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Ah. You could either get clear 7/16" ID tubing from dazmode or just stick with hose clamps.

If you do get hose clamps, just buy them at your local hardware store for ~$0.30 each instead of $1+ each for the koolance ones.
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Ah. You could either get clear 7/16" ID tubing from dazmode or just stick with hose clamps.

If you do get hose clamps, just buy them at your local hardware store for ~$0.30 each instead of $1+ each for the koolance ones.
I'll see what they have there, but I really like the look of the Koolance one!

Thanks again for helping!
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The 7/16" ID 5/8" OD hose works very well on the 1/2" barbs, so much so, it's very tricky to remove them, so make sure you check your hose lengths properly before pushing them fully on. I recommend installing slight over the barbs if your still test fitting the hoses for lengths. Once you fully push them on, they tend to stay put, so keep this in mind.
     
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The 7/16" ID 5/8" OD hose works very well on the 1/2" barbs, so much so, it's very tricky to remove them, so make sure you check your hose lengths properly before pushing them fully on. I recommend installing slight over the barbs if your still test fitting the hoses for lengths. Once you fully push them on, they tend to stay put, so keep this in mind.
Thanks for the tip! But I'll stay with 1/2" tubing with clamps!
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I would not use that product, it is not a good thing to add to your loop. The kill coil does not have to go through the tubing. It can simply sit in your reservoir. Just toss the length of silver wire in the reservoir in a way that prevents it from getting sucked into the pump and be done with it.
Another question... Do I have to change the kill coil? If so, how often?
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Custom WC will give you better results but has more risks.

Also drop the UV die, it will carve away your WC components.
There is a reason they have UV Tubes Instead of dye use the tubes that are UV reactive. I don't own custom but always wanted to try but too scared to lol.
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h70 will do ya just fine it is a very good cooler , if your not clocking past 4.2Ghz u wont need a custom loop thats just a waste of money imo .
    
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h70 will do ya just fine it is a very good cooler , if your not clocking past 4.2Ghz u wont need a custom loop thats just a waste of money imo .
I'd say he'd be good to 5.2 on a H70.
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I'd say he'd be good to 5.2 on a H70.
I didnt read he has sandy , yep 5Ghz should be doable on a h70 in push pull with decent fans ... My 870 is at 4.32 with my h50 and i never see over 75c and sandy chips runs heaps cooler so 5ghz wont be hard to keep cool on these new cpu's ... Custom loop only if u want to w/c ur gfx cards etc but if only the cpu a h70 will do the job and do it well .

Custom loops u need to maintan , they can leak ( unlike a h70 ) and to be honest they perform rather similar .. I threw a few good fans and some shrouds on my h50 and my temps are awsome , just as good as anyone with a custom kit .
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I didnt read he has sandy , yep 5Ghz should be doable on a h70 in push pull with decent fans ... My 870 is at 4.32 with my h50 and i never see over 75c and sandy chips runs heaps cooler so 5ghz wont be hard to keep cool on these new cpu's ... Custom loop only if u want to w/c ur gfx cards etc but if only the cpu a h70 will do the job and do it well .

Custom loops u need to maintan , they can leak ( unlike a h70 ) and to be honest they perform rather similar .. I threw a few good fans and some shrouds on my h50 and my temps are awsome , just as good as anyone with a custom kit .
H50/70 fan boy... if you really think that a H50/70 holds up to a custom loop.

I have a H50 and I know for a fact that it isn't going to be as good as the block I will be adding to my current loop.
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