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Flow layout with submerged pump?

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Istari1

Member
Joined
Mar 12, 2002
Location
Raleigh NC
Ok, so I have all my systems parts on the way and I am wondering what order I should route my water through the system. I have a 500 GPH pump with res, a heatercore. and a Maze3. Now people have said that a submerged pump will heat the water (though I havent seen much proof of this). So my question is why dont I just run this flow layout:

pump -> rad -> WB -> pump

This way any heat from the pump will be dissapated by the rad then go to the waterblock, then hopefully a small amount of WB heat will dissapate in the res and then also the rad again. Is there any real problem with this setup? Anything I am overlooking? Thanks all.

Josh
 

Diggrr

Underwater Senior Member
Joined
Nov 29, 2001
That's how I'd run it. Looking good....make sure to post temps on that shiny new maze 3, I'm sure everyone's curious as I am.
 

plague

Member
Joined
Jun 15, 2001
Location
NJ
I dont use a rad, but thats the way mine is setup. My theory is that cooler water will be sent to the cpu. I dont really know how much difference it would make, you would have to try it both ways in your own setup to find out.