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XSPC Photon 170 Glass Tube Cylinder Reservoir Reviews

tytechguy

Great Res for the money and well made. All glass is always a good thing..

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Pros: Well made, all glass tube, lighted center post, good flow

Cons: Not enough mounting options, and needs just a couple more ports for fittings

I have the Photon 170 and 270 and really like them. The aluminum mounting bracket and all glass tube is a nice touch. Not to mention it's nice to know these are assembled and leak tested before they leave the factory. I did something with mine I haven't seen done before at least not that I could find anyway. I originally purchased these as separate units along with my XSPC pump heads and Alphacool D5 pumps. Then I purchased a new case and wanted to mount these a different way. So I turned the Res upside down and added a G1/4 to M20 adapter to the fill port. Then I added a male to male G1/4 adapter and screwed the other end in the input port of the pump head. Then added a rotary 90 degree...
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