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Hello everyone,

I am a bit of a newbie to watercooling and have heard various things about this pump:

http://americanaquariumproducts.com/ViaAqua1300.html

I know it isn't going to be quite as good as some others, but for ~$25 with shipping, what does everyone think about it for use with a 1, possibly 2 block system?
    
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i wouldnt buy from somewhere that cant even spell "ceramic" correctly .
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Via Aqua 1300 Aquarium Pump; Mag drive & cermaic shaft,
    
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didn't even notice that. I just looked around and it seemed like the best place to buy from. They are an aquarium store, so they are not expected to do difficult stuff like install a water based system in a place that hates water ^_^ they just have to throw the pump in the water with some tubing.
    
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Review:
http://www.overclockers.com/articles723/
http://www.modthebox.com/review221_1.shtml

Mod tip: http://wc101.com/guides/ViaAqua


It has good flowrate and adequate head. However, the heat dump is a concern. I would guesstimate 20-25w into your loop. I wouldn't use too many in a loop.
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However, the heat dump is a concern. I would guesstimate 20-25w into your loop. I wouldn't use too many in a loop.
I plan on just using one in my loop.
    
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should be just fine

much better than anything in that TT WC LOL
    
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Hello everyone,

I am a bit of a newbie to watercooling and have heard various things about this pump:

http://americanaquariumproducts.com/ViaAqua1300.html

I know it isn't going to be quite as good as some others, but for ~$25 with shipping, what does everyone think about it for use with a 1, possibly 2 block system?
i 100% love this pump, and would recommend it. Buy one from becooling on ebay, it comes preconstructed with 1/2" barbs and sillicone sealed!!!
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this pump is powerful enough to go through a CPU waterblock, and a 3x120mm radiator correct?
    
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this pump is powerful enough to go through a CPU waterblock, and a 3x120mm radiator correct?
Yes.
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thanks, some one is selling a thermochill HE120.3 for <$50 plus shipping sooo meehhh might as well try it!
    
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