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Ok so I want to buy a few parts to try and put together.

This Alphacool Black Ice GT Stealth III (Triple 120mm radiator)
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=480762

How do i know what fittings go with it?
What size hoses to use?
Any particular pump to go with it?
post #2 of 12
It uses G 1/4" BSPP fittings (this is the treading). You can find ones sold by Danger Den, Swiftech, and D-Tek. The tubing size depends on your fitting size. I would recommended 1/2" OD fittings. With this you can use either 1/2" ID or 7/16" ID tubing. The two common pumps (D5 or DDC-12V) are more than powerful enough for the rad and entire loop.

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Just match the fittings to what is on your pump/CPU block. I think the Eheim 1250 pump, but there are cheaper ones out there (but maybe not quite as reliable).
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Oh, D5 is natively 1/2". The DDC-12 is natively 3/8" but can a top can be used to convert it to 1/2"
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And with the new top it is more powerful and reliable than the one with 1/2 inch barbs.

http://shoppts.com/peddcudeddcp.html
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And with the new top it is more powerful and reliable than the one with 1/2 inch barbs.

http://shoppts.com/peddcudeddcp.html
More reliable? How so? A new top introduces two more points where leakage can occur.
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The D5 has been known to just up and fail on multiple occasions...

The DDC w/ Delrin top mounts in the exact same way as the regular top, so no it won't leak on you unless you forget the o-ring...

It screws in just like the normal top, the only difference is it allows for better flow/pressure.
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The D5 has been known to just up and fail on multiple occasions...

The DDC w/ Delrin top mounts in the exact same way as the regular top, so no it won't leak on you unless you forget the o-ring...

It screws in just like the normal top, the only difference is it allows for better flow/pressure.
Yes... the top makes the pump more powerful but how is the DDC-12V with the top more reliable than without the top? The original mount is a solid piece with 3/8" fittings. The top uses two changable fittings. With the more component, the more places for failure. So how is the top more reliable?
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Dang cognoscenti your on an upgrade spree huh?

I'm so jealous.
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Yes... the top makes the pump more powerful but how is the DDC-12V with the top more reliable than without the top? The original mount is a solid piece with 3/8" fittings. The top uses two changable fittings. With the more component, the more places for failure. So how is the top more reliable?
OHH I think we are mis-understanding eachother... I was saying that the MCP655(D5) is less reliable than the MCP350/DDC....

I am sorry if I confused you, I was just trying to say that the MCP350/355 is more reliable than the 655...

Regardless of the top.
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