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So MY MOBO SHOULD BE BACK on thrusday and i was like mm i have extra money why not get a WC setup i already have most my stuff picked out i want but i want 1/2inch tubing but theres like 1/2 - 3/4 and others which one to get? O.o
    
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***** lemme change it xD tiredness x2...

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The larger the OD (outside diameter, the 2nd number) the tighter you can bend the tubing without it forming kinks. 3/4" is generally the largest OD for 1/2" ID tubing. I personally use 7/16" ID, 5/8" OD, Masterkleer tubing. The 7/16" ID gives a tighter seal on the barbs without losing any measurable flow rate.
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k thanks i think i know what ima get now xD
so generally most people use ID 3/4 OD 1/2?
    
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Other way around, 1/2 ID and 3/4 OD
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I would recommend masterkleer 7/16" (ID) 5/8" OD or the tygon 7/16" ID 3/4" OD (I think).

They allow for tighter barb fits while providing 1/2" flow.
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I'm also a happy 7/16" ID, 5/8" OD user, tried both Tygon 3603 and Materkleer, and they are both good. The tygon is a little easier to get on really oversized barbs like 5/8" etc, but otherwise the Materkleer is perfectly fine.

I've also been thinking of trying this:
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/dupvctu7id5o.html

Sounds like it's generic Tygon R3603 at even better than Masterkleer prices
    
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k thanks i think i know what ima get now xD
so generally most people use ID 3/4 OD 1/2?
omg hax. Links to the inverted tubing kthxbai
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lol, that'd be weird.
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