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Probably PETG. It looks cool, but the idea of using a heat gun everytime i change a component sounds exhausting. I'd rather have more time to play games. To each their own! thumb.gif
I just watched JayZTwoCent's video and it is infact glass. He used 90 degree fittings to angle the glass instead of heating and bending.
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I just watched JayZTwoCent's video and it is infact glass. He used 90 degree fittings to angle the glass instead of heating and bending.

Interesting. I still wouldn't do it though. Our hardware costs us money. He probably gets it for free, and doesn't care of the glass breaks. I'd go PETG. redface.gif
 
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i got the idea from JayZ two cents smile.gif

I think I figured out where the problem lies... rolleyes.gif
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Right now i think this is what ill do, (i need to save money first of course)

Swiftech H240-X for the front of the case
Thin 120mm radiator for the rear
Glass or PETG (still thinking) tubing (13mm)
Alpha Cool 90 degree Compression Fittings
Light blue Mayhems colant
EKWB r9 390 water block
And a different CPU block in the future.
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post #15 of 36
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Hey guys. So, I want to do a custom loop on my PC, and im here to ask if you guys can pick out all the components neededs for this loop, which would be greatly appreciated.

My case is the NZXT s340
CPU - FX-8350
GPU - XFX R9 390

And personally id like the best looking for the value and all GLASS tubing. Post here if you have any questions. Thanks guys.

LOL.
Hello, can you please tell me everything I need, I cbf doing any research. Also, can you please build it for me. Also can I have some money? Please mum?
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LOL.
Hello, can you please tell me everything I need, I cbf doing any research. Also, can you please build it for me. Also can I have some money? Please mum?
I wasn't planning to ask your mum for money but while she's over I might as well.

EDIT: Can you not read? I did research, and got a parts list. Just asking here mainly if there's and cheaper better alternatives to save money, considering I've already paid for every component in my PC so far (I'm 16) making 9.05 AUD and hour (After taxes) on top of school and everything else. So please be useful or leave.
Edited by m70b1jr - 6/17/16 at 1:08am
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post #17 of 36
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I think I figured out where the problem lies... rolleyes.gif

Ladies and gentlemen.....we have a winner!

On the positive side, it least it wasn't a Pee Wee Herman Linus video......

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Right now i think this is what ill do, (i need to save money first of course)

Swiftech H240-X for the front of the case
Thin 120mm radiator for the rear
Glass or PETG (still thinking) tubing (13mm)
Alpha Cool 90 degree Compression Fittings
Light blue Mayhems colant
EKWB r9 390 water block
And a different CPU block in the future.

Alphacool fittings are pretty awful. You may want to re-think that one. Also, wouldn't compression fittings break glass tubing (rhetorical question, btw)? And could you point to the video where Jay uses glass, and not acrylic or PETG?
Edited by ciarlatano - 6/17/16 at 2:52am
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Hey guys. So, I want to do a custom loop on my PC, and im here to ask if you guys can pick out all the components neededs for this loop, which would be greatly appreciated.

My case is the NZXT s340
CPU - FX-8350
GPU - XFX R9 390

And personally id like the best looking for the value and all GLASS tubing. Post here if you have any questions. Thanks guys.

God love you m70b1jr.

Take some advice from someone who loves custom water cooling and is no where near as good as the reviewers who get things for free. Custom water cooling is VERY expensive and almost a disease once you get hooked on it.

That being said, I started on that journey with used parts from e-bay. Then to new parts from Frozen PC and now from Performance PC,

I have never ventured into glass/acrylic etc but stay with quality tubing.

I'm old school and use 1/2" I.D. and 3/4" O.D. but the smaller and smaller cases make this usage very hard.

Either buy all your parts used and learn or buy a kit from EK or XSPC especially if this is your first time.
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No need to shame the guy. He came, and found an easier way with the H240X. I'm still hoping he is against the PETG, but it is all the rage now a days. redface.gif
 
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post #20 of 36
Just remember you don't use "compression" fittings as such with any hard tubing, you use "push-fit" type fittings like Bitspower C47's. You'll also need a way to cut said tubing, especially if you want to use glass.

Glass powder fragments are also very dangerous and I would recommend not cutting it (if using a rotary tool) without a jig, shopvac, and a mask of some kind. You'll also need to chamfer the ends of any hard tubing so you don't shred the O-rings in your fittings.

If you go PETG and plan to bend, you'll also need a heat gun and bending mandrels (or bend freehand) as well as a bending cord.
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