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Agree with others about rotating the CPU block so the holes are the other way and about redoing the GPU block tubing to use the top output hole.



Not a fan of the plastic compression rings you are using, but if they work for you.
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lol looking back at what i said now. i know that he meant a 180 degree turn, im just kind of a perfectionist and was wondering if the block would perform the same.
Yes the block will perfom just the same- as long as you still have the inlet tube going to the inlet port

Also, taking a second look at the gpu and the inlet port on it.. it seems the tubing is putting pressure on the card and bending it downwards. (I may be wrong) Thats why I suggested a 45degree rotary fitting
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post #23 of 27
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Originally Posted by ScytheNoire View Post
Agree with others about rotating the CPU block so the holes are the other way and about redoing the GPU block tubing to use the top output hole.



Not a fan of the plastic compression rings you are using, but if they work for you.
thanks everyone. from what i've understood, people are saying 45s on the cpu in/out, after switching gpu tubing, 45 on return to res... 90 or 45 on that small piece of tubing from 120rad to gpu?
post #24 of 27
Yes, although 45 on the return to res might not be necessary, and for the 120 rad to the GPU you might be able to use 2 45s if the 90 doesn't fit well or looks bad. Also since your redoing your loop anyway you might want to consider adding some anti-kink coils. Not because they're needed but because I think they look cool.
    
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Not because they're needed but because I think they look cool.
Your right alot of people use them and thet look good
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damn compression fittings are so expensive
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damn compression fittings are so expensive
Haha yea, don't buy quick disconnects then.
    
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