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both compression and barb can be very reliable. with compression fittings you have to be careful with the thickness of the tubing. if the od is too big the compression fitting wont tighten down well enough. just be sure to use tubing with the correct id and od measurements if using compression fittings

if you go with barbs the od of the tube doesnt matter. bigger generally means better flow and since angles/elbows can be a bit more restrictive, i would go with the 1/2" id fittings. barbs are also cheaper. you can always use zip ties or clamps to ensure the tubing doesnt come off the fittings. you can also use slightly undersized tube and heat it in boiling water to get a really good fit over the larder od of the 1/2" fittings. for example 7/16" id tube creates a great tight fit over 1/2" od barbs and will slide right one if you boil the ends in water for a couple minutes. then when it cools it shrinks tight over the fitting. you will have to cut it off though, so make sure it is right before you put it on. it is tight enough that you may decide to not run any clamps.
    
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both compression and barb can be very reliable. with compression fittings you have to be careful with the thickness of the tubing. if the od is too big the compression fitting wont tighten down well enough. just be sure to use tubing with the correct id and od measurements if using compression fittings
if you go with barbs the od of the tube doesnt matter. bigger generally means better flow and since angles/elbows can be a bit more restrictive, i would go with the 1/2" id fittings. barbs are also cheaper. you can always use zip ties or clamps to ensure the tubing doesnt come off the fittings. you can also use slightly undersized tube and heat it in boiling water to get a really good fit over the larder od of the 1/2" fittings. for example 7/16" id tube creates a great tight fit over 1/2" od barbs and will slide right one if you boil the ends in water for a couple minutes. then when it cools it shrinks tight over the fitting. you will have to cut it off though, so make sure it is right before you put it on. it is tight enough that you may decide to not run any clamps.

you dont need to point the ends in water. All you need is some good ale fashion spit on the tubing and barb.
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i guess that deppends on the actual tube, fittings, and spit used


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I will go with the 1/2 barbs and 7/16 id tubing, also with clamps, just to further abate the chance of leaks. smile.gif
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Thanks guys tongue.gif
I will go with the 1/2 barbs and 7/16 id tubing, also with clamps, just to further abate the chance of leaks. smile.gif

good choice make sure to check out my water cooling guide(in sig) to help you further long in your water cooling adventure thumb.gif
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good choice make sure to check out my water cooling guide(in sig) to help you further long in your water cooling adventure thumb.gif

I've read through quite a lot of it, and watched most of your videos smile.gif You're always so diligently helpful smile.gif

Thank you.
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I've read through quite a lot of it, and watched most of your videos smile.gif You're always so diligently helpful smile.gif
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Glad to of helped smile.gif
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