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for performance

will longer tubes cool a XSPC system better or will shorter tubes?

this means, should i make the tubes longest as possible or shortest as possible

http://www.overclock.net/t/1218332/fixing-my-dull-case-project-thread

im trying to follow his build somewhat im just not sure if i should face them from back or front
post #2 of 4
length of your tubes isnt going to matter much in the grand scheme of things, should just try to take the shortest route to conserve money in material, make sure theres enough slack as to not create any kinks
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Your tube length should be short if possible. Longer tube length requires more materials and coolant while imposing more flow restriction to your loop. Although the difference in those terms is relatively small, there is no reason to go on longer tube length on purpose.
post #4 of 4
Take the shortest route that still looks nice. Tubing length isn't going to be a problem unless you are comparing using three feet of tubing vrs 15 feet of tubing or something.

For a while I ran about 50 feet of tubing but I had two D5 pumps to power it.biggrin.gif
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