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Are Barrow fittings known to be leak-free especially the rotary ones? Are they recommended over, say, XSPC's? First time watercooler here.


Any fittings now have the same chance leaking like any other brands.

You have to be more careful with rotary fittings since when you turn them and there's unnecessary pressure against the fitting, it can introduce failure.

With that being said, i have both BP and Barrow rotaries, 45, 90 (new and used) and there's a couple on both camps that leaked on me.
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I didn't have any of mine leak on me. Only been running a few days though. They're lookin good!


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Are Barrow fittings known to be leak-free especially the rotary ones? Are they recommended over, say, XSPC's? First time watercooler here.

I would never recommend barrow over anything but I have to say xspc really wowed me! I would recommend them every day, any day ....
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I would never recommend barrow over anything but I have to say xspc really wowed me! I would recommend them every day, any day ....

You dont recommend them because you think they are unethical. Not because you have used their product and found it wanting.

As a user I prefer Barrow over Alphacool and Bitspower, dont think you will find many people here who actually use(d) the fittings and dont recommend them.
    
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You dont recommend them because you think they are unethical. Not because you have used their product and found it wanting.

As a user I prefer Barrow over Alphacool and Bitspower, dont think you will find many people here who actually use(d) the fittings and dont recommend them.

Agreed, after using Bitspower, EK, Barrow and Primochill, Barrow comes out on top just as the quality is decent and the price is phenomenal.
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Here is my,in this loop I've used several Barrow 13/10 compression fitting with 45°Rotary fittings,several G1/4 extenders and 2* Retractable Aqua Link and at back have used Mini valve for drain

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Hope this helps

Thanks, Jura
     
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I would never recommend barrow over anything but I have to say xspc really wowed me! I would recommend them every day, any day ....

You dont recommend them because you think they are unethical. Not because you have used their product and found it wanting.

As a user I prefer Barrow over Alphacool and Bitspower, dont think you will find many people here who actually use(d) the fittings and dont recommend them.
this is correct, and to some of us, this is more important, yet i still read this thread, and attempt to help you guys, when others dont have an answer to your question, as i dont feel we should abandon you guys either just because you use this brand. the irony is if barrow had not of copied stuff and made their own, at these prices yes i would probably be their biggest fan.
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Where are these available at? Really considering going 16mm instead of 12mm. Like originally planned, but lately Barrows prices have gone up.

12mm is small. Even in my one small case, It looked to small to my liking.

They have? Their the same price they always been, Just don't shop at places that try to overcharge you. Most of my Barrow fitting came from ModmyMods or Winfmod (I don't Winfmod sells watercooling supplies anymore). TitanRig sells some, They do charge a bit more for their items due to Amazon marketplace policy.

FormulaMod would be the next place I would use if your willing to wait a week or two for your order. If the shipping price is to high, contact the owner. He will fix it so the shipping cost would be reasonable.

Theirs also pccoolings (They have a shop on Ebay & Amazon).
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I would never recommend barrow over anything but I have to say xspc really wowed me! I would recommend them every day, any day ....

You dont recommend them because you think they are unethical. Not because you have used their product and found it wanting.

As a user I prefer Barrow over Alphacool and Bitspower, dont think you will find many people here who actually use(d) the fittings and dont recommend them.
this is correct, and to some of us, this is more important, yet i still read this thread, and attempt to help you guys, when others dont have an answer to your question, as i dont feel we should abandon you guys either just because you use this brand. the irony is if barrow had not of copied stuff and made their own, at these prices yes i would probably be their biggest fan.

The irony is they're not unethical in any way. Why shouldn't they be allowed to make a water cooling fitting just like BP and not called a copy? EK and Alphacool have now copied BP fittings as well if you want to draw that card, but I don't see anyone calling them out on it.

I have lots of experience with Barrow and have never had a Barrow rotary of any kind out of about 3 dozen leak on me. I've also never had an EK, BP, or Monsoon rotary leak on me. I have had one Alphacool rotary leak on me.

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You dont recommend them because you think they are unethical. Not because you have used their product and found it wanting.

As a user I prefer Barrow over Alphacool and Bitspower, dont think you will find many people here who actually use(d) the fittings and dont recommend them.

How is Barrow even unethical?
I would say Bitspower is more unethical for selling stuff that is same quality or slightly worse with an insane markup

PS: talking about Bitspower, you know what's really unethical? Crappy carbon steel screws on a GTX 980 Kingpin waterblock. A dozen stainless steel screws would have costed pebbles.
     
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