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Custom tops can also improve flow and pressure characteristics of a pump so they can be worth getting, however you're unlikely to see large improvement in temps as a direct effect. Some custom tops look really nice such as being able to add LEDs in them which is pretty cool if you have a window and have your pc on display, but other than that 3/8" barbs will serve you fine.
post #12 of 15
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Thanks!

Now, just need some opinions on the fitting choices tongue.gif.
Is the Danger Den/Bitspower compression fittings worth the extra $3 each (missed out on the sale on the Danger Den ones, $4.24 each frown.gif) compared to the XSPC?

Oh, and is anything missing from this list for a complete loop?

And, keep forgetting to ask, silver coil+PT nuke, or just silver coil?
Edited by lvlrdka22 - 11/24/11 at 4:45pm
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Thanks!
Now, just need some opinions on the fitting choices tongue.gif.
Is the Danger Den/Bitspower compression fittings worth the extra $3 each (missed out on the sale on the Danger Den ones, $4.24 each frown.gif) compared to the XSPC?
Oh, and is anything missing from this list for a complete loop?
And, keep forgetting to ask, silver coil+PT nuke, or just silver coil?

Either PT nuke or kill coil not both. Depends on if you value the look of them, I've always used cheap ones and they've looked cheap enough and done their job perfectly. smile.gif
post #14 of 15
Only difference between fittings (barb and compressions specifically) is aesthetics.

Though I must say I've used nothing but BP compression fittings and never had a tube pop out on me. The same could be said about properly set-up barbs.

Coil or PT Nuke...one or the other. If you have the room, RS360 for the sake of expansion in the future.
Edited by Mongol - 11/25/11 at 6:33am
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think outside "the box"

raystorm block $60
danner 9.5 $100
48 qt cooler $25 (or free/yard sale)
misc hardware.. not much..$30?

http://www.overclock.net/t/406256/the-official-bong-lovers-club-56k-fail/0_20
 
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