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    My parts are finally coming in tomorrow! One thing I want to know: how much rinsing will a new MO-RA3 require before it is safe to deploy in my loop? Are there any cleaners recommended for cleaning out flux and/or other lingering substances that could foul my coolant (straight distilled + cupramine)? Thanks!

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    I have heard that any glycol-based coolant can cause sludge to form on blocks that use injection plates. That is why I avoided the stuff. Might change my mind later but I dunno. We will see.

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    I have my Bykski block now. Again, I would have purchased a Watercool block! But I digress. QC seems fine except for three lines on the nickel surface of the block where it would make contact with GPU + HBM stacks. Not sure if I care enough to lap it with 800-grit wet/dry sandpaper to smooth out that problem. I'm going to try using Conductonaut, and in my experience, both it and CLU resurface nickel and copper anyway, so lapping is of little benefit. I tried getting a guy on OCN to post some num…

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    I wish I had formal reviews. Here is the best source of information I have to date: overclock.net/forum/67-amd/171…club-35.html#post27996702 (actually read the entire thread if you can) It's all down to whether or not you trust the community to share good data. I'm actually rethinking the EK block since someone in the same thread just posted results on a 780mm rad and did very well, even with high ambients. It's the only all-copper block I can find for Radeon VII at the moment. At first, I saw t…

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    If I have one pump immediately before the rad, and one immediately after the rad, would that be considered "scattered along the circuit"? For coolant, I was planning on using distilled + cupramine. Glycols come with their own unfortunate problems. Actually, I WAS going to use a silver kill-coil, but I had to go for a nickel-plated GPU block so . . . eh.

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    Okay. If I just remove one reservoir (one was going to be before the rad, one after) and go with a res/pump combo before the rad, and then another pump after the rad, I should be fine. And thanks for the article link! Good thing I wasn't planning on a parallel pump setup. Okay, so I have my order here mostly figured out. Last thing I really need to figure out is how to power my pumps and fans. As it stands, I need 3x molex to power everything (2x for D5 Varios, 1x for fan splitter). I can get a …

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    So I guess I could just put a D5 into a top and hook it into the loop without any kind of a bracket for it? That would be awkward. Might save me some money though.

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    All I know is, to date, that the Bykski block is returning the best temps of all the Radeon VII waterblocks. It's probable that Watercool isn't going to launch one, I agree. They may make a Navi waterblock. I would have to ask why, though, since even the 5700XT only performs as well as a 2070. Not really worth the trouble.

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    So how you would recommend I cut down on the reservoirs while maintaining the number of D5 Varios in my loop? I would prefer two of them, since the MO-RA3 does induce a rather large pressure drop. Plus, as you say, I can turn them down without losing cooling capacity in the loop. It's easy enough for me to just mount two small reservoirs, each with a D5. Alternatively I could just run one D5 with a larger reservoir, but I'm not sure I want to do that. edit: I found a good deal on fans elsewhere,…

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    Hi! I want to build my first watercooling setup. The components to be cooled with be an R9 3900x and a reference Radeon VII video card. The components I can get here for sure: CPU block - Heatkiller IV copper Rad - MO-RA3 420 Pro (with feet) Reservoirs - 1x Heatkiller Tube 200 D5 (with basic mounting kit and MO-RA3 adapter) Pumps - 2x D5 Vario, one with top + decoupling Tubing: EDPM Tubing 16mm/10mm (probably 2m) Other - PCI pass-through bracket The other stuff: Bykski full-coverage Radeon VII b…

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    Hi, new user. Not sure if you have made the call on the Radeon VII block yet, but if you had released one without nickel plating, I would have bought it. Now I have to agonize over the inferior EK copper+acetal block or the (apparently) superior Bykski block which has nickel plating, which I do not exactly want. Your other blocks are well-made and a sight to see. You would have been my first choice, easily.