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I just upgraded my loop from a XSPC X20 720 Pump, Random 1/2'' Red tubing & regular 1/2'' barbs

to


Koolance PMP-450s
Primochill 7/16'' White tubing
& some Bitspower 7/16'' compression fittings

Will I get better temps with this new stuff & are these fittings any good?, got em on sale for 4.99$ @ sidewinder.
Thanks guys, i'll make sure to make a new thread of how it looked before & after my rebuild.

Also is there anything i'm missing? I'm gonna get a Koolance drain valve shortly, kinda broke right now

lemme know what you guys think & again thanks!
Edited by WizrdSleevz - 11/8/11 at 6:42pm
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so you have smaller tubing..and a slightly more powerful pump? hmm..you'll probably see a few degrees better ..with a little more flow..compression fittings don't really do anything for temps..
 
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Do I have to clean/flush my tubing or is it clean & ready to use?
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Its ready for use
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I really wouldn't expect more than a degree or two better, You might not even notice a difference to be honest.

They say tubing doesn't need to be flushed, but I would anyways just because I prefer not to find out after my loop is setup that I happened to have the tubing they missed.
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I don't exactly flush my tubing, I just run a bit of distilled down it to clean out any dust or debris, Also, Hang your tubing over your clothes hanger bar in your closet to straighten it out a bit
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Alright thanks guys, +rep!

I'll post pics of my finished rebuild when all my stuff gets here which should be Thursday & finished Friday.
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