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You want a res right before the pump or you will starve it for water...

Have you tried any re-mounts yet? Is all the air out of your loop? If you can shake your rad to make sure all the air is out of it, do it while the pump is running...Really tilt your case around front to back and side to side to work the air out, just don't uncover the barbs in the res or you can suck air back in...Stick a thick phone book under the front of your case to keep the barbs covered, I guess you have a bay res, thats the only one you would need to do that to...

EDIT: Hey are you using a back-plate on it? That can help you to get a better mount...Dtek FuZion Intel 775 Pro-Mount set
Well I don't think it's starved for water, I seem to have quite a good flow...

Yes I do have a back-plate, I made a custom one. Maybe I'll see if I put on too much AS5...
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Yeah try some re-mounts and see what it does...I'd put your res right before the pump to...
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Yeah try some re-mounts and see what it does...I'd put your res right before the pump to...
Hmm... that would requite a bit of re tubing... not sure I'm up for that... I'll have to send you some pics of my setup, it's a little non-standard what I've done...
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Hmm... that would requite a bit of re tubing... not sure I'm up for that... I'll have to send you some pics of my setup, it's a little non-standard what I've done...
HaHa......I like non-standard....Pic's, pic's...

The reason you want the res right before the pump is so the intake on the pump will stay flooded, or have a "True Flooded Suction" the easier the pump can draw water into the suction side the better it will perform and it will strain the pump less, less heat build up in the pump means less heat transfer to the water and cooler temp's for the components...I like to keep my res above my pump to, it lessens the chance of dry starts which can hurt the longevity of your pump if nothing else...So if you keep it like it is i would at least have the suction tube angled towards the pump, a pump pushes well but it wont suck very well...
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perhaps you should reseat your block and put new paste down and tighten her good.

It generaly is
RPBRR
res>pump>block>RAD>res
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i second what sublime said. sounds like a heat transfer problem
    
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perhaps you should reseat your block and put new paste down and tighten her good.

It generaly is
RPBRR
res>pump>block>RAD>res
remember theres heatdump in pumps, so i believe the generally its

pump>rad>block>res>pump
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