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I know some people run sli/xfire with universal blocks. They have plenty of sweet stuff for xfire with full coverage blocks.

I'm concerned about the small piece of tubing that needs to connect the two cards together. It will kink with regular barbs on the blocks. I am considering a 45 compression on each block to connect the tube.

If its 45's does anyone know some that are smaller in size and loose? I got a couple bitspowers (7/16id 5/8od) 45's on one of my rads but the rotary part is so tight I can't tighten the fitting without spinning the whole entire fitting.
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You can try to get some rotary 45's and see how those work out. This is what I got for my loop I don't know If I'm using them yet though I'm a compulsive buyer hehehe, I like those better because you can attach any fitting or barb you want to the other end so it gives you more choices. Here's a link for you to browse trough them a bit.

Edit: wrong link.
Edited by CloudCR - 8/23/11 at 7:26am
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post #5 of 18
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Yah I've been pouring through all the different fittings. I'm thinking of going with rotary 45 barbs like this.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=29104

If I remember correctly the big bitspower rotary compression wouldn't fit on this block because it hit the little bolts.
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post #6 of 18
That one looks good I don't trust enzotech's compresison fittings but that rotary barb looks like it will do the job.
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post #7 of 18
Maybe two of these:

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24837

And use the regular barbs on the blocks and like these two pieces and two barbs on each with a piece of tubing. It should end up a bit cheaper than the rotaries and your sure that it will will. Why don't you use 90 degree rotaries though?
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Maybe two of these:

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24837

And use the regular barbs on the blocks and like these two pieces and two barbs on each with a piece of tubing. It should end up a bit cheaper than the rotaries and your sure that it will will. Why don't you use 90 degree rotaries though?
And have like t's coming off each block? Could work, would probably be heavy as each of these needs 3 barbs and 3 clamps.
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post #9 of 18
Hmmm can't picture the plan here but I think it will be heavy each BP fitting is heavy but the strees on the cards won't be too much I believe
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post #10 of 18
I'm about to be in the same boat as you, I'll be putting two MCW-60's on a pair of GTX 470s. Spacing between the cards can be an issue also. If you don't have a gap between your cards then you're going to probably have to go with a pair of 90 degree rotary and some stubby barbs to connect them.
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