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post #44281 of 102273
I've heard some stories of the XSPC bay res cracking over time and leaking, so I'd go with the Koolance one to be safe.
post #44282 of 102273
I here a lot of negatives on the Koolance reservoirs. I would skip them tbh. XSPC one is solid.
post #44283 of 102273
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I here a lot of negatives on the Koolance reservoirs. I would skip them tbh. XSPC one is solid.

The only thing negative I have heard about them is peoples trouble bleeding them.

Have pretty much heard that about every bay res though I never had a problem doing that myself.

I'd go with the koolance personally. Looks 100x cooler and with water cooling looks are everything. smile.gif
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Thanks for the reply's. Yeah I've certainly seen negatives about both. So thats what is making the decision that much harder thinking.gif

I'm pretty sure running a dual pump top such as the EK or Bitspower option would be better but they require a few more connections in the loop and I would like to minimize those.
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post #44285 of 102273
My D5 XSPC reservoir, never had a leak but I ended up selling it since the D5 was noisy for my taste.
post #44286 of 102273
That is sweet looking, Good work man
post #44287 of 102273
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sky test bench wheee.gif I shared this with my fellows members and I want to share it here too. smile.gif
Test bench made from old oval table. I could not wait till my RiG get's ready to setup my loop.

3570k lapped 4.7MHz
GTX 780 Hydro's sli
RX360 rad
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and bench it like a crazy. the rest of the hardware is in my sig
























That is sweet looking, Good work man
post #44288 of 102273
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That is sweet looking, Good work man

I decide to make this test bench because i could no wait any longer to play with my cards. I'm still waiting for some new parts to arrive so my MOD still going to take some time so til there i a bit to play at least. by the way thank you.
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post #44289 of 102273
I was choosing between the XSPC and the Koolance, except for the single bay versions. I ended up going with Koolance because it just looked so much cooler :-)
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post #44290 of 102273
Now finally available in a color I can actually get behind. Worth the wait IMO...


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