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Crispy

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Water Pump......a RIO 600....??? it's cheap but seems nice...so that's why I want Opinions. Thank You
 

Colin

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Nothing wrong with Rio pumps. I have had a good results with a Rio 800. They are easily modified to run inline but they are a bit noisy. A Danner or Eheim type inline pump would probably be a better long term investment. I have also found that with the proper block and radiator, a higher flow pump will lower temps. When you get into the 500GPH area, the superior Danner or Eheim are less money.
 
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Crispy

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So Would a 700 GPH be safe enough to run in a PC?
I would worry about the water pressure Popping the Hoses off or something. But then again I've never messed with Water cooling/Pumps so I don't know. Just what I figured would happen. A 700GPH is only $3 more than a 500GPH. And I am planning on Getting a Danger Den Maze2 WaterBlock and they're supposed to hold with up to like 1000GPH (I think). I just don't want water Spraying all over inside my case...You know. Thank You for your Help
 

DocSilly

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Feb 22, 2001
Crispy

Pumps are rated in gph = Gallons throughput per hour

DangerDen pressuretested his waterblock at 1000 psi and up where psi = pounds per square-inch
That's some serious pressure, just look how it ripped the waterblock apart ... waterpumps run on low pressure.
 

Tomsawyer

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Jan 5, 2001
I used a rio in my original setup, in fact theres a pict of it floating around here or over at my website home.cfl.rr.com/tomsawyer
The rio was a great little pump but i must concur it was a tad noisy. If your worried about pressure just slip some hose clamps on there though I have yet to have a leak :)