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post #17931 of 106068
Couldn't do this with my current setup, so I went with D-plugs:

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You could do it with mini/stubby barbs but the d-plugs look smexxy biggrin.gif
post #17932 of 106068
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Dang i commend you on your mini tubing link for your cards!!! I was way too scared to do that lol!

I guess i am just not as experienced, my sigis my first wc loop. What was making me nervous is the nipple the tubing slides onto with my fittings seems rather short, a tiny piece of tubing connected like that makes me nervous, although, i am not as experienced as some in here!
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I guess i am just not as experienced, my sigis my first wc loop. What was making me nervous is the nipple the tubing slides onto with my fittings seems rather short, a tiny piece of tubing connected like that makes me nervous, although, i am not as experienced as some in here!

There's plenty of ways to link blocks. You can use sli fittings, barbs/compression with tube, and plugs. Just make sure you have plenty of clearance as compression fittings can be bulky and big.


Here's mine using Bitspower D-plugs. They are expensive but its a clean way to link my blocks. I'm planning to nickel plate the blocks down the road to match them with the rest of the loop better:


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There's plenty of ways to link blocks. You can use sli fittings, barbs/compression with tube, and plugs. Just make sure you have plenty of clearance as compression fittings can be bulky and big.
Here's mine using Bitspower D-plugs. They are expensive but its a clean way to link my blocks. I'm planning to nickel plate the blocks down the road to match them with the rest of the loop better:
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Yeah i ended up with the paralell link by EK. I like the look a lot. I suck with tubing so i decided to go that route.
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Anybody knows if this EK RAD XTX 120 will line up outside at the back of a CM Storm case ?

I would like to put the EK rad on the back outside of my case hoping it line's up with the holes for tubing there.
Have a Magicool Elegant plexi there now and it doesnt line up frown.gif
Plan to move the Magicool inside and get the EK rad on the back and so create extra rad surface, going from 360 to 480 rad surface. [240+120+120]

And is the EK rad any good ? and if it doesnt fit could you recommend one that does fit ?
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post #17936 of 106068
I personally like this test by Bundy.

Although it shows 360 rads, I think you can stil use it to compare 120 rads. As for the fitting, I have no idea, sorry redface.gif
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post #17937 of 106068
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Anybody knows if this EK RAD XTX 120 will line up outside at the back of a CM Storm case ?

I would like to put the EK rad on the back outside of my case hoping it line's up with the holes for tubing there.
Have a Magicool Elegant plexi there now and it doesnt line up frown.gif
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And is the EK rad any good ? and if it doesnt fit could you recommend one that does fit ?

Why not mount it on the inside?
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I've just created frankencooler, trying to get a feel for how my 3930k will OC while I'm working on the case the build will eventually go in (NZXT Switch). Antec P280 took one for the team to be a giant "test bench".... and yes, I did rip the front door off of the case and set it on top. The foam inside quites vibrations nicely thumb.gif

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Why not mount it on the inside?

Just because of looks really, inside it doesnt really line up nicely with the 240 rad.
If nothing fit outside on the back i will install it inside though.
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post #17940 of 106068
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Just because of looks really, inside it doesnt really line up nicely with the 240 rad.
If nothing fit outside on the back i will install it inside though.

Well, its got a mounting holes for a 140mm which should allow you to fit it inside. As for the grommet holes lining up, most cases (no pun intended wink.gif ) don't line up and you have to drill out new holes. The grommets are intended to route water lines outside the case. If you are concerned with mb clearance when putting the 120mm rad inside, go with a slimmer rad like the RS120/EX120 or BI Stealth 120. i was able to fit an RS120 inside with a fan next to a top mounted RS240 in a 690ii. Only issue was fitting clearance, which an extension and a low profile angled fitting fixed smile.gif

If you must have the EK120 outside, just loop the tube through the grommets if you aren't looking to cut the case.
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