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so do 90 degree angle fittings really make any difference in temp and water flow? anyone have any experienced in switching them out and noticing a difference?
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post #2 of 9
each 90 degree reduces flow by ~.02 gpm, so insignificant
 
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thanks
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post #4 of 9
How they affect the flow in your loop depends on a number of factors, but if you are using a good pump, and are not just going crazy with the 90's, they are a non issue.
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post #5 of 9
Martin did a fittings test which can be found here.

The results look like this:



Basically you can use them without any trouble, but avoiding them where possible is best.
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post #6 of 9
I can't believe somebody tested this
This is like a page to a bible of h2o cooling
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post #7 of 9
Martin and Skinnee do awesome jobs with their testing IMO great resources! My favorite part is that Martin is not only accessible, flexible, but also willing to take ideas from the several communities he posts in
    
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I ended up using These just to be on the safe side.
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post #9 of 9
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wow you'd have to use 29 of them to increase by 1c haha
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