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Hey all,

I was wondering if i can add a reservoir to my all in one loop and still have good water flow.

Or should i add another pump to the loop or scrap the cpu block / pump combo and just get a new pump and separate block compare to the one now.

Please comment anything to help

thanks Aliaros ,

picture of my all in one loop made by raijintek

post #2 of 13
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Originally Posted by Aliaros View Post

Hey all,

I was wondering if i can add a reservoir to my all in one loop and still have good water flow.

Or should i add another pump to the loop or scrap the cpu block / pump combo and just get a new pump and separate block compare to the one now.

Please comment anything to help

thanks Aliaros ,

picture of my all in one loop made by raijintek


Technically you can, Raijntek does partially market it to add to it and play with it, you immediately void your warranty though so do note that, but the fittings and such can be removed or changed and so forth how you see fit. You could add another reservoir if you wanted and it shouldnt add too much if anything to the stain on the pump depending on positioning, even adding say a gpu block i think you would be just fine, cooling temps would get hotter then some would like due to it only being a 240mm rad but you can still do it. and sure its not a D5 pump or anything overly powerful but i think it would do the job just fine for years to come, just dont run it at 100% 24/7 haha. Really this is one of the only AIO's out there you can play with. hope this helps a bit.
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Do you already have the Raijintek and are using it?

If not and your considering it, I would move on from the idea, they have horrible leaking problems and for the same cost as your going to spend on all that you could get a custom loop kit which would be upgradable and expandable, and perform better.

If you don't want a full custom loop kit then I would suggest an EK Predator or Swiftech 220X/240X, they can also be expanded easily.
 
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Do you already have the Raijintek and are using it?

If not and your considering it, I would move on from the idea, they have horrible leaking problems and for the same cost as your going to spend on all that you could get a custom loop kit which would be upgradable and expandable, and perform better.

If you don't want a full custom loop kit then I would suggest an EK Predator or Swiftech 220X/240X, they can also be expanded easily.

From the reviews ive seen its due to the horrid packaging they give it, they get destroyed before they get to their destination. if it survives it seems solid though. though i also dont own it so theres that haha.
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Do you already have the Raijintek and are using it?

If not and your considering it, I would move on from the idea, they have horrible leaking problems and for the same cost as your going to spend on all that you could get a custom loop kit which would be upgradable and expandable, and perform better.

If you don't want a full custom loop kit then I would suggest an EK Predator or Swiftech 220X/240X, they can also be expanded easily.

I am in complete agreement with you. A Triton plus a res will cost more than an H220-X2 or XSPC Raystorm 750 kit, and will be nowhere close in performance, won't be expandable (adding a GPU cripples the pump since it doesn't have enough head pressure for the job) and the leak issues are well documented.


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From the reviews ive seen its due to the horrid packaging they give it, they get destroyed before they get to their destination. if it survives it seems solid though. though i also dont own it so theres that haha.

All of the people who have posted about the block developing leaks months in would probably tell you what those reviews are worth.....
The issue has nothing to do with packaging.
post #6 of 13
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thanks
post #7 of 13
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Yes i do have the system already up and running fine biggrin.gif
post #8 of 13
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Would the res work if i put it lower down than the pump/block combo?

Or do i need another pump and if so do i scrap the other cpu block completely

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thanks Aliaros
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Yes i do have the system already up and running fine biggrin.gif

In that case I don't think I would risk trying to expand it, I doubt the pump could handle much more restriction and modifying it would give a high probability of it leaking. I would just run it until it dies and then consider a kit or better AIO at that point.
 
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Would the res work if i put it lower down than the pump/block combo?

Or do i need another pump and if so do i scrap the other cpu block completely

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thanks Aliaros

If you only add a res i dont think it would really put much of any stress on the system. a little bit on the pump but very light. you should be fine, now adding a gpu to the loop or another rad then you will have issues. but a res you should be fine. sure its not a perfect AIO system to upgrade but a res will do just fine, just make sure to be careful in doing so and make sure not to run the pump dry, running the pump dry is the quickest way to death valley.
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