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Hey guys, i was thinking about saving money for a WC setup and here the parts list i did:

CPU Waterblock: EK-Superme HF Blue Plexi Special Edition
Res: XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir for Single Laing DDC
Pump: Laing DDC 3.25 12V 18 Watt Version
Radiator: Black Ice 480mm
Tubing: ???
Clamps: x8 Primochill Metal Reusable Hose Clamp
Liquid: Koolance 700mL Fluorescent Blue

Some barbs:
x2 3/8 to 1/2 Pump Adapter
x2 1/2 Barb for res
x2 1/2 Barb for CPU WB

What do you say? also what 1/2 ID tubing should i get?
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i say drop the crap liquid, get a kill coil, distilled water, primochill blue tubing if you reaaallly want color in your loop. save yourself the hassle. liquid will only gunk up your blocks in the end, adn its not worth it. Plus EK has been back and forth on killing warrantys from using liquid other than distilled in loops
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MCP655 for future-proofing... then get a topper when you add another card Tygon tubing, I LOVE it...

I have like 5 runs with Tygon and 1 run with PrimoFlex... I'm not a fan of PrimoFlex... it's a bit too stiff so it kinks a little easier.
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Forget the adapters and add an xspc acryilic or acetal pumptop for the 355 and ur golden. Once you get the top replacement you can put barbs on it. Get rid of the fluid and get urself some distilled water from the grocer or convenience store and a kill coil/ptnuke/dead water


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MCP655 for future-proofing... then get a topper when you add another card Tygon tubing, I LOVE it...

I have like 5 runs with Tygon and 1 run with PrimoFlex... I'm not a fan of PrimoFlex... it's a bit too stiff so it kinks a little easier.
what? 355 is far better for complex loops. How would getting a 655 help in any way? 355s have higher head pressure and lower flowrate which helps push through multiple blocks. The 655 is best for simple loops.
 
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