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well I was wondering is having a reservoir better or worse in a loop? I would think better because of the added water but I am not sure was wondering what you guys think. i have a BIX360, 2x EK 88GT and a DD TDX. I was wondering if I should keep my reservoir or just keep only a T-line?? I have an EK res 250. decently big. will the extra liquid in there help the cooling of my CPU and 2 GPUs on the same loop?
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it wont help cool at all but it does make it a million times easier to get all the air out of the loop when you fill it
    
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A res will help with bleeding a lot more than a t-line, also with the extra watter you add a little thermal capacity, although I doubt it would make any difference. I run a t-line but I've been debating the micro res, just personal preference really.
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post #4 of 20
I find that a res look better then just having a tubing hanging there.
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I use a 5.25 bay res I love it bleeding is insanely easy and the front of your computer looks very sexy
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post #6 of 20
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well another question should i move from the EK to the swiftech Micro res?....I was wondering because the micro res actually has a fill port on top and its easier to bleed with that open then without that right?....ummm my main concern to change was the effect of performance so i guess it wont make a difference im just gonna pick one up for $20 not too steep to clean up my loop a little.
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post #7 of 20
I would get the micro res personally, I need to get off my lazy ass and order one...
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well another question should i move from the EK to the swiftech Micro res?....I was wondering because the micro res actually has a fill port on top and its easier to bleed with that open then without that right?....ummm my main concern to change was the effect of performance so i guess it wont make a difference im just gonna pick one up for $20 not too steep to clean up my loop a little.
how about that top i linked you last night it the best option IMO http://www.frozencpu.com/products/69...tl=g30c107s156
    
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post #9 of 20
I have the Swiftech Mirco res I like it.
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post #10 of 20
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I went with the XSPC clear top... and I was thinking about the micro res....I have had a few bad experiences with mixing a res with a pump ....but i am hoping it isnt too expensive...I pretty much have a second WC system with all the upgrades I have done just need waterblocks and I'm set with another kit...(just waiting for rep so i can sell then there goes all my extras and in comes cash )
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