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So I have been running black 7/16" tubes for a while, but I kind of miss the clear tubing. It looked nice and think, and you could see through it. I went black because as of now, my rig is basically all black and gray (I painted the inside black). Besides the mobo heatsinks and the phase LEDs. I think that there should be some contrast and clear tubes could do that. What do you guys think?

Clear tubes in my rig (Different mobo, unpainted, GPUs)





Very early pic from the GTX 480 days



Edited by snelan - 6/8/11 at 12:30pm
    
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Let's see some pics of your current rig, with black tubing?
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Will have some up in a minute.

Sorry, I'm not very good at taking pictures, but this is my first painted case, how did I do?

(Got a 6950 in on an RMA, it is missed)






Edited by snelan - 6/8/11 at 12:58pm
    
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Actually, I think if you went with WHITE tubing it would show off really well.
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Actually, I think if you went with WHITE tubing it would show off really well.
Hmm, that's actually a good idea, I hadn't even thought of white.
    
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jab-tech sells some Primochill white tubing at $1.60/ft which is pretty good.
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I agree, white, or perhaps even red or blue tubing for the contrast. Translucent/transparent blue would be very cool in my opinion. On the other hand, I got some black for my own loop rebuild

If you can't get translucent tubing, then how about heating some clear in water with a dye bomb to intentionally stain it?
Edited by allikat - 6/8/11 at 2:37pm
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post #9 of 12
I always end up going back to clear after I try other colors.
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I would go with white as well, the contrast would look pretty good.
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