Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › Tube size?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Tube size? - Page 3

post #21 of 31
Thread Starter 
Sounds good! Noob question but I've been seeing G1/4 everywhere...what does this mean? I'm getting 3/8" tubing so I don't want any mistakes.
post #22 of 31
KwikCut tubing shears (Ridgid also makes one) are the way to go. Just make sure you cut at least 2cm of tubing with them, else the cut will be of poor quality.
ThermoChilled
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100T ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme EVGA GTX 580 SuperClocked STT WX200UB2G7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Arch Linux x86_64 + JWM NEC MultiSync PA241W-BK 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87UKB Corsair CMPSU-850AX Lian Li Tyr PC-X500FX Logitech G9x 
Mouse Pad
ZOWIE GEAR P-TF 
  hide details  
Reply
ThermoChilled
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100T ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme EVGA GTX 580 SuperClocked STT WX200UB2G7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Arch Linux x86_64 + JWM NEC MultiSync PA241W-BK 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87UKB Corsair CMPSU-850AX Lian Li Tyr PC-X500FX Logitech G9x 
Mouse Pad
ZOWIE GEAR P-TF 
  hide details  
Reply
post #23 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by xyeLz View Post
Sounds good! Noob question but I've been seeing G1/4 everywhere...what does this mean? I'm getting 3/8" tubing so I don't want any mistakes.
That's just the thread on the fitting and on the joints of the components. Almost all the barbs/fitting you will buy are G 1/4(just make sure they are before you buy your 3/8" fittings).
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #24 of 31
G1/4 refers to 1/4" parallel thread .
Edited by adamlau - 1/24/11 at 10:58pm
ThermoChilled
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100T ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme EVGA GTX 580 SuperClocked STT WX200UB2G7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Arch Linux x86_64 + JWM NEC MultiSync PA241W-BK 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87UKB Corsair CMPSU-850AX Lian Li Tyr PC-X500FX Logitech G9x 
Mouse Pad
ZOWIE GEAR P-TF 
  hide details  
Reply
ThermoChilled
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100T ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme EVGA GTX 580 SuperClocked STT WX200UB2G7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Arch Linux x86_64 + JWM NEC MultiSync PA241W-BK 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87UKB Corsair CMPSU-850AX Lian Li Tyr PC-X500FX Logitech G9x 
Mouse Pad
ZOWIE GEAR P-TF 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25 of 31
Thread Starter 
Awesome! So the 3/8" is somewhat common for tubing size so I won't run into many problems when I buy 3/8" - 1/2" compression fittings?
post #26 of 31
Not 3/8 - 1/2...Just 3/8 (G/14 3/8) for 3/8 tubing.
ThermoChilled
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100T ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme EVGA GTX 580 SuperClocked STT WX200UB2G7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Arch Linux x86_64 + JWM NEC MultiSync PA241W-BK 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87UKB Corsair CMPSU-850AX Lian Li Tyr PC-X500FX Logitech G9x 
Mouse Pad
ZOWIE GEAR P-TF 
  hide details  
Reply
ThermoChilled
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100T ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme EVGA GTX 580 SuperClocked STT WX200UB2G7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Arch Linux x86_64 + JWM NEC MultiSync PA241W-BK 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87UKB Corsair CMPSU-850AX Lian Li Tyr PC-X500FX Logitech G9x 
Mouse Pad
ZOWIE GEAR P-TF 
  hide details  
Reply
post #27 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by xyeLz View Post
Awesome! So the 3/8" is somewhat common for tubing size so I won't run into many problems when I buy 3/8" - 1/2" compression fittings?
Well, 1/2" is probbaly too big for 3/8" tubing, you might get away with it after you do the hot water treatment of the tubing. One word of advice on compression fittings, make sure you have enough room between the connectors on the rad/block/res so the fittings don't "collide". Take 1cm from edge as the edge of the compression fitting and just make sure they fit before buying.
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #28 of 31
Thread Starter 
Oh sorry, I think I confused you guys. Either that or I outsmarted myself. By 3/8" - 1/2" I meant 3/8" ID and 1/2" OD. Is that what you're referring to or will that work?
post #29 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by xyeLz View Post
...so I won't run into many problems when I buy 3/8" - 1/2" compression fittings?
I thought you meant buying either 3/8" or 1/2" for 3/8" tubing . Fittings will simply be marked 3/8 (or G1/4 3/8) as only the ID matters. OD gives you an indication of wall thickness, hence flexibility/workability/tensile strength..
ThermoChilled
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100T ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme EVGA GTX 580 SuperClocked STT WX200UB2G7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Arch Linux x86_64 + JWM NEC MultiSync PA241W-BK 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87UKB Corsair CMPSU-850AX Lian Li Tyr PC-X500FX Logitech G9x 
Mouse Pad
ZOWIE GEAR P-TF 
  hide details  
Reply
ThermoChilled
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1100T ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme EVGA GTX 580 SuperClocked STT WX200UB2G7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Arch Linux x86_64 + JWM NEC MultiSync PA241W-BK 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Topre Realforce 87UKB Corsair CMPSU-850AX Lian Li Tyr PC-X500FX Logitech G9x 
Mouse Pad
ZOWIE GEAR P-TF 
  hide details  
Reply
post #30 of 31
Thread Starter 
Jesus man where do you guys gain this knowledge? It's like you're all engineers and I'm the noob college student.

Thanks a lot
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Water Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › Tube size?