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I ordered some 1/2"(id) 3/4"(od) compression fittings, and I am trying them out to see if they will fit. Everything is good except my cpu blocks.

It is an enzotech fitting, link here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...otech%203/4%22

The cpu block is the swiftech apogee-xt, link here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-113-_-Product

The diameter of the compression fitting is the problem. It will screw in fine. I just can't fit 2 of them at the same time. Obviously the answer is that I need to have "thinner" compression fittings for the cpu blocks. Do you guys have any suggestions? Thanks

The tubing is 1/2" ID, 3/4" OD
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Hi!
I'm pretty sure that with a pair of 45º fitting you will be able to fit both (tight fit but will do!)
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^^Yep, get some rotaries.
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post #4 of 15
you'll need to add some angle fittings to get it to fit. they should help with preventing kinks as well since you won't have to arc the tubing as high to come straight down on the block, you'll be able to come in from an angle.
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Do you have any specific recommendations? Links if possible? I am snooping around right now looking at them
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not go to get rotary!!!

GET ADAPTER!!!
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Everybody is wrong lol, you dont need rotaries

The swiftech apogee XT has a special fitting on the top you can reverse to allow for large fittings


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The silver part around the middle barb can be reversed.
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post #8 of 15
You would need 45 degree fittings or one 45 and a straight. Or 90 degree would work as well.

EDIT: What Crabid said.
Edited by Triangle - 5/1/11 at 8:08am
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Originally Posted by Crabid View Post
Everybody is wrong lol, you dont need rotaries

The swiftech apogee XT has a special fitting on the top you can reverse to allow for large fittings


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The silver part around the middle barb can be reversed.
That is incredibly helpful advice. I just swapped it. Thank you.
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Off topic, does anyone know if Bitspower 1/2" ID 3/4" OD compression fittings would fit side by side to the XSPC Rasa CPU waterblock? I would just hate to get rotaries.. so expensive!
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