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Radiator: HW Labs Black Ice (GTS or GTX) 360
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Replace Feser with distilled water and a silver kill coil.

use 1/2" ID x 3/4" OD tygon tubing if you have the room...with 1/2" ID x 3/4" OD compression fittings, or same size barbs with hose clamps or zip ties.
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Replace Feser with distilled water and a silver kill coil.

use 1/2" ID x 3/4" OD tygon tubing if you have the room...with 1/2" ID x 3/4" OD compression fittings, or same size barbs with hose clamps or zip ties.
I agree with this except for the barbs comment.

If you are getting barbs and not compressions I would go with 7/16 tubing over 1/2 barbs.
    
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I am going with compressions, slipped my mind. Should I go with the GTS or GTX Black Ice rad? Also, what type of EK blocks? Nickel ,Copper, etc?
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I agree with this except for the barbs comment.

If you are getting barbs and not compressions I would go with 7/16 tubing over 1/2 barbs.
Oh...I had a derpderp moment. lol.

yes, 7/16 over 1/2" for a perfect fit.
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I am going with compressions, slipped my mind. Should I go with the GTS or GTX Black Ice rad? Also, what type of EK blocks? Nickel ,Copper, etc?
The finish on the block doesnt make a difference, but Nickel with not corrode like the Copper.

As for the radiator question I am not sure.
    
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post #7 of 13
The GTX radiator is a better radiator thermally, however it is twice as thick. If you are going to be shoving it into a small case it may not be the best option.

Also you need an sli connector kit, be it an EK bridge or a simple danger Den sli fitting kit.
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9 fins per inch vs 20 fins per inch. I'll be using 90 CFM fans at 2000 RPM. What are some good all around compression fittings?
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9 fins per inch vs 20 fins per inch. I'll be using 90 CFM fans at 2000 RPM. What are some good all around compression fittings?
Where did you get that?

It's (according to HW-Labs Website):

GTS: 30 FPI
GTX: 20 FPI

However due to the added thickness of the GTX it actually comes out on top of the GTS radiator. With those 2000 RPM fans the GTX is the best radiator currently available.
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Oops! I've been mistaken the GTS with the SR-1! Nvidia got to me...

That cleared up, SR-1 or GTX?
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