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post #1 of 5
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Just a quick question about reservoir and pump integration.

For my next build I plan on picking up an EK X-res 250 and make hardline go down to a d5 pump in the basement of my case so essentially there will be 2 parallel pipe runs coming from the 2 front ports at the bottom of the reservoir. The one of the right will go down into my pump and the one to the left will be off to my blocks.

So pump, up to reservoir, reservoir feeding into blocks. I plan to use my front radiator as the source of the inlet for my pump. Will this configuration work?


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post #2 of 5
No that won't work. The resevoir has to feed the pump directly and then the pump needs to feed everything else in serial.
 
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post #3 of 5
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Any suggestions on how I should go about it to create that same effect? I'll be working with a 360 rad on top and a 360 in front
post #4 of 5
Simplest thing would be something like this:



Res -> pump -> GPU2 -> GPU1 -> CPU -> Top rad -> front rad -> res
 
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post #5 of 5
^ Yeah like that or the other way round staring from from rad and return coming from VGA waterblock. Coolant circulation doesn't make any difference to temperatures just remember to go in one big circle and always first step has to be Res->Pump.
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