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How long can I trust a D5

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Jul 26, 2004
I was thinking about the age of some parts in my system , and it struck me that my d5 is @ least 10 years old could be almost 13 . It has been running @ least 75% of that time . Should I pick a new one up ? Im kinda tempted to just leave it till it dies I cant see sitting @ desktop idle(even with no pump) would do much but figured I would ask you guys .

caddi daddi

Godzilla to ant hills
Jan 10, 2012
run her till she dies, there is a risk though, but then even new stuff arrives doa, so run it.


May 7, 2005
wow youve definitely gotten your monies worth out of it! That is great longevity. Ive gone through 5 or six ddc 1s in that length of time. i agree with caddi just run it.


Dec 29, 2004
City of Sin
Til death do you part! I had my first D5 for over 8 years. Came home one day to hear it running dry RIP :( Switch to a mp50x and that didn't even last 2 years when it started to whine then to a slow rough, vibrating sound. Noped and I'm back to a new lovely D5.