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post #11 of 20
i need me some 800D. really nice case there.

can we get a pic of a pump top installed and an explanation around why it increases flow rate? I would think adding a passive solid object to the picture would be guaranteed to reduce flow...
Edited by lloyd mcclendon - 2/9/11 at 7:34pm
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Well, if it isn't any good why would they sell it. It wasn't a cheap one.
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i don't know that's what i'm asking. isnt the pump with nothing connected guaranteed to have the least restriction and greatest flow? Adding something can only mean more restriction right?

Note: I got a D in physics. but just thinking about it simply I don't get it...
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post #14 of 20
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Well, if it isn't any good why would they sell it. It wasn't a cheap one.
It's not that it isn't good it is the fact that it is made out of aluminum. Most of all (newer) rads and water blocks are copper and copper+aluminum will cause some corrosion issues.

Refer to:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...waterloop.html
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post #15 of 20
aluminum is garbage. Just because something costs a lot doesn't mean it is good. It destroys everything that is copper in ur loop. It literally puts holes in them
 
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post #16 of 20
aluminum = No!

copper, brass, nickel, acetal, plexi = Yes
post #17 of 20
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Well, if it isn't any good why would they sell it. It wasn't a cheap one.
hmm what kind of logic is that? you cant be that naive.. lol

all the other parts look good though.. good luck with the build
post #18 of 20
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aluminum is garbage. Just because something costs a lot doesn't mean it is good. It destroys everything that is copper in ur loop. It literally puts holes in them
It's actually the aluminum that gets destroyed.
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post #19 of 20
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It's actually the aluminum that gets destroyed.
Not true, check out the link I posted a few posts up.
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Not true, check out the link I posted a few posts up.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galvanic_corrosion
http://www.roymech.co.uk/Useful_Tabl...or_bi_met.html

Copper is more noble metal than aluminum so it's aluminum that gets corroded, copper will just get some more metal from aluminum that gets eaten away.
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