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post #1 of 7
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I just finished a build about 2 weeks ago and I was wondering if it is normal for 1/2" tubing to become softer than when it was brand new unused.

It just seems that it was a bit hard to squeeze it and now its pretty easy to squeeze. Does this seem right?
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post #2 of 7
It's from heat saturation, and is normal until it's straight up mushy. What kind of OC and temps do you have on average
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didn't even notice, What up fellow CHI TOWN OCN'er
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post #4 of 7
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Hahah not much enjoying this warm weather we're having biggrin.gif

But anyways, no overclocks and it at about 30-35 degrees.
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post #5 of 7
I also would love it to snow!!!
Well i don't really know, if you don't have any oc at all it is a little odd that your tubing is getting softer.

On a scale from 1-10, how much softer has the tubing become from new??
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post #6 of 7
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When, the system is off and no water is flowing through it, I could squeeze it with my fingers a lot easier than when I first installed it. When water flows through it, i was say its like 7/10 softness.
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post #7 of 7
That is very strange, my tubing gets a little softer at really high temps. But only if i shut the pump off. My block has a lot of restriction plus high pressure pump.

Is it only one, or all of the hoses that do this??
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