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Bad kinks in tube, Do anti-kink coils really work?

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As above guys, Kinks in my tube in-between my 2 GPU blocks, will anti-kink coils fix this?

Was thinking of dropping down to 8mm ID as it much harder to kink as the tube is made from harder material?
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Anti-kink coils are supposed to stop you from getting tubing kinks aren't they?
     
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I was thinking about this before I got my loop, but while assembling it, I don't understand how people get kinks in a watercooling setup. Too long a piece of hose between the cards, or misaligning it during installation, I see no other ways.
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I was thinking about this before I got my loop, but while assembling it, I don't understand how people get kinks in a watercooling setup. Too long a piece of hose between the cards, or misaligning it during installation, I see no other ways.
It's simple, Cards are close together and not enough space to allow the tube to curve naturally. Also not helped by thin wall tube....
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I don't get how that would benefit me as I run single cover blocks
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I was thinking about this before I got my loop, but while assembling it, I don't understand how people get kinks in a watercooling setup. Too long a piece of hose between the cards, or misaligning it during installation, I see no other ways.
Cpu to gpu bends are an example. My rig has this bend but my tubing bends fine.
    
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post #9 of 28
what sorta tubing my primochill 7/16 5/8 is nearly impossable to make it kink it can do really tight bends.
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Tubeing is 3/8" ID, 1/2" OD But the tube was are very thin..
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