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Will the 7/16" tubing fit in the pci slot of a case? I dont want to MOD my case thats why im asking.
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post #2 of 10
That's a good question, have you measured it?

I'm guessing it would fit (maybe tight), otherwise you would need one of these:

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/pcipakitfor1.html

but then that would slow your flow down
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I doubt it without some compression since the OD is 5/8". I believe the PCI backslot spacing around .5".
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Use 2 pci slots if you can and cut a couple of these into them...


...3/4" ID Rubber Grommet
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What case are you even using?
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post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by sladesurfer View Post
Will the 7/16" tubing fit in the pci slot of a case? I dont want to MOD my case thats why im asking.
Screw the math/educated guess. Just did the real world fit test and NO,
not without a slight compression of 1/16" to both sidewalls of the tube.
  
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Dryadsoul View Post
Screw the math/educated guess. Just did the real world fit test and NO,
not without a slight compression of 1/16" to both sidewalls of the tube.
Thanks for testing it. rep to you
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Hey, no problemo. After all this isn't the OT thread.
  
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post #9 of 10
Don't do it. lol

man up and take out the drill.
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post #10 of 10
I fit 3/4" tubing through a PCI slot once. It wasn't pretty, but it worked well. And yes, there was quite a lot of compression You should be fine with 5/8" through; yes, there will be compression, but not enough to impact flowrates significantly.
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