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post #1 of 11
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Hello,

I've been lurking the forums for awhile now and i have a question about my flow rate im bouncing around between .88 and .96 GPM is this a normal flow rate for the parts i have? and is it a healthy flow rate?

I have

heatkiller 3.0

2 danger den 470 full block

2 black ice pro III 360's rads

1 black ice pro 240 rad

1 koolance pmp 400 with the cov rp-400 top

koolance ins-17 flowmeter

bitpower 150 cylindar res

1 cpx 1200 pro pump for redundancy

Here is a bad pic

post #2 of 11
seems about right with what you're running.
 
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post #3 of 11
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Cool thanks does that sound like its a safe flow rate? or should a try and get a bigger pump?
post #4 of 11
You generally want around 1 gpm, but ur not much under that so I wouldn't worry.
 
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post #5 of 11
you got sum case on case action there op
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Sweet thanks man
post #7 of 11
hahaha, I love that setup, almost did something similar myself once... anywho if its throttling a good bit could be something other than water in the loop, maybe air?

1gpm as one poster said is about the break even point for temps to flow. Could always add another pump in parallel if its on your mind, not like you dont have the space.
 
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Do you generally leave the case door off the bottom watercooling case holder? How are the fans configured? If you're having problems with temperature it's probably due to the fact that air is being re-used by the radiators.
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That's perfectly fine no worries and your pump is one of the best. No need for more trouble
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Quote:
Originally Posted by charliehorse55 View Post
Do you generally leave the case door off the bottom watercooling case holder? How are the fans configured? If you're having problems with temperature it's probably due to the fact that air is being re-used by the radiators.
Temps seem ok

under occt small pack test and furmark multi gpu both running for 30-40 minutes

cpu hits about 57-62°c

GPU's hits about 60°c

running just occt

cpu hits 51°c

furmark

GPU's hit about 55°c

right now im using the Koolance tms-200 for pump and some fan control
i have it set up so that if the water in the system reaches 45°c the second pump the cpx 1200 pro kicks on

im also running the fans on the 120.3's at 5v

has anyone used the Danger Dens fli fittings? Im wondering if they are causing the lower flow when i drain the system the water gets trapped entering card one and i have the drain coming out of card 2

http://www.dangerden.com/store/cross...-fittings.html
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