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post #11 of 25
I would switch both the block and the radiator. The XSPC Rasa outperforms the XT in both thermal and restrictive aspects, and costs $10 less. Link

A better radiator can also be had for less with the XSPC RX360. Link

If you got all of this on Jab-Tech it would be significantly cheaper.
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post #12 of 25
Not trying to nock the 1st guy but i picked up an XSPC 750 Res/pump combo its working great so far and if you read the reviews its keeping pace with some good company and price at performance-pcs.com for me was 59.99 not bad for pump/res combo
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Not trying to nock the 1st guy but i picked up an XSPC 750 Res/pump combo its working great so far and if you read the reviews its keeping pace with some good company and price at performance-pcs.com for me was 59.99 not bad for pump/res combo
Can that pump handle 2 gpu blocks and a cpu block?
    
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Can that pump handle 2 gpu blocks and a cpu block?
Yes.

GPU blocks aren't that restrictive and if you run them in parallel it will reduce even more.
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post #15 of 25
I am planning to put a CPU block and a mosfit block in my loop, I run that XSPC res/pump, I am not just guessing, but I have been told and from everything I have read it will do more than the job I am putting up in front of it.
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post #17 of 25
Ok your bards to hoses are wrong. You have 2 different dimensions. these thing cant be close they need to be exact (I am an engineer on medical equipment). 1st my opinion is don't go with barbs spend the extra and get compression fittings, this also cuts out the need for tube clamps and looks really nice to. Do the math add barbs to tube clamps and see what difference is between those and compression fittings(usually like $4-$5 in difference) know take that and ask is your computer worth $5 more dollars? . A fitting with an inside diameter of 1/2'' & outside diameter of 3/4". Then go to Lowes or Home-depot (don't buy it online hose is about $1.60per ft) and get the house that meats those exact dimensions (like 33-cents per ft @ lowes or homedepot)). Those dimensions let you put a house on with a nice thick wall (more durable).
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post #18 of 25
The tubing and barbs you had picked out look good, however since you don't have a pump top for the 355 you'd be stuck with the 3/8" Barbs it has. If you got this reservoir, it would increase pump performance, allow you to use those 1/2" Barbs and save you some money. http://www.jab-tech.com/XSPC-Acrylic...C-pr-4123.html

Also, if you got a silver kill coil from Jab-Tech.com as well you would save on shipping: http://www.jab-tech.com/Antimicrobia...p-pr-4530.html

Finally, now that you have the entire order on Jab-Tech.com use the coupon code "Facebook" for 5% off your entire order.
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post #19 of 25
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Ok your bards to hoses are wrong. You have 2 different dimensions. these thing cant be close they need to be exact (I am an engineer on medical equipment). 1st my opinion is don't go with barbs spend the extra and get compression fittings, this also cuts out the need for tube clamps and looks really nice to. Do the math add barbs to tube clamps and see what difference is between those and compression fittings(usually like $4-$5 in difference) know take that and ask is your computer worth $5 more dollars? . A fitting with an inside diameter of 1/2'' & outside diameter of 3/4". Then go to Lowes or Home-depot (don't buy it online hose is about $1.60per ft) and get the house that meats those exact dimensions (like 33-cents per ft @ lowes or homedepot)). Those dimensions let you put a house on with a nice thick wall (more durable).
No, that's wrong. Maybe in your profession, but in the world of watercooling if you get slightly smaller tubing it will go over larger barbs and create a very tight seal. I wouldn't spend the extra money on compression fittings as they are more difficult to install correctly and they cost a lot more.

If he wanted to save some money he could either buy the clamps at the hardware store for $0.25 each or simply not use them at all. Since the tubing is slightly smaller than the size of the barb it creates a very tight seal that doesn't even need hose clamps.

Finally, hardware store hose is often very un-flexible as it's deigned for household water pressure at 50+ PSI.
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I'm gonna wait till after I get back from doing some work in PA then build this. I didn't see PT nuke on jab-tech so I saw it on another website and I'm gonna get it from there. It comes out to $306.21 then take off 5% then add $3.25 for the PT nuke so its right about what I wanted to spend.

Thanks so much for your help I'd be so lost if I never found this website.
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