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I always run my dual out blocks straight into a dual in res, that way I get as un-restrictive flow through the block as I can get. If you "Y" the 2 outs back together that kind of defeats the purpose I think, you could still get a little more volume through them even that way if you brought them back together as far from the block as practical.
Edited by ira-k - 7/22/09 at 10:10am
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I always run my dual out blocks straight into a dual in res, that way I get as un-restrictive flow through the block as I can get. If you "Y" the 2 outs back together that kind of defeats the purpose I think, you could still get a little more volume through them even that way if you brought them back together as far from the block as practical.

I like the res. idea but you could also bring 2 1/2 inch hoses back togather in a 5/8 inch hose then go to the res.

by the way I find 7/16 i.d. hose much easier to work with.
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I like the res. idea but you could also bring 2 1/2 inch hoses back togather in a 5/8 inch hose then go to the res.

by the way I find 7/16 i.d. hose much easier to work with.
Sure you could.I like 7/16x5/8 for internal loops, external I go with 1/2x3/4 to get every bit of flow that I can..

They used to have a Swifty/DD dual in HDPE res that I used a lot, I haven't seen one for sale in while now. The EK and some bay res would do the same thing.

On my TEC rig I have a sealed 5 gallon bucket res that I made into a dual re-turn. For smaller loops I just use that HDPE res I have.

This is that bucket res, it has a big spin in center for it. The other 2- 3/8" ports you see are for its cooling loop, I actively cool the res, helps with TEC, just on water I wouldn't bother with it.






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Sure you could.I like 7/16x5/8 for internal loops, external I go with 1/2x3/4 to get every bit of flow that I can..

They used to have a Swifty/DD dual in HDPE res that I used a lot, I haven't seen one for sale in while now. The EK and some bay res would do the same thing.

On my TEC rig I have a sealed 5 gallon bucket res that I made into a dual re-turn. For smaller loops I just use that HDPE res I have.

This is that bucket res, it has a big spin in center for it. The other 2- 3/8" ports you see are for its cooling loop, I actively cool the res, helps with TEC, just on water I wouldn't bother with it.





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Pictures of Ira-K's set up always impress me. There's something dark and industrial and supersize about it that you just can't get with normal portions of LC goodness...even triple rad set ups look domestic and meek in comparison.

Any Federal agent would immediately jump to the conclusion that you are running some sort of Underground Research Facility involving the torture of CPUs via hypothermia.
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ira-K has my vote for mad scientist of the year

ira that set up must be in the garage, my wife would never let something like that in to HER house
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Any Federal agent would immediately jump to the conclusion that you are running some sort of Underground Research Facility involving the torture of CPUs via hypothermia.
......Hey when I DICE and use acetone I vent it out the window with a foil zip tube and fan, it's always surprised me they haven't come a knocking yet....I can just see myself explaining to them 3 AM in the morning that I'm just OC'ing!

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ira-K has my vote for mad scientist of the year

ira that set up must be in the garage, my wife would never let something like that in to HER house
No Bud thats in a spare bedroom that she has refused to come in and clean in a couple of years now, I've got it made..
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Ira-K, the only married man I know who's in-house overclocking adventures aren't aesthetically challenged by his significant other.
  
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What kind of 3d rendering program do you guys use? I have been interested in playing around with those kind of programs and only know of 3Dmax.
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