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So ive been trying to figure out what pump I need to water cool 2x gpu's and 1 cpu, which one would you guys choose D5 or DDC, there will be 2x 40mm radiators, I was thinking about 2 separate loops with one pump in each loop or one loop with 2 pumps in it, thank you for your help
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D5 or DDC will work fine. 2 separate loops would be complete overkill and over complication though. You could run 2 pumps on a single loop for a slight boost and also for redundancy but it won't be necessary since you aren't going through that many components.

D5 pump for silence, but will introduce heat from the pump into the loop. Adequately strong for this loop.
DDC pump for more pressure, heat will exit from the pump itself, not into the loop. Very strong, but not as quiet as a D5.

Either pump can be turned down to near silent/silent levels of operation though. Just get whichever pump/reservoir setup you think looks the best and fits really, either will be plenty strong.
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Either pump, pick what will suit your ascetics best, and you only need 1.
 
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