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No, I was just stating that I use the 3/4"OD on my external system.
And that 7/8's was a typo, if you check that link it was for the 7/16"ID clearflex
which is used by more than a few of our members that are running 1/2" barbs on their custom WC setups.

Sorry for the confusion.
  
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post #12 of 59
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Originally Posted by Mikey122687
Hmm but a couple members said to avoid the 3/4" one. And now you said to use the 3/4" or the 7/8"
7/16 x5/8... I hadn't even thought about that and that is what I'm changing over to right now, I'm pretty useless on week ends if you know what I mean....You might want to do that to,it's the best of both worlds.Easy to work with and good flow,use 1/2 fittings and dip your tube into hot water and stretch over the fittings...Conformal is a electronic's sealer, you spray it on the mobo to protect against condesation or water leaks..EDIT: PS- Also wash out your radiator with a solution of 10% white vinager and 90% distilled water, fill it up and let it sit overnight and then keep rinseing with distilled water till clear...You will be surprised how much crud is left over from manufacturing and leak testing...
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So do i just pray my mobo with the Silicone Conformal Coating like completely before i install my WC stuff? That woun't kill my mobo?
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Also, anyone know of a good VGA block?
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Also, anyone know of a good VGA block?
DD MAZE 4 is a great block. You'll have to check if it will work with your card.
    
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So do i just pray my mobo with the Silicone Conformal Coating like completely before i install my WC stuff? That woun't kill my mobo?
I've never used Conformal, I think that mostly Phase/Tec users use it to prevent condensation because they are going sub-ambient.It' a pcb sealer so you sure wouldn't want to get it in any sockets..EDIT: You might want to ask in the Phase/Tec forum on how to use it.Get some detailed advise before you do it...
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I've never used Conformal, I think that mostly Phase/Tec users use it to prevent condensation because they are going sub-ambient.It' a pcb sealer so you sure wouldn't want to get it in any sockets..EDIT: You might want to ask in the Phase/Tec forum on how to use it.Get some detailed advise before you do it...
I know for a fact you don't want it in your CPU or PCI sockets.
    
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I know for a fact you don't want it in your CPU or PCI sockets.
screw it, i'll just make sure to use teflon tape and tighten the damn clamp and it should all be ok. Beside, i work at a fish store so i know how not to leak

also, the Maze 4 won't fit my X1900XT
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screw it, i'll just make sure to use teflon tape and tighten the damn clamp and it should all be ok. Beside, i work at a fish store so i know how not to leak

also, the Maze 4 won't fit my X1900XT
http://www.dangerdenstore.com/produc...&cat=47&page=1

It says it will work on the X1900 series. I don't know much about ATI cards, but I thought I should point that out just incase.

:edit: I just took a look at the card and I think it will work. It has the X mounting setup. Just make sure you get some RAMsinks on it too.
    
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screw it, i'll just make sure to use teflon tape and tighten the damn clamp and it should all be ok. Beside, i work at a fish store so i know how not to leak

also, the Maze 4 won't fit my X1900XT
Probably the best thing to do...
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