Go Back   Hardware Canucks > CASES & COOLING > Water Cooling

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #31 (permalink)  
Old July 30, 2013, 06:18 PM
Hall Of Fame
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Calgary
Posts: 1,259

My System Specs

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sswilson View Post
This isn't so much about order as it is with flow patterns. IMO order doesn't have much effect at all (maybe 1 - 2c max) but a parallel loop without matching restrictions could have a drastic effect if the majority of water flow ends up favoring one leg of the cct vrs another (path of least resistance). I wish I knew more about flow dynamics in a closed loop though, because I'm wondering if perhaps fast flow past the output of the slower loop portion doesn't create a vortex that acts as a vacuum to get flow through that "slower" portion.

Does that make any sense at all?

that vacuum you are describing is called the venturi effect. We used to use venturi TEEs to create the exact effect you are describing to pull hot water through a radiator. To transfer heat to a room.

Venturi effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

__________________
__________________________________________________ __________
"Lesson's cost money... good ones costs lots" -Tony Beets (gold rush)
__________________________________________________ __________
Mah Rig now
Mah Rig before
My stuff for sale.
Reply With Quote
  #32 (permalink)  
Old July 30, 2013, 06:33 PM
sswilson's Avatar
Moderator
F@H
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Moncton NB
Posts: 14,217

My System Specs

Default

Heh... I was going to say venture, but didn't want to sound like a complete idiot if I was way out in left field. :)
__________________
EVGA X58 3X SLI / i7 980X / 3X 4G Mushkin Blackline Frostbite / XFX Pro 1000W / EVGA GTX 680 SC+ 2GB / Intel DC S3700 200G / WD 6401AALS / TT Lvl 10 GT
Swiftech MCP655 WC Pump / EK XT 240 Rad / 2X Scythe Ultra Kaze / EK Supreme HF / Primochill Myriad Dual Bay Res / Dell UltraSharp U2412M

Gigabyte C1007UN-D / 2X4G Gskill PC3-10700 / Pico PSU / 2.5" 750G Toshiba HDD / Mini-Box M350 / 1X 19" BenQ / 1X 17" HP
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Vid block nasrott Water Cooling 1 April 27, 2012 05:04 AM
The value of a GTX 480 with EK WC block Lanboy Off Topic 0 May 29, 2011 05:09 PM
Want to add a block to my gtx 480 botat29 Water Cooling 8 October 16, 2010 04:54 PM
[WTB] WC parts (pump, res, tubing, chipset block and 4850 compatible GPU block) donimo Buy/Sell & Trade 5 February 2, 2009 11:53 AM