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true or false: koolance compression fittings work well?
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im stuck in little rock arkansas for some more useless training ( silly military and their training! ) and its really hot .. point is my res is losing water considerably faster , could this be the cause , ive never really had to add water before and ive been thoroughly checking for leaks ? its a dual bay res/pump combo so its not a whole lot of res and in about a week its gone down half an inch , my other guess would be that moving around so much has bled it properly and its just the airspace I had in bubbles .. what do you think?
    
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I actually didn't benefit much from an SSD, I sold the one I used to use actually. The only benefit for me is boot-up times which aren't bad as it is and I rarely reboot.
Edit: Which fan is better, COUGAR CF-V14HB or Akasa Apache Black?

The Akasa Apache would be my choice, although I would pick the Bgears Blasters over them. BTW if those NZXT fans are weighing you down, feel free to send em my way, I like to help out like that wink.gif
   
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post #25034 of 106436
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true or false: koolance compression fittings work well?
True, I had six compression fittings in my old rig and they worked like a charm, looked pretty good too.
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Just finished my new loop with Dual head top, a 120 rad + 240 rad and the Raystorm block.

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What is that frosted acrylic block, is that used for combining the flow if both pumps/ directing flow to multiple sources? It doesn't look like a standard Reservoir. thinking.gif

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post #25036 of 106436
thanks nerd, i was going to do qdc's all around but then after buying 8 realized that it was a bigger task than i had anticipated, so naturally i want to stick with the same brand compression fittins so the color remains the same (the silver compressions) plus that are like 5 bucks cheaper than bitspower fittings tongue.gif

thanks tho good to know!
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Does anyone know of a specific brand of compression fittings one should avoid?
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Does anyone know of a specific brand of compression fittings one should avoid?
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post #25039 of 106436
to avoid not really tbh tho. when i was going into my build and i made the decision to water cool was the same time monsoon fittings hit the market, and i scooped up 2 packs of matte white and when i got the i was like dannnnnnnng these are nice. Then i began testing to make sure each water cooling component worked, and mostly because i was stoked to use water cooling and wanted to play with my parts. Using the tool that they provide and even screwing the fittings into certain blocks the paint on those things chipped so so easy and that makes me thing they are cheap. maybe the anodized ones are a different story since there is no paint to chip but these i was dissatisfied with. Luckily before i used both packs i sold one, and held onto one to test with, glad i didn't waste all of my money tongue.gif
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Pulled the Raystorm and checked it, had a small piece of trash in the inlet, not enough to do anything, and what looked like a small hair or something on the plate, so I cleaned it all up and reinstalled with MX2 instead of MX4 just for something different .
I filled the loop and tilted the Switch over all the way until the RX360 quit gurgling air but no go, no change in temps from before. The gpu temp is fine, I guess that's something but it was OK all along anyway. 89*c is just too high for the amount of cooling in this case with a x45 OC. My other rig only has a RX240 and a Raystorm and it never touches 80 cooling just the cpu.
I don't know what to do now but change the block and see what happens. All I got is the Rasa from a RX240 kit for a spare but WTH.
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