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is it ok to mix nozzle sizes? 1/4-1/2/etc?

or is it preferable to try n go for all the same size?
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You want the same sizes all around, ideally. Otherwise you can rack up quite a bit of head loss.
    
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You want the same sizes all around, ideally. Otherwise you can rack up quite a bit of head loss.
Okay, thanks, and i'm guessing 1/2 is better than 1/4 right?
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Okay, thanks, and i'm guessing 1/2 is better than 1/4 right?
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Yes, you will get better flow-rate with 1/2" or 7/16" tubing than you will with 1/4"
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WAY BETTER then 1/4. generally only cheap water cooling "kits" like thermaltake and koolence use 1/4. use 1/2 or 7/16 (on 1/2 barbs) for good flow.
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1/4 is really too restrictive, it also looks weeny 3/8 is the smallest I'd go.
    
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