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Delrin is a great plastic; strong, handles temps well, easy to thread without having any thread damage, holds liquids well and comes in various colors.

I would prefer the Nano RES. The size is great and the fittings face the same way the cracking acyrlic RES faces. The price looks good too.
Alright thanks for info, it looks like I will go with the Tecnofront nano unless anyone can find me a better reservoir. I've been looking on most major watercooling providers and most don't have anything close to the size of a Swiftech MicroRes. Haven't ordered anything yet but I'll keep looking around for a bit longer just to see if I didn't overlook anything.
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I'm just curious, what are you running for coolant?
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I'm just curious, what are you running for coolant?
Distilled water and PT nuke only, though in the future I might decide to get a few killcoils and maybe something like IandH Pure-Sil, I considered anti-freeze coolant at one point but I don't like a lot of weird stuff in my loop. But eh, them pre-mix and custom fluids are just way to expensive for my tastes. 1 Gallon distilled water is 99 cents or less for me. The custom mixes are $20-$50 which is a bit too expensive for what you get.
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Yeah, I paid for an expensive additive once and was sorely disappointed in it, won't do that again. The reason I asked is that alcohol (or chemicals with alcohol? I'm no chemist) will attack and crack acrylic.
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post #15 of 15
some people add a little antifreeze to their loop and some plastics dont like it
replace anything that shows cracking or stress at once.
you could get a single 5.25 drive bay res or get another swiftech micro res
they are nice I keep one on hand just in case I need one

there again if you have room the xspc dual 5.25 bay 750 pump/res combo is nice for about 50-60.00 you get a 750lph pump a res and it neatens up your system alot also
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