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Starting to put together my loop (finally) and using an AMD board, the cpu block will have the ports verticle instead of horizontal.

I bought the blue acrylic top for the HF Supreme and if I were to mount it, the inlet would be on top and outlet on the bottom near the gpu.
The thing is- which is bugging me is that the actual EK is facing upwards (K part at the bottom). Does it matter if I were to rotate the top 180 degree as long as the in/out ports are perpendicular to the jet plate?

Sure its a simple answer, but wanted to make sure (yes im being annoyed over this little thing)
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As long as the port you use as the inlet, is the one closest to the middle, I dont see why not
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As long as the port you use as the inlet, is the one closest to the middle, I dont see why not
Hmm, alright. Any other input?

I didnt know if the block/pins were designed to have the top on a certain way (except the instructions stating correct/incorrect orientation and flow path- Step 1)
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For the EK Series you always want the flow into the middle so it hits the jet plate and circles around and empties out on the outer edge of the CPU block. You will be able to tell as soon as you start benching if you have mistakenly hooked it up the wrong way temps will be much higher than they should. If you have already changed the top on it then you will find out soon if you have not just lay the block out take off the top keep it in the same orientation as the new acrylic top and install the acrylic top the same way that the stock top came off and you are good to go. Just my 2 cents if it helped any~
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Thanks, but I realized the sillyness of my question.(I was tired). But even rotating the top 180 degrees would make the in port at the bottom. Lol!!
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Thanks, but I realized the sillyness of my question.(I was tired). But even rotating the top 180 degrees would make the in port at the bottom. Lol!!
I believe 180 deg is fine. EK has that info on their site. It should show what orientation is OK and not OK.
     
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I don't think you can do that because the top and the other part won't line up right.
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