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But noone commented on the 3/4" sleeved tubing, I hadn't seen this done before, I guess it has? I thought people were sleeving 5/8", but not 3/4" Anyway, I love the look smile.gif This is how I wanted my loop to look, but I just lacked the fittings on the first go-around redface.gif
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What a change. You are on the right path now. thumb.gif
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But noone commented on the 3/4" sleeved tubing, I hadn't seen this done before, I guess it has? I thought people were sleeving 5/8", but not 3/4" Anyway, I love the look smile.gif This is how I wanted my loop to look, but I just lacked the fittings on the first go-around redface.gif

You know, I saw that and thought something was up! It looks good in there!
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What a change. You are on the right path now. thumb.gif

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You know, I saw that and thought something was up! It looks good in there!

Thanks guys. thumb.gif
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But noone commented on the 3/4" sleeved tubing, I hadn't seen this done before, I guess it has? I thought people were sleeving 5/8", but not 3/4" Anyway, I love the look smile.gif This is how I wanted my loop to look, but I just lacked the fittings on the first go-around redface.gif

Yah I too saw that, but ... since my attention wasn't focussed on it, I passed. All of your loop is done like that ? Just checked .... what is the braid ?

I've seen a few with the full loop braided ..... lowfat's

http://www.overclock.net/t/1287144/lowfats-big-lian-li-16-core-sb-e-gtx680-sli/150
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Yah I too saw that, but ... since my attention wasn't focussed on it, I passed. All of your loop is done like that ? Just checked .... what is the braid ?
I've seen a few with the full loop braided ..... lowfat's
http://www.overclock.net/t/1287144/lowfats-big-lian-li-16-core-sb-e-gtx680-sli/150

Ah yea, just haven't seen it with 3/4" tubing yet biggrin.gif. I guess my secret wasn't that cool. haha.

I used MDPC.
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makes sence now ball smile.gif... and nice build so far smile.gif... i like the sleeved tubing smile.gif
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makes sence now ball smile.gif... and nice build so far smile.gif... i like the sleeved tubing smile.gif

Indeed. It looks pretty good in there and helps to keep the attention elsewhere thumb.gif
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makes sence now ball smile.gif... and nice build so far smile.gif... i like the sleeved tubing smile.gif

Thanks Bob!
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Indeed. It looks pretty good in there and helps to keep the attention elsewhere thumb.gif

Thanks smile.gif

Well, I left a piece of tubing unsleeved on the backside of the computer so I could monitor the tubing clarity. So far the tubing on the backside is still clear, no clouding up. So with the data that we have, pretty strong evidence points to the copper sulfate as being the culprit.

Noone commented on this subject before which I found surprising. Also, people are still calling what I saw 'plasticizer', and I'm just not convinced that's what is going on. I would like to get some input from people, but I feel like the industry is staying mum on this for a reason. Why would they care about selling a 4 dollar bottle of copper sulfate? I don't think that's the issue. I don't know, what do you guys think?
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Dunno bout the plasticizer issue - so many variants of issues, too many elements to pin down from what I read, and sometimes you gotta consider the source.

about the MDPC sleeving - you gotta talk that one up ! if its a first for 3/4", then an exposition is in order, doncha think ? I was not aware that there was MDPC sleeving available at that size o_0
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