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Originally Posted by pn0yb0i View Post
I used worm style clamps before - MAKE SURE YOU GET THE SMALLEST SIZE POSSIBLE.

Mine caused a leak because it didn't conform with the "Circle" shape of the tube because it was too big:



MSPAIN ftw. ( not a typo )

Nice illustration...........
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Yep, same thing happened to me actually. Traced it to a worm gear clamp of "questionable" quality. Good thing I always pressure test my loops at 20 PSI .
lol Sadly when I did watercool, I never EVER did a leak test before I installed it lol... Guess I was just lucky.. (never burned anything up)
    
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lol Sadly when I did watercool, I never EVER did a leak test before I installed it lol... Guess I was just lucky.. (never burned anything up)
Cant really burn with water
    
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I know you should never have your tubes touching each other but can you use zip ties/case ties to move them out of the way of each other?
May i ask... what happens if the tubes are touching each other? o.o
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May i ask... what happens if the tubes are touching each other? o.o
You die. J/K

It just causes some of the heat from your hot side to warm up your cool side, if that makes any sense. It really doesn't have that much of an effect, but every little bit helps.
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May i ask... what happens if the tubes are touching each other? o.o
You will be saying ...

"Dang, I should've taken the BLUE pill"
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