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So i herd i need 45 degree rotary's for my HK 3.0 LC, so i looked at what i purchased, planned it out and thought i may aswell order 2 90 degree adapters for some tight spaces.

So whats the difference between these two?
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24755
and
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=25644


Also,
Is the restriction really that much different with rotary style adapters compared to right angle style adapters, like the following:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24753

Already have the comp fittings btw.
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post #2 of 13
Always get rotaries if yer getting angled fittings. If you have the space get the double/er triple rotary 90s. It's a space issue really.
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well i guess one rotary and one right angle styled then, need to squish the res inlet in with out the tubing touching the fans.

This sounds a little silly, but where is the third rotary point on the triple rotary i linked?
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The female threads on the triple rotary also rotate. I have to say that I kinda doubt you'd every actually need this feature unless you're hooking up another fitting to it.

right angle adapters aren't a big deal. I believe Martin tested one, if you want to look for that. I'd link you, but I don't think he ever posted it on overclock and xtreme systems seems to be down.
    
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Well after looking at martins review, there doesnt seem to be to much difference between the two.

Triple rotaries are out of the question then, thanks for the advice guys.

Edit: wait wait, why the heck would the triples be less expensive then the dual rotaries?
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I have a htpc desktop build with a rx360 stuffed into it and it uses 6 90deg single rotaries lol. It's right angle overkill, but there's just no way to get stuff to bend that way when space is at a premium.
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wow that sounds like a pretty wicked build, you should post up some pictures in a post
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It's a work in progress atm as I swap my old 1366 rig into it.
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wow you must have alot of patience to work with something that tight!

Is there much size difference between "elbow" style compared to rotary?
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wow you must have alot of patience to work with something that tight!

Is there much size difference between "elbow" style compared to rotary?
Not really imo, as they are all G1/4 fittings, which means they have an internal dia of about 10mm at the G1/4 thread. However, it's the rotary aspect of the fitting that makes it unique and flexible. Non-rotaries are a pain in the arse to get to point in the right direction.
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