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I still don't agree with running all those blocks in parallel with how it is setup. I agree...you CAN run parallel, but most don't advise it. The fact that you are running MB chipset blocks AND splitting flow is a definite detriment to your flow rates. Argue all you want, but ultimately it's your build. But, I think most would agree that an entirely serial loop would fare better.
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LOL @ this thread.

Careful guys, the OP is adamant on making it clear that he knows what he's doing.
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post #33 of 65
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I still don't agree with running all those blocks in parallel with how it is setup. I agree...you CAN run parallel, but most don't advise it. The fact that you are running MB chipset blocks AND splitting flow is a definite detriment to your flow rates. Argue all you want, but ultimately it's your build. But, I think most would agree that an entirely serial loop would fare better.
I certainly do, but it isn't my build. Most testing done here and on XS shows that serial is the way to go, most don't even think of going parallel across the entire loop because of the cooling risks. This would be an interesting loop to see a before/after on.
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LOL @ this thread.

Careful guys, the OP is adamant on making it clear that he knows what he's doing.
Pretty much, yeah

Edit: If not for the pics I'd think he was just putting us on; twocenst (cents?) and a new account...
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Seems like an 'exercise of an inferiority complex' thread, to me.
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Pretty much, yeah

Edit: If not for the pics I'd think he was just putting us on; twocenst (cents?) and a new account...
I still think that's the case
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[QUOTE Look, I'm not trying to bother you- if you find me unhelpful, I'll leave, but I just wanted to be sure that you looked at your block to make sure it was connected properly, for the type of waterflow the block uses the connections are directional, I think you've got it backwards, which would really lose the effectiveness of that particular block.[/QUOTE]

ok i see what oyur saying about the block. and yes it was on backwards in the picture.. ill make sure it gets flipped/ when we get the chrome t's in..but the temps are pretty low now. i dont think it will change much when it gets flipped ...we will see. till the next encounter thanx for the input. and nice catch on the block.
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ok i see what oyur saying about the block. and yes it was on backwards in the picture.. ill make sure it gets flipped/ when we get the chrome t's in..but the temps are pretty low now. i dont think it will change much when it gets flipped ...we will see. till the next encounter thanx for the input. and nice catch on the block.
It should make a noticeable difference on the CPU temps but let us know.
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here is a pic of temps running at idle for about 2hrs just surfin the web.
my friend just sent it to me. and ill put up another after t's and block are switched.
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not to mention he is running 3- 23'' 3d monitors @120htz
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here is a pic of temps running at idle for about 2hrs just surfin the web.
my friend just sent it to me. and ill put up another after t's and block are switched.
Good temps even if they are only idle temps. What sorts of ambients are you seeing?
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