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Old November 9, 2011, 08:24 AM
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Default One pump or two?

I'm redoing my whole system and wondering if I should invest in another single pump or get another mcp355 to run my setup.
It consists of the following.

XSPC RS320 triple rad
XSPC Rs240 dual rad
2 X Enzotech VGA-IB
XSPC Rasa or Ek Supreme HF
Bitspower Z 250 Res
MCP355 with or without XSPC restop
And a Coolit Elite

I also have a XSPC 750 Pump and res that I could use to make a seperate loop if needed.

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Old November 9, 2011, 08:57 AM
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I always run 2 pumps in every loop for redundancy...
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Old November 9, 2011, 11:44 AM
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I always run 2 pumps in every loop for redundancy...
I try to do the same. And if you go w/ MCP35x you could always run them at slower speeds to make them nearly inaudible.
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Do you run 2 pumps in series? or parallel?
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Do you run 2 pumps in series? or parallel?
Always in series. Parallel pumps offer almost no benefit.
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I'm talking circuit terms.

SO, to be clear, do 1 pump pushing it to the 2nd pump?
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I'm talking circuit terms.

SO, to be clear, do 1 pump pushing it to the 2nd pump?
Multi Pump Setups – Parallel vs. Series martinsliquidlab.org

You always want the pumps to be in series vs parallel.
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Old November 9, 2011, 02:51 PM
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Thanks for that link...that was a good read and answered a lot of other questions I had. That site has a lot of great information
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Multi Pump Setups Parallel vs. Series martinsliquidlab.org

You always want the pumps to be in series vs parallel.
That was a good read. Thanks for the link.
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Thanks for that link...that was a good read and answered a lot of other questions I had. That site has a lot of great information
Check out the like Martin did for the DDC-1T pumps (MCP350) with the EK performance top. The flow rates are good and will compliment any RASA 750 pump in series. And like Martin's page on the review says, I have a few dozen of these pumps available.
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