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Pretty good, the only thing that bothers me is the tube that comes off the 2nd GPU biggrin.gif
Are you doing push/pull on the front rad? or just pull?
I am just doing pull . what is bothering you about the tube coming off the bottom gpu ? at first I used a straight fitting on the bottom gpu and I did not like the way the tube bent to go to the radiator. so I decided to go with a 65 degree angle fitting. I have a 90 degree fitting I can use.
    
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I am just doing pull . what is bothering you about the tube coming off the bottom gpu ? at first I used a straight fitting on the bottom gpu and I did not like the way the tube bent to go to the radiator. so I decided to go with a 65 degree angle fitting. I have a 90 degree fitting I can use.
Probably because with the bigger tubing it makes it look like it has sag when it actually doesn't
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Probably because with the bigger tubing it makes it look like it has sag when it actually doesn't
the 65 degree fitting I am using is a swivel fitting . the tube I am using is as short as possible infact the tube is so tight that I can not swivel the fitting and it is practically stuck in that position . I kind of thought that it looked like the tube needed a little more slack . because if you look at all the other tubing in my loop it has more slack. do you think it would look better with a 90 degree fitting ?
    
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the 65 degree fitting I am using is a swivel fitting . the tube I am using is as short as possible infact the tube is so tight that I can not swivel the fitting and it is practically stuck in that position . I kind of thought that it looked like the tube needed a little more slack . because if you look at all the other tubing in my loop it has more slack. do you think it would look better with a 90 degree fitting ?
Do you have an extra piece of tubing that you can use to mock up the 90 degree fitting?
It might make it look worse depending on how short the fitting is
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post #8695 of 12460
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Do you have an extra piece of tubing that you can use to mock up the 90 degree fitting?
It might make it look worse depending on how short the fitting is
I have 2 feet of unused tubing . do you think the tubing from the bottom graphic card to the radiator should be tight or have some slack ?
    
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I have 2 feet of unused tubing . do you think the tubing from the bottom graphic card to the radiator should be tight or have some slack ?
it's just my OCD, the top tubes can have slack because they chance in height, but the bottom tubes almost goes horizontal, it might not be doable with the rubber tubing like that
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it's just my OCD, the top tubes can have slack because they chance in height, but the bottom tubes almost goes horizontal, it might not be doable with the rubber tubing like that
there can be slack the tubeing would just have a bend in it . I seen loops with 90 degree angle fittings on bottom graphics cards with the tubing going to the radiator tight and straight . I don't like the way that looks . i like the tubing to have the same amont of slack on all the components it just matches better the way I have the tubing now looks ok . you said your self it looks like the tube is sagging a little bit. I would like it if the tubing was saging a little more . I am going to leave it the way it is for now . I really like the way hard acrylic tubing looks but that requires a lot of work bending it
    
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I know my build is not as nice as Adam182 but this is my first custom water loop I ever did . how does my build look ?



lovely! i really like how it looks, some sleeved extensions would do the job perfectly!
 
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Owner's list is updated! Now I'm off to the AX/HX Owner's club to get that all updated! tongue.gif
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Anyone know how to reduce the hertz on a monitor?
I'm looking at the seiki (which is 30Hz @ 4k) and I was wanting to see if I could bare my monitor right not @ 30Hz
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