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As a follow-up to my previous thread, I just wanted to inform you all that according to EK support (which I must admit is quite horrendous), has informed me that the MCP35x pump is NOT compatible with the EK-DDC Dual Top.

I find that hard to believe when according to Performance-PCs, the top is interchangeable with tops from the 350/355, which the EK-DDC Dual Top IS compatible with.

Regardless, I have ordered the dual top and will let you know further when it arrives on Wednesday.
post #2 of 46
D5= MCP655
DDC = MCP 350/355
MCP35x = newer pump model
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post #3 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by rubix_1011;12296849 
D5= MCP655
DDC = MCP 350/355
MCP35x = newer pump model

No, that's incorrect. It's actually:

Laing D5 = MCP655
Laing DDC 3.1 = MCP350
Laing DDC 3.2 = MCP355
Laing DDC 3.25 = MCP35X (and Swiftech adds a PWM circuit)

All of the MCP3** series are compatible with the same Laing DDC tops, as they are all the same physical design.
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post #4 of 46
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Quote:
Originally Posted by charliehorse55;12296941 
No, that's incorrect. It's actually:

Laing D5 = MCP655
Laing DDC 3.1 = MCP350
Laing DDC 3.2 = MCP355
Laing DDC 3.25 = MCP35X (and Swiftech adds a PWM circuit)

All of the MCP3** series are compatible with the same Laing DDC tops, as they are all the same physical design.

So what you're saying is that EK support which I find horrible is actually wrong and my purchase will be worthwhile? smile.gif
post #5 of 46
That's correct. You have been misinformed.
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post #6 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by xyeLz;12297358 
So what you're saying is that EK support which I find horrible is actually wrong and my purchase will be worthwhile? smile.gif

Yep, no problem. Swiftech's own website lists the MCP35X top as a separate part that can be used to upgrade existing 355 and 350 pumps.

Therefore, if the 35X top is compatible with the 355 and 350s there is a very good chance the tops for the 355 and 350 are compatible with the MCP35X.
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post #7 of 46
I was under the impression that while the same physical size, there were differences between the prior DDC versions and the MCP35x?

I know the 3.1 and 3.2 versions existed, but are typically acknowledged as being similar enough to be used for identical tops, which is why I grouped them together.

Odd...my mistake if that's the case.
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post #8 of 46
The MCP35X uses a different PCB than the 350 and the 355, it is a custom thing created by Swiftech to add in PWM pump control.
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post #9 of 46
FYI, there is more to the difference in the 3.25 vs 35X than PWM control as well.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Martinm210;12301387 
FYI, there is more to the difference in the 3.25 vs 35X than PWM control as well.

Such as? thinking.gif
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