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post #1881 of 28303
sexybastard, what tubing size is that?
My microcenter dont have mcres.
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This is what made me decide on the Gentle Typhoons, great performance at low noise levels. And even then they are much quieter with a shroud between them and the rad.



The entire article is here.
What do you think would be a better choice to go with, upgrading from stock Corsair H50 fan and stock Case fan (currently setup in push/pull - exhaust)?

Swapping stock fans out for:

(2) 25mm Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm's
OR
(1) 35mm San Ace + 25mm Shroud
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A warning to you guys if your considering a res. After reading sexy's post and thinking about it for a while, there could be an issue. If you add a res you will be increasing the head pressure on the pump. How much depends on the size of the res. Head pressure is basically the amount of force needed to circulate the water around the loop. The more area you use the more water...this increases the amount of force needed. I'm pretty sure these pumps don't have a lot of head room as to how much additional head pressure they can handle. So if you decide to go this route, keep the res small and keep a close eye on it. I deal with water pumps on a much larger scale so I know it doesn't take a lot to burn them up if not configed properly.
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A warning to you guys if your considering a res. After reading sexy's post and thinking about it for a while, there could be an issue. If you add a res you will be increasing the head pressure on the pump. How much depends on the size of the res. Head pressure is basically the amount of force needed to circulate the water around the loop. The more area you use the more water...this increases the amount of force needed. I'm pretty sure these pumps don't have a lot of head room as to how much additional head pressure they can handle. So if you decide to go this route, keep the res small and keep a close eye on it. I deal with water pumps on a much larger scale so I know it doesn't take a lot to burn them up if not configed properly.
Yea, I was thinking the same thing. But, adding mcres to the H50 shouldnt produce that much pressure so that pump would crap out. As long as u dont use some long,small tubing to restrict water flow u should be good. Right?
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Im considering doing the tubing mod, just the only thing Im stuck on is where I would mount the res. I cant find a logical place to put it. Any ideas? Is there anything to keep in mind, as far as res being lower or higher than the pump, tube length?
Heres what Im dealing with in my case.
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This is where I would put res if I had ur case.
U would have to put that rad a bit closer inside or if u flip the rad and put res under it.


Edited by DraganUS - 1/15/10 at 1:44pm
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How would I mount the res there if there is rubber grommets?
But now thta would be blowing warmer air onto and in the direction of the gpu card's fan.

Moving the res lower will allow shorter tubes and then relating to the post above about head pressure?
Edited by tlxxxsracer - 1/15/10 at 1:46pm
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How would I mount the res there if there is rubber grommets?
Drill the two holes.
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The further below the res is to the pump, the more head pressure it also creates. You have to remember. This is a really small pump were talking about. I dunno. I don't think it's something I would try with the H50.
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In my case rad is close to pump and adding res shouldnt create that much pressure.

What do u think dkev?

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