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I am using 3/8". Should I switch to 1/2"?
    
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i personally prefer larger tubing since a greater flow = better temps
    
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i personally prefer larger tubing since a greater flow = better temps
Damn you have one hell of an overclock... Got any pics of your PC?
    
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Damn you have one hell of an overclock... Got any pics of your PC?
if you gtoto my profile and look at threads i started you can find a bunch of pics in the threads
    
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I use 1/2" barbs with 7/16" masterkleer tubing and get great results.

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i personally prefer larger tubing since a greater flow = better temps
Except the ID of a 1/2 barb is 3/8 Tests have shown very tiny temps drops from bigger tubing, less than 1C.
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I personally use the 1/2" I.D, though as stated above, 7/16 is nice, especially since it's a bit tighter fit around the barbs
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Except the ID of a 1/2 barb is 3/8 Tests have shown very tiny temps drops from bigger tubing, less than 1C.
If that's the case then I am just sticking with 3/8 since it evaporates a lot slower. I also am very broke and i'm just wondering how i'm gonna get money to work on my upgrade.
    
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