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Just double checking to make sure I don't end up screwing myself over when it finally comes and I'm missing a key component.

Kit: XSPC Rasa 750 RX360

Tubing: Red PrimoFlex

Silver: IandH Silver KillCoils (Not sure if one piece will be enough, maybe I should buy two, then again I have no idea lol).

I remember someone telling me the barbs that come with the kit are very good and I should simply leave them, what about the clamps for the tubing? Do I need different types of clamps or are they perfectly fine?

I was considering getting these clamps; Lamptron Elite Aluminum Reusable

The price is pretty hefty but I'm looking at this as better be safe than sorry, or do the plastic clamps work just as good? I just don't want to turn my PC into Atlantis haha.

If the barbs that come with this kit are not so awesome, I'm open to any other suggestions so please fire away. I'd like to get this thing ordered tonight and shipped by tomorrow so I can work on it on Friday and post up some pictures!

Thanks in advance!

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post #2 of 34
Looks good, but if you want you can get some PTnuke. You don't need it, but you can use it with the killcoil. You only need one killcoil.
May want different fans, but that is just if you want to spend more money.
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Oh yeah completely forgot about fans, I also wanted to ask you guys if I should use push/pull configuration or only push or pull.

I have a HAF-X and I have two 200mm fans at the top, should I just do three 120mm fans on push and leave the two 200mm fans pulling?

Thanks in advance, and I'll definitely get some PTnuke just so I can have some assurance with myself haha.

Thanks for the feedback!
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Lots of people do the 120s in push and the 200s in pull. It will work just fine.
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I would replace the fans, but that is just me.

Also, if you actually are planning to get those clamps for $4, you just may as well get XSPC compression fittings... $4 each, and they look so much cleaner, and the clamp is technically integrated.
Here is the link. May I also add that they are 1/2" ID 3/4" OD, so if you do get 6 of these compression fittings, just switch out your tubing to 1/2" ID 3/4" OD... different sizes are usually the same price.
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Good to know, thanks!

As far as fans go with this massive radiator I would want some fans with wonderful static pressure right?

Are there any set of fans that are particularly popular amongst this kit in terms of performance?
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Originally Posted by Buska103 View Post
I would replace the fans, but that is just me.

Also, if you actually are planning to get those clamps for $4, you just may as well get XSPC compression fittings... $4 each, and they look so much cleaner, and the clamp is technically integrated.
Here is the link. May I also add that they are 1/2" ID 3/4" OD, so if you do get 6 of these compression fittings, just switch out your tubing to 1/2" ID 3/4" OD... different sizes are usually the same price.
The sizes for the pump and what not are 7/16, would 1/2" tubing fit on this kit?

Also when you said you would replace the fans, which were you referring to?
The 200mm ones or the fans that come stock with the kit? I'll definitely be replacing the stock fans but am not sure what to replace them with so a particular type recommendation would help a lot.

I heard a lot about a certain fan that is great for this but they're sold out everywhere because of the Japan quake?
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Gentle Typhoon AP-15's.

They are very expensive, but worth it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by triangle;13344288 
Gentle Typhoon AP-15's.

They are very expensive, but worth it.

That or Yate Loons if you're not willing to spend as much.
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Gentle Typhoon AP-15's.

They are very expensive, but worth it.
I honestly don't think they're worth the price. You can get some high speed yate loons and get the same performance with a little more noise and only pay $5 per fan instead of ~$18 for each GT.
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