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Poll Results: Which Color Version are you buying

Poll expired: Feb 28, 2012  
  • 58% (44)
    White/Black
  • 41% (31)
    Black/black
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post #2631 of 13812
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

thinking.gif Hrmmmm.... what color Monsoons do you have and what size?

3/8 5/8 black
post #2632 of 13812
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Originally Posted by yanks8981 View Post

Well, I have been working on finishing my CPU loop in my switch and have a couple observations, not so much about the case, which I think is incredible, but about fittings. Does anyone else that is using the Monsoon Free Center fittings feel that they are a bit cheap? I've always used bitspower and they are very sturdy and solid feeling, where the Monsoon fittings feel very lightweight. Should you be able to screw them all the way down? I remember with the BP fittings it was almost impossible to screw them completely to the base (and you werent supposed to), but with the Monsoon, I have no issues hand tightening them down. The tube feels secure, but it makes me wonder if they are supposed to do this.

On a positive note, the 3/8ID 5/8OD tube is the easiest tube to route I have ever worked with. I would recommend it to anyone looking to try water cooling. I found the 1/2ID 3/4OD to be too thick.

Mine screwed to the base, 3/8ID 5/8OD, but they feel far from cheap to me. I love them, they go great with my build. All I want are angled ones now lol.
post #2633 of 13812
I used the XSPC black chrome, 3.99ea, lol. They work well, but were a pain in the ass to get screwed down. Using primochill tubing. I wonder if it has to do with the brand of tubing maybe. Thickness of the tub wall perhaps?
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post #2635 of 13812
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Originally Posted by selluminis View Post

I used the XSPC black chrome, 3.99ea, lol. They work well, but were a pain in the ass to get screwed down. Using primochill tubing. I wonder if it has to do with the brand of tubing maybe. Thickness of the tub wall perhaps?

Yeah I think I've read from a thread in the WC section that Primochill pushes the tolerance limit for the walls of their tubing, at least for 1/2 ID 3/4 OD
 
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post #2636 of 13812
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Has anyone else found that most the screws in the case were over torqued during production? I have several spots where the paint came off, along with the screw. I unno, maybe the guy putting my case together on the assembly line was having a bad day......

I actually was unable to remove the screws without a powertool due to the ones in my Switch being way too tight to turn with a screwdriver. I actually BROKE a screwdriver trying to undo a screw on my case.
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post #2637 of 13812
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Originally Posted by superericla View Post

I actually was unable to remove the screws without a powertool due to the ones in my Switch being way too tight to turn with a screwdriver. I actually BROKE a screwdriver trying to undo a screw on my case.

Wow that is crazzyy tight! I am starting on my rig tonight and hope mine are not that tight.
post #2638 of 13812
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what is that made of?
post #2640 of 13812
probably metal or plastic w/m3 dinoc
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