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post #21 of 52
your compression fittings are 3\8" ID - 5\8" OD (10-16mm)
your tubing is 3\8" ID - 1\2" OD (10-13mm) Tubing
they should bioth be the same size

your res is a pump res
you want this 1 as you already have a pump top
http://www.aquatuning.co.uk/product_info.php/info/p10058_XSPC-5-25--Dual-Bay-Reservoir--Alu-Front-.html
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post #22 of 52
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I was looking in this reservoir
http://www.aquatuning.co.uk/product_info.php/info/p8716_XSPC-5-25--Bay-Reservoir-aluminium-front.html

"your compression fittings are 3\8" ID - 5\8" OD (10-16mm)
your tubing is 3\8" ID - 1\2" OD (10-13mm) Tubing
they should bioth be the same size"

I can't seem to find one -.-' (@ aquatuning.co.uk )
post #23 of 52
tubing to go with fittings
http://www.aquatuning.co.uk/product_info.php/info/p8785_Primochill-tubing-PrimoFlex-Pro-16-10--3-8-ID--UV-active-green.html

that res is fine just smaller

as big elf has said you could get a better cpu block
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you don't need spring clamps with compression fittings

don't know what those fans are like besides noisy 45,90dBa
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post #26 of 52
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Spring clamps removed, well.Can someone recommend me a good rad fan?
post #27 of 52
Whatever happened to using some variant of the 655 for a pump and be done with it? CyberDruid recommended this pump way back when (2009) and I still have no reason to change (unless I just want to see how a different pump works).
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post #28 of 52
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http://www.aquatuning.co.uk/product_info.php/info/p9232_120x120x20mm-Shroud-Plexi.html
"The shroud increases the cooling performance of your fan/ radiator combination. Mounted between fan and radiator it allows a more even distribution of the Airflow, hence using the whole cooling surface of the radiator. If a fan is mounted on a radiator directly the fan motor creates a dead-spot which leaves some of the radiator's surface unused, reducing the possible cooling performance."

Is this true?

Also I'l stick with these fans:
http://www.aquatuning.co.uk/product_info.php/info/p11555_Scythe-Gentle-Typhoon-Fan-5400-rpm---120x120x25mm--.html
post #29 of 52
yes a shroud does help it removes the deadspot in the centre of the fan
http://martinsliquidlab.petrastech.com/Radiator-Fan-Orientation-And-Shroud-Testing-Review.html
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I love Gentle Typhoon fans myself I have 16 of them running in my case right now thumb.gif
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