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Hey OCN watercoolers, does this loop here look ok so far? I'm mainly concerned about flow restriction / kinks. To me it looks good but i'm not entirely sure....headscratch.gif

I'm also talking just about the bottom connections there, with the bottom rad, if it looks good and any changes that should be made.

Thanks!thumb.gif

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post #2 of 8
You have to close the loop, dont leave the pump with just one tubing plugged in. Add a reservoir where the red tubing comes from and then use another tube for the pump.
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Well I know that.....This isn't my first build. Like the OP says, I'm concerned about kinks in the bottom part. I just need a go ahed to continue or make any changes.
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Ah, then i wouldnt be concerned about that, seems OK.
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Looks okay, just check it out once you've assembled your loop. Things might go a little differently when the loop warms up.
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Looks okay, just check it out once you've assembled your loop. Things might go a little differently when the loop warms up.

Yeah, for sure. I know the loop tends to get a little soft. redface.gif Hopefully, it won't be anything major. Thanks!
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post #7 of 8
I would think about replacing that 45° on the black tubing with a 90°, that will probably give a much better curve. Don't worry about the restriction of 90° fittings, it is minimal and you won't notice an effect so long as you use them sparingly.
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I guess the only way to tell is to fill 'er up and see how it goes, but if it was me I would throw a mess of fittings at it. Adding some angles will give you less constriction than you are currently getting from all those tight turns that reduce your tubing cross-section.

Bottom of GPU 45 > 45 top of porthole > bulkhead/pass-through fitting > 45 bottom of porthole > 90 into bottom rad (or even better would be two 60's for those last two)

I'd also put a 45 coming out the pump into another 45 and pass-through on the other porthole for that red tube. The bottom portion of the red tube under the porthole is quite short so if it was me I'd get a protractor to measure that angle and see what combination of fittings would work best.

I realize that's a lot of fittings to add but noone said watercooling was an inexpensive hobby biggrin.gif
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