Originally Posted by bane-o;15155816
Overall it looks pretty sweet. I do agree that the red plexi is pretty badass.
I have an observation and suggestion though. The tube going from the CPU block to the MOSFETs looks a little kinked. That's a pretty sharp bend for 1/2" ID tubing. it may be affecting flow a little, so if you're anal about getting the best performance possible out of the loop like me, I've come up with a few solutions.
The first is swap inlet and outlet on the motherboard block. This will in turn use more tubing and unfortunately cover up the pretty red plexi. The second option would be to rotate the CPU block 180° and then use two bitspower dual rotary 90° fittings and an adjustable SLI fitting to connect the cpu block to the motherboard block. If you go with the second option, you will need to come up with a way to get the tubing around you ram cooler (might just take a 20mm extender and another 90° fitting). Third option is to do nothing because you like it the way it is.
I can't really tell from the photos, but also need to make sure the tubing is touching anything. Over time the vibration/resonance from the pump will cause the chafing against the tubing and the touching part; eventually causing a leak. Usually this only happens between the pump and the first/last block in the loop.
Here is a diagram I made with my awesome paint skills:
Hope that helps. Otherwise, great job.
I've pretty much gone over every possible routing I could think of, I do appreciate you taking the time to draw out your suggestions
I'm just going to redo that portion of the loop by making the tubing a bit longer so the bend isn't as sharp
It initially was fine but when tightening the comps it did twist a bit, causing the tubing to flatten out tad