Solved Noob Q. about pumps Tags: Swiftech Video Water Cooling Overclocking Last response: April 7, 2013 11:47 PM in Overclocking Share GMPoisoN April 6, 2013 11:55:00 PM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSyhwEHfjMU In that video in the beginning for his pump he says he has the Swiftech 335 with the EK X-TOP V2. Are those both pumps? Do you need them both? More about : noob pumps slicedtoad April 7, 2013 12:38:02 AM Most WC pumps are made by a company called Laing and then rebranded by swiftech and a few others. Their DDC line of pumps look like the picture below and come in a variety of speeds/voltages. The Pump can also be seperated into two (or three) pieces. In the case of a Swiftech MCP35X the two pieces look like: The piece on the top right is a pump top. In the case of the video you linked, he replaces this top piece with one of these: This is done either for aesthetics or to improve water flow. m 0 l GMPoisoN April 7, 2013 4:52:04 PM Also, it almost looks like he has the pump sitting on the bottom of the Res, how is that done exactly? I like the look. m 0 l Related resources Question About Using Multiple Pumps PLEASE HELP!! - Forum Noob question about Intel Core 2 Q6600 quad core - Forum Questions about pumps, quiet. - Forum Question about installing CPU in motherboard (noob) - Forum Noob question about cpu and motherboard - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution slicedtoad April 7, 2013 5:25:00 PM IIRC, that pump top is made to have a res sit on top. The hole on the top middle is the inlet to the pump. Above that sits the res. The res has an inlet off to the side at the bottom. Here's another type of res/pump combo where the res is the top of the pump. Share GMPoisoN April 7, 2013 11:47:32 PM Does http://www.xoxide.com/frozenq-reactorcorevseriesreservo... just screw in on top of the EK X-TOP V2, or do I need some sort of fitting? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNoob Q&A - Overpowered PSU, Sound Proofing, GTX770 Water Block etc. Forum SolvedNoob needs advice about these 2 gaming PC'S Forum SolvedNoob about to purchase just need one more round of considerations Forum SolvedComplete Noob Question about prime95 Forum SolvedNoob questions about CPU/GPU Forum SolvedNoob question about Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Forum Solvednoob question about drivers Forum SolvedJust a quick Q about SSD and HDD. Forum SolvedNoob Question about AMD's Mantle.... Forum SolvedNoob questions about OC GPU Forum SolvedNoob questions about building a PC Forum SolvedNoob question about APU Forum SolvedAbout to purchase this pre-made rig... thoughts (I'm a PC noob)? Forum Quick noob question about system fan connectors Forum SolvedNoob: Questions about my Motherboard. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !