198
HI There

maybe question was asked bevor. sry for that.

Is it Possible to disasamble the Predator?

remove the block an the tubes and use other fitings with 1/4" threads?

Thanks
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