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I read that I shouldn't mix metals so which EK GTX 470 water block should I get with the Rasa kit? Also would these compression fittings work on the water block or are they to big? http://www.frozencpu.com/products/80...409s1033#blank


Edit: I think I may get these 2 instead, I noticed a lot of people put 7/16 tubing on 1/2 barbs for a tighter fit.

Tubing: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/82...?tl=g30c99s809

Compression fittings: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10...l=g30c409s1033
Edited by WannaBeOCer - 1/27/11 at 8:51pm
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you will be prefectly fine your metals are fine, i forget what u cant mix but these work perfect been runing the setup similira to your for 1 year and no problems, its aluminum i belive that u cant mic into the action, as long as coper and nicke and silver are all good
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Rush is correct, you don't need to worry about metal corrosion- mainly happens with aluminum.

For compression fittings you need to get the exact same ID and OD tube/fittings. People put the smaller hosing over barbs, not compression fittings.
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For compression fittings you need to get the exact same ID and OD tube/fittings. People put the smaller hosing over barbs, not compression fittings.
That makes a lot of sense thank you very much.
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That makes a lot of sense thank you very much.
Np, tubing/fittings was the most confusing part to me when I first started to get into water cooling.
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are you using the Rasa RX240 kit and adding a GPU into the loop? im interested in this kit and adding a GPU into it.

if i am mistaken, ignore my post
    
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are you using the Rasa RX240 kit and adding a GPU into the loop? im interested in this kit and adding a GPU into it.

if i am mistaken, ignore my post
That's what I'm planning to do

Edit: I'm going to be buying the kit and adding a GPU to it. I currently don't own any water cooling supplies.
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nice... i'll be doing 2 x GTX 470's on a single RX360... our rads should be able to handle it
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That's what I'm planning to do

Edit: I'm going to be buying the kit and adding a GPU to it. I currently don't own any water cooling supplies.
Just make sure to order some sort of biocide like Killcoil or PT-Nuke, the kit doesn't come with any and a lot of people overlook this.
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Just make sure to order some sort of biocide like Killcoil or PT-Nuke, the kit doesn't come with any and a lot of people overlook this.
I think I'll use distilled water and PT-Nuke, what's the easiest way to flush a new radiator? I looked it up but all the threads I read end in arguing of which is a better method.
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