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post #19931 of 20904
I have a stupid question here. can somone please elaborate if the fill port of the h240x is g1/4?
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I have a stupid question here. can somone please elaborate if the fill port of the h240x is g1/4?
it is...it is...but any fitting has to be shallow threads
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Reason im asking is because these are what aquatuning is sending me in place of other fittings which are out of stock
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Those are fine. I believe as long they aren't more than 5mm long in the thread, they are usable.
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haha kl ended up with these eventually though http://www.aquatuning.co.uk/water-cooling/fittings/compression-fittings/1610mm/20680/alphacool-eiszapfen-16/10mm-anschraubtuelle-g1/4-chrome?c=10986

its only for filling the h240x anyway nothing special. just a permanent fill tube because sick of bubbles inside the unit think those bubbles were what caused my res screen to crack TWICE! rma parts already on way so this is why im setting it up with atube so i can get those damn bubbles out which might help quiet down the pump a little too.
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haha kl ended up with these eventually though http://www.aquatuning.co.uk/water-cooling/fittings/compression-fittings/1610mm/20680/alphacool-eiszapfen-16/10mm-anschraubtuelle-g1/4-chrome?c=10986

its only for filling the h240x anyway nothing special. just a permanent fill tube because sick of bubbles inside the unit think those bubbles were what caused my res screen to crack TWICE! rma parts already on way so this is why im setting it up with atube so i can get those damn bubbles out which might help quiet down the pump a little too.

Hehe bubbles cracking acrylic, that's a first smile.gif

I've had the exact same issue with the H240-X. The cause? I'm pretty confident it's caused (in my unit and some others) due to the window sitting too tight in the radiator frame, meaning there's no gap between it. So imagine resonance caused by the pump which transfers into the glass. It was actually really bad with my last unit, I had to put a 3mm gasket between the case frame and the AIO, and even that didn't prevent the glass from cracking a 3rd time.

Right now I have an H220-X waiting to get fitted with a new reservoir window made out of poly carbonate. It's not so beautiful as acrylic, however it's soft so it cannot crack.
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Hehe bubbles cracking acrylic, that's a first smile.gif

I've had the exact same issue with the H240-X. The cause? I'm pretty confident it's caused (in my unit and some others) due to the window sitting too tight in the radiator frame, meaning there's no gap between it. So imagine resonance caused by the pump which transfers into the glass. It was actually really bad with my last unit, I had to put a 3mm gasket between the case frame and the AIO, and even that didn't prevent the glass from cracking a 3rd time.

Right now I have an H220-X waiting to get fitted with a new reservoir window made out of poly carbonate. It's not so beautiful as acrylic, however it's soft so it cannot crack.

hey, where'd you get the polycarbonate pane?
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hey, where'd you get the polycarbonate pane?

It's the "Old Wizard" up north who's making it for me (read: my dad lol)
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It's the "Old Wizard" up north who's making it for me (read: my dad lol)

ur dad's a wizard, cool smile.gif

i replaced mine once, hope to not have to ever do it again, but if i do, something less likely to crack would be great. the appearance does not matter to me at all, i cover the window up anyway to keep light (and green growth) out.

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