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Why would you attach them on a block?

it would make his tubing fully removable and easy to access/services his blocks and hardware smile.gif
  
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post #12 of 16
I very much disliked the old QD3's. The O-Ring was totally exposed and 4 of 8 of the o-rings were DOA on my QD3's and the other 4 broke when I connected them together for the first time >_> The new ones seem much better made in this regard.
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post #13 of 16
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I'm mostly concerned about damaging my gpu die or cpu when taking them off. Should I be concerned?

that is up to you, can you put on your cpu heatsink without damaging the cpu?

everything we do to pcs is at your own risk. there is nothing we do with out some form of risk, the only thing i can say is if you dont feel comfortable doing it, dont. plenty of vids out to help you and you have all of us. ( or my other recommendation is to buy the stuff at microcenter and get their warranty .. it covers accidental damage )

i can say plenty of people use them between all parts of their loop and i mean some do it between EVERY component religiously and without problems. if you feel it is too heavy make a little stand {google powerjack}

i am going to make one with aluminum 2020 tslot connected to the top of my case. and supporting the rear of the card and holding my res when i get it
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Originally Posted by trust-no-1 View Post

As long as you hold the card steady when disconnecting and connecting, And dont just yank it off you should be fine.
I have seen then put onto CPU blocks without any adverse affects.
or you can just not put pressure on the block but on the male and female qdcs
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Originally Posted by Rollergold View Post

I very much disliked the old QD3's. The O-Ring was totally exposed and 4 of 8 of the o-rings were DOA on my QD3's and the other 4 broke when I connected them together for the first time >_> The new ones seem much better made in this regard.
pretty sure koolance mentioned this somewhere. they also didnt seal properly after aging. so they made a revision and changed that
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The last time I saw a QDC, it was the second gen ones that Koolance released.

The internal spring valve went wonky and the connection completely failed while the pump was running. The connector popped off across the room, hit my mate's cat, and he was standing there with a hose spraying green UV liquid all over his bed and carpet.

Wasn't Koolance's fault in this case, the newer QDC's are fairly solid. I just thought it was funny.
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As long as you hold the card steady when disconnecting and connecting, And dont just yank it off you should be fine.
I have seen then put onto CPU blocks without any adverse affects.
or you can just not put pressure on the block but on the male and female qdcs
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Isnt that what I just said?
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Isnt that what I just said?

yea. that was me on 1 hour of sleep. ._. sorry full of meh self and cant understand basic sentences >.>
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