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I am looking to upgrade my puny 120 rad to a 220 Swiftech. However I may just use both. It will be for a cpu loop only. I am considered that my dB-1 will not be powerful enough to flow the water through 2 rads. Do you think that a dB-1 is powerful enough to flow water through 2 rads, not too far away from each other tube wise, with a cpu only. Thanks.
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It'll be plenty. Martin tested it and it got pretty good results for a $50 pump. I just don't know how restrictive your block is, so if it's extremely restrictive it might have problems. But since it's fine now, adding a second rad shouldn't hurt. Also, you should be fine with any rad but a BIX II, they are slightly restrictive.
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Aight thanks Piggy, rep++.
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post #5 of 12
It's really worthwhile spending a bit more for a D5 vario which will last you forever and be enough for anything. More flow is always better .
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post #6 of 12
I can back up the db-1 as well. It powered my dual block, dual rad loop quite well. Not terrific flow rates, but the best 50 dollar pump you can buy for sure.
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It's really worthwhile spending a bit more for a D5 vario which will last you forever and be enough for anything. More flow is always better .
Seconded... I've been using D5's for a while and they're awesome pumps.

Although I have been thinking of nabbing a DB-1 for my 24/7 rig, I hear very good things (The varios get expensive)
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post #8 of 12
As already stated, the (Laing) D5 is a stellar pump.

The DB1 is also a great pump for its size.

If you have the money, I would go for the D5 for expandibilities (loop length and added restriction) sake.

I have a couple of CPU-only loops (3') that the DB1 pushes, one is a Fuzion and the other is a Double Impact. Both loops run strong and well. I would only recommend the DB1 (cost aside) if space is an issue.

Got Space? Got Money? Then D5 Vario is a solid recommendation.
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post #9 of 12
Did Danger Den release the big brother version of the dB-1 yet?
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post #10 of 12
They released the CPX-1, but I can't find the bigger brother to that one, the CPX pro anywhere. Here is martins review of the pro though.
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