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I would go for the XSPC Acrylic Dual 5.25” Reservoir for Laing DDC - BayRes One
 
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+1 on XSPC Acrylic Dual 5.25” Reservoir
 
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thx .appreciate it
why?
 

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+1 om the XSPC Acrylic Dual 5.25”

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it will fit in yout 5.25" drive bay area.
 
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so far seems drive bay is most popular. any other manufacture models you prefer over XSPC?
 

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XSPC has good res, Dual bay would be nice, also they make a single bay res as well.
 
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I would go with Which one. Other is overrated.:roll:

Drive bay for sure.
 
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thx .appreciate it
why?
It's easier to mount higher in the loop. I've used both and the bay res makes bleeding the loop much easier due to its design.
 

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thx .appreciate it
why?
It's easier to mount higher in the loop. I've used both and the bay res makes bleeding the loop much easier due to its design.
+1, my last WC loop runs too quiet which is great but it bothers me a little cuz i wasnt sure if its running or not so i switch to bay, and bay reservoir looks better imo
 
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They make a cheap top to go on the 355 pump.
yea i've seen them.do you see any advantage going that way? would have to get a reservoir then
 

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You will be able to monitor water levels and color from the front of the case :)
 
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You will be able to monitor water levels and color from the front of the case :)
oh i thought you were talking about the top without the reservoir
 

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For me personally I like the pump res vs. the bay res.

Why?
Less leak points.
Cleaner finished look.

Erocker brings up a great point to the bay res though. It will allow the system to bleed much easier.
 
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For me personally I like the pump res vs. the bay res.

Why?
Less leak points.
Cleaner finished look.

Erocker brings up a great point to the bay res though. It will allow the system to bleed much easier.
so you feel it has less chance for leaks. makes sence. mmmmmm got my thinking cap on:)
 

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no, just less leak points!

This means that you will have two less points of leaking potential with the res on the pump versus the bay res.
Without a drawing it is hard to show but think of this. With a bay res you need fittings on the pump and the res (total of 4). With the res on the pump, you now only need the two on the res, and the pump barbs get replaced with the res.(only 2 fittings to leak in this arrangement)
 
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no, just less leak points!

This means that you will have two less points of leaking potential with the res on the pump versus the bay res.
Without a drawing it is hard to show but think of this. With a bay res you need fittings on the pump and the res (total of 4). With the res on the pump, you now only need the two on the res, and the pump barbs get replaced with the res.(only 2 fittings to leak in this arrangement)
all good points.
sneekypeet what color tubing are you using in that TJ11
 

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Fesser 3/8" white tube stretched over 1/2" barbs (no clamps). I would advise if this is your first go at water, clamp it all up to be sure first time at it;)
 
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oh no not first time. just an upgrade junky like the rest of em.
how do you like the white tubing? if you did again would you choose white again?
 

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love it, and yes I will buy it again.

Wouldn't you????
 
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i like it :]mmmmm thinking of getting white or clear tubing
 

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#24
I only used Tygon and whatever tubing came in my Swifty H20-320 kit. They turned brown on me:(I think it was microscopic bits of the copper that were embedding in the tube, IDK really.

For me, I wont use dyes again, so I at least buy the color I want in the tube.
Just my pennies for thought!
 
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thats great to know. that would definitely not be good. white is looking better