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post #51 of 60
Wow the WC that i wanted cost me $500

Thats super cheap for you CD
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If it's going to be too much of a hassle, forget it. But it would be a helluva comparison, because I am in the market for a new pump sometime soon Thanks!
What all is this pump going to have to do.

I think the DB-1 is suficient for a low restriction loop...and I betcha two of them on opposite ends would push through a fair amount of blocks/rads... at $50 it's hard to beat...

I agree it would be a great thing to quantify--if I keep everything the same and only change the pumps it should be clear if it drops the temps at all...

@Mikey--there are so many choices out there it's hard to know what's the best bang for the buck--from a Heatercore for $27.50 to a PA 3.120
for nearly $200...and now there are some insance rads with 9.120 dimensions...

That and a 1200 Watt PSU should make anyone's eMember considerably longer...

But after much reading on the matter back when WC was still very rare and new to the scene I came to the POV that Stew Forster is god. The stuff Cathar came up with RE rads and Waterblocks still works great today...now there are always iinnovations--so when the FuZion hit the scene I wanted to see what was what--and it seems to be a great block.

But when it comes to RAds I will really have to see some proof that there is anything that will hang with ThermoChill.

To that end I just got a pair of BIP II rads to test.

Considering how famous I am on the internet I would have thought HW labs would be sending me product to test...but nooooooo I had to buy them--so I am already predisposed against them...they should at least buy me dinner or a drink...just to butter me up--being a hardcore Thermochill Fanboy

We will see...

If the do perform I will be soooo happy to save $50...if not they will make someone else happy here on the FS threads

I would love to find a high perf rad that is only 25mm thick--as it would fit up in the top of the 900 on the inside--which would be super slick...
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Hey CD I just saw on the spec's those little pumps will operate at up to 13.2V that might give them a decent little bump in the flow department...
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Hmmm...well I am still too busy to tear into the Test Tray ATM...but I will be making some improvements.

Funny thing about running an Online biz--it takes just as much time as any other biz...and since my customers are nocturnal it makes for some late nights too!
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DB-1 http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=21455
$45
500 LPH
2m head



Any chance of benchmarking these:


Magicool Compact: Cheap but I suspect it is too weak.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=21623
$35
270 LPH
No head rating though

AlphaCool AP700: This might beat the DB-1 in low restriction loops since it has a greater flowrate but lower head.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=21607
$50
720 LPH
1.5m head

AlphaCool AP1510
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=4505
$100
1500 LPH
6m head
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I just got offered a chance to join some reviewers and maybe I can get those from the MFRs for review...
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that'd be great
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Hmmm...well I am still too busy to tear into the Test Tray ATM...but I will be making some improvements.

Funny thing about running an Online biz--it takes just as much time as any other biz...and since my customers are nocturnal it makes for some late nights too!
Yeah it takes a big chunk of your time no matter how you do it...At least this line of work you have a passion for...
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I just wish I had enough mojo to get out there and run that roof--I need to get that done ASAP--but between staying up till 2 AM and spending 6-8 hours online it's just not happening...maybe tomorrow.
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I just got offered a chance to join some reviewers and maybe I can get those from the MFRs for review...
Wonder whoever that could be.
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