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Pre build sanity check and a couple of quick Q's

Discussion in 'Watercooling' started by Gav_881, 2 Apr 2020.

  1. Gav_881

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 4 May 2012

    Posts: 1,419

    Decided to go for a brand new build with full custom water using flex tube, will be adding a GPU with FC waterblock once the 3xxx seriese cards go live. I've bought a bunch of stuff off the members market and a few other places including OCUK.

    Q1. Is there a best practice order for pump rads cpu gpu? will have 1 x 240 (side) 1x 360 (bottom) 1x480 (top)

    Q2. did i forget anything? (plan to lift out the pump/res and remove the stopper to drain as required.

    Intel EK Supremacy Evo with an AMD mount ordered seperatly.

    AQUASTREAM XT USB 12V PUMP - ULTRA VERSION with aqua inlet resevoir.

    Alphacool HF 13/10 compression fitting G1/4 - deep black
    Item-ID.: 62365 1x - will be a short length of 10/13 from the pump as its a non G1/4 planning on going to the 240mm rad currently

    Alphacool tube AlphaTube TPV 12,7/7,6 - black matte 3,3m (10ft) retail box
    Item-ID.: 1016779

    Alphacool HF compression fitting TPV - straight - black - 6pcs kit
    Item-ID.: 1016781 2x

    Alphacool tubing AlphaTube HF 13/10 (3/8"ID) - clear 1m (3,3ft) Retailbox
    Item-ID.: 1013845

    1 x 240 x 30
    1 x 360 x 30
    1x 480 - not yet ordered open to suggestions.
    lots of fans

    2L of coolant and 5L of distilled water for flushing

    System is going to be a ryzen 5 3600 with a 3070/80 or similar wil plan to OC a bit but goal is silence.
  2. MikeTimbers


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 7,863

    Location: New Eltham, London

    The order doesn't really matter, what can make a difference is minimising bends and overall loop length.
  3. Gav_881

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 4 May 2012

    Posts: 1,419

    thanks will go for efficiency in length then