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Originally Posted by microman;14268714 
I just dont get the current trend towards all these crazy fittings in loops.

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Agreed....

7/16" tube and 1/2" barbs...simple, effective, cheap, looks just fine.
    
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post #3392 of 8651
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Originally Posted by ErBall;14293838 
Agreed....

7/16" tube and 1/2" barbs...simple, effective, cheap, looks just fine.

Couldnt agree more. Also Ive seen people using like 20 different fittings in a single loop I cant see any way thats not affecting flow.
People here on ocn seem to love being trendy.

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Originally Posted by microman;14268714 
I just dont get the current trend towards all these crazy fittings in loops.

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The underlying trend is "spend as much on fittings to be/look cool" lulz..
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1/2" barbs with 7/16" ID tygon... best way to go! Just ask me!

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As for the watercooling question, yeah its best to use 7/16" tubing over 1/2" barbs. Best seal smile.gif

I'm actually working on a little project to copper pipe the whole rig, then nickel plate the outside of the pipe smile.gif
Edited by Oupavoc - 7/21/11 at 3:17pm
    
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I will always use barbs though, no matter how good the seal is. It's more of a psychological thing rather than a scientific one though.
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List Updated smile.gif


As for the watercooling question, yeah its best to use 7/16" tubing over 1/2" barbs. Best seal smile.gif

I'm actually working on a little project to copper pipe the whole rig, then nickel plate the outside of the pipe smile.gif

This is what is taking me so long
I am using Copper tubing and a tubing bender

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Anyone using sound proofing foam in their case? Mind sharing a snapshot?
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Anyone using sound proofing foam in their case? Mind sharing a snapshot?

Well I taught about this, but then realized it's not really viable option. There's only a few spots you could install it at. The divider between the psi and the main chamber, around the window on the door and around the cable management. Sound proofing works best on a windowless case IMO.
    
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Hi...how difficult is it to take out the bottom drive bays?
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