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post #1 of 8
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How much fluid in oz. will fill an entire system with 1/2" ID tubing, swifttech micro res, and cpu/ vga blocks?
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post #2 of 8
30-60? im just geussing but it really depends on how long the loops are and how big the resivoir is....
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post #3 of 8
Click on the link below to see my water cooling setup. It's running 3/8" tubes in a large case and 500mL barely was enough. I had to top off the reservoir with distilled water. I'm guessing you will need 750mL to 1L depending on the reservoir. My reservoir is pretty small.
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post #4 of 8
Why worry? distilled water is only 99 cents, unles you are using the expensive commercial stuff.
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im using pc ice - so i wanted to know how much to order. I ordered two bottles of the stuff. Might be a waste - but its non conductive and its my first water cooled setup and im paranoid.
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post #6 of 8
I used two bottles of the PC ICE. I need to order more. At least one more bottle maybe two to be safe. But my res is huge in comparison to yours. Dual 5 1/4 bay res. Plus I am using about 12' of tubing.
    
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post #7 of 8
I used about a 1/2 gallon only because i have a 2 bay res. ((1/2 tubing))
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post #8 of 8
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Thanks for the help guys! I should be cool with 2 bottles.
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