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post #11 of 16
I notice some people saying he needs a res or T-line.

According to his picture, he has two XSPC bay res/pump combos, so he has no need for an additional res or t-line, just a rethink in how pumps work.
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post #12 of 16
Series pumps would be better than the way you have yours set up. Your set up and lead to flow issues if the pumps are not pushing/pulling the same amount of water possibly causing your "vacuum" effect and tbh 2 pumps is way over kill for your build. If that is the XSPC dual bay you have I think you can get tube fittings to make it into a serial config over a parallel.
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post #13 of 16
No no no no no.

WHY are there 2 pumps? just take one out and it will be fine.

radiators do not tend to add a ton of restriction to a loop.
    
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post #14 of 16
Yes the radiator contains a res but he still needs a t line to bleed the system of air.
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post #15 of 16
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No no no no no.

WHY are there 2 pumps? just take one out and it will be fine.

radiators do not tend to add a ton of restriction to a loop.
I agree with this. There's no point in having two pumps, especially with your very low restriction loop. I have the same radiator as you, cooling my CPU and graphics card. Plus, I have a reservoir. A single Swiftech D5 Vario MCP655 pump is doing the entire job like a hero and it works like a charm.

Regardless, yeah, fit a reservoir before the pump(s) so that it can be used to bleed the air out of the system. A Swiftech Micro Rev2.0 reservoir is great - tiny but big enough to make filling and draining easy and it quickly bleeds air out of the loop. These are cheap, too!
    
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post #16 of 16
Guys, he has 2x XSPC bay reservoir/pump combos.
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