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I'm in the UK (rip-off capital of the world)

The Phobya is around £19 whereas the Bitpower is around £36 thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif



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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

I used to think that I'd water cool my system one day.....but these issues just seem to daunting to deal with. (leaks/pumps failing/PITA to interchange parts) frown.gif

If you maintain the loop and have a bit of patience its the same pretty much as the same as, for example, when a motherboard fails and you don't know whether or not if its the CPU or whether or not it killed the CPU and RAM and then you have to tear apart the entire thing test each thing outside of the case and RMA whatever caused the initial issue. You see? it's not that bad lol


By the way, could I not just get a compatible tube instead? - They're much cheaper.

Like this:


Edited by munaim1 - 5/10/13 at 10:34am
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Those acrylic tubes are really poor!

My ek one had cracks in it too. After the weather started to get better last year?

Watercooling is a pia but it serves it's purpose?

as far as cleaning it out properly. Put a bit of bleach or peroxide in a bowl & give a scrub.

Then rinse thorough & let it dry out. That will kill all the algae & then you can refill?
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Originally Posted by korruptedkaos View Post

Those acrylic tubes are really poor!

My ek one had cracks in it too. After the weather started to get better last year?

Watercooling is a pia but it serves it's purpose?

as far as cleaning it out properly. Put a bit of bleach or peroxide in a bowl & give a scrub.

Then rinse thorough & let it dry out. That will kill all the algae & then you can refill?

Thanks for the advice, much appreciated.








Instead of buying another res, could I not just order a replacement tube instead (as long as the diameter is the same)? Like the one above.
Edited by munaim1 - 5/12/13 at 5:44pm
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Really need some quick assistance regarding this as I want to order it now so it can be delivered by this week.

Will this work as a replacement for my Phobya Balancer 150 reservoir tube?


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Hence we now offer the Alphacool Plexi Tube 50x150mm (DxH) as a spare part! For all tubes with a diameter of 50mm.

^^ Technically it should work right?
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Just afraid the thread would be different than the caps
Why not get a word from the phobya people?biggrin.gif
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