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Hey guys, I'm getting ready to throw my loop together, and I need to know what pump I need.

I'm going to be using:
Cpu block
Gpu full cover block
Dual RX240 rad's

Also, I need it to be able to fit in a 5.25 in. bay reservoir adapter, and cheaper is better.

Thanks!
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MCP355/35X/DDC3.2/3.25. There are some bay reservoirs with mounts for those.
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MCP355/35X/DDC3.2/3.25. There are some bay reservoirs with mounts for those.
So an mcp350 would be enough?
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Quote:
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So an mcp350 would be enough?
Yes, though personally I'd spend a little more for the 355 if you can handle it.
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Yes, though personally I'd spend a little more for the 355 if you can handle it.
What would the benefit be for the slightly higher noise level? I'm looking for a really quiet build, which is why I said the mcp350 instead of the mcp355.
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Quote:
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What would the benefit be for the slightly higher noise level? I'm looking for a really quiet build, which is why I said the mcp350 instead of the mcp355.
Better performance, which is important with multiple blocks.
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post #7 of 13
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Better performance, which is important with multiple blocks.
What kind of performance are we talking about? 2c? 5c? 10c?

Your talkin to a water cooling noobie.
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post #8 of 13
that's why I'm leaning on the 3.1 too, lower noise.

for bay res, XSPC makes a few: one DDC dual bay, dual DDC shared res ("XSPC" logo on the acrylic, includes one pump-plug), dual DDC split bay ("XSPC" logo on the aluminum face plate, no pump-plug due to the res is split into two separate compartments.)

http://www.xspc.biz/manuals.php
post #9 of 13
You could do an MCP350 with a XSPC Premium Acrylic Reservoir that would outperform the stock MCP355. This way, the MCP350 should still be just as quiet and use less power.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=23357

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You could do an MCP350 with a XSPC Premium Acrylic Reservoir that would outperform the stock MCP355. This way, the MCP350 should still be just as quiet and use less power.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=23357

That sounds like a great idea, but unfortunately, I have to use a 5.25 in. bay res with it, otherwise it won't fit. I'll be using the 690 II advanced for this loop, so it has to fit in the drive bays.

Wouldn't the xspc 5.25 in. res adapter have the same effect though? it's pretty much the same thing isn't it?
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