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Hi all,

Did anyone try Mayhems Ultra Clear Tubing?

I tried twice using PrimoChill Primoflex Advance LRT and it both cases this tube is leaching when hitting ~43c water temps.

The Mayhems doesn't suppose to leach but I didn't read reviews on it. The last thing I'd like is to tear down everything all over again and clean the system.


I wonder if anyone here tried and has some comments.
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The mayhems tubing is great, haven't had any problems with it. thumb.gif It's also not quite as stiff as the primochill.
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If your fluid temps are hitting 43C+ then you need more radiator and/or better fans. That or your ambient temps are pretty warm (I see that you are in Sydney). Have you looked into addressing your temps before trying to make a soft tubing live under that heat?
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Originally Posted by The EX1 View Post

If your fluid temps are hitting 43C+ then you need more radiator and/or better fans. That or your ambient temps are pretty warm (I see that you are in Sydney). Have you looked into addressing your temps before trying to make a soft tubing live under that heat?

Good and valid point.

The room doesn't have AC and Sydney summer on top floor, temps hit 30c easily.
Plus, the PC is in a restrictive place where I need to use air duct to channel the heat from the back fan, out the window.

I have 420/60mm top rad, 280/60mm rad and 240/45mm rad, all except the last are in P/P config.

I use 2x R9 290 GPU which are known in their temps.

So I cannot do much about the heat anymore.
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