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My mom is ordering my water cooling, I need to know which tubing is going to fit 1/2ID barbs:

http://www.crazypc.com/Merchant2/mer...uct_Code=93251

or this?

http://www.crazypc.com/Merchant2/mer...uct_Code=93252
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Both would work just fine with 1/2" ID barbs, the first is just thicker which means it will be harder to kink.
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Harder to kink? Well, which do you think I should go with?
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Harder to kink? Well, which do you think I should go with?
I would go with the first one.
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okay, dumb question about the tubing...when I order it and where it says quantity, if I put in 7, does that mean i get 7ft of tubing or I get 7 pieces of tube? .
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post #7 of 12
You should get 1 piece of 7' tubing. Both should work, but Clearflex is crap, you should get Tygon tubing instead. Tygon is well worth the price.
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post #8 of 12
haha you'll get 7 ft of tubing. i also agree with going with a thicker tubing. i bought the thin stuff, and the warmth of the water allowed it to be more flexible.. basically the pump's suction collapsed the tubing, so i was getting next to nothing for flow. definitely go with the thicker outer dimension. good luck!

edit: as to the post above, CLEARFLEX WORKS FINE! I had the thin tygon before, and I went to the thicker clearflex because it was cheaper. Im much much happier with the clearflex. It may not be as flexible, but it wont kink
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post #9 of 12
It means 7 feet.

Orion beat me by seconds. Go with the thicker one like he said.
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post #10 of 12
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Okay, ClearFlex 60 1/2ID x 3/4OD Tubing Quantity: 7 $1.60 $11.20

Thats what it shows in my checkout box and stuff...is that right?
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