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So Im running my Pump to my rad, From thier can i "Y" to my CPU and GPU? then continue the loop?
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So Im running my Pump to my rad, From thier can i "Y" to my CPU and GPU? then continue the loop?
say what?? you would do pump~~> rad~~> cpu~~> gpu
    
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pump, rad, "Y" connector, 1 line to the CPU, 1 line to the GPU, 1 line off the cpu, 1 line off the GPU, another "Y" Connector, 1 line into the res, 1 line out of the res to the Pump.
Simple loop.
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Originally Posted by Chromey View Post
pump, rad, "Y" connector, 1 line to the CPU, 1 line to the GPU, 1 line off the cpu, 1 line off the GPU, another "Y" Connector, 1 line into the res, 1 line out of the res to the Pump.
Simple loop.
physically it's possible.
but it's rarely recommended since the restriction (flow resistance essentially) is difficult to balance. if one side's really easy to flow through and the other isn't, then the restrictive side gets less coolant going through it as the theory goes (i'm no hydrodynamics expert haha)

Personally if i had to run a GPU and a CPU in a single loop, i'd go in series such as:
pump -> rad -> CPU -> GPU -> res -> pump
or
pump -> CPU -> rad -> GPU -> res -> pump
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Personally if i had to run a GPU and a CPU in a single loop, i'd go in series such as:
pump -> rad -> CPU -> GPU -> res -> pump
or
pump -> CPU -> rad -> GPU -> res -> pump
The second one would be death for your cpu. It has to go thru the gpu and pump be4 getting to the cpu. The first one is the preferred setup.
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Oh Ok So If my CPU block is more restrictive then my GPU block i would run into problems.?
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Its Mean That If You Cpu Block Is More Restrictive Then Gpu Than More Water Will Flow Tho The Gpu Block Which Decrease The Cooling Porformace For The Cpu Block!!
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The second one would be death for your cpu. It has to go thru the gpu and pump be4 getting to the cpu. The first one is the preferred setup.
you're right .
i just threw up the other one option to show the placement and routing isn't set in stone.

it'll all really depend on item placement and how much tubing you wanna burn through. I'd avoid the "y" altogether in either case though.
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