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post #11 of 16
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thats the final piece of the puzzle i was hoping for some advice on, the correct tubing and fittings, i have an idea bt would like to see what someelse suggests, i think its 3/8 tubing i get ( smaller one, 10mml inner diameter?)

fans ive got, got akasa apache pwm,

sliderulz intresting design you have there, are you not effectivly pumping warmer water to the cpu by the way you have yours set up?
post #12 of 16
Tubing size doesn't matter, so just pick the size that you'd like. I run 3/8 inner diameter 1/2 outer diameter (10mm/13mm) tubing (actually the exact same as you have picked out) with Koolance compression fittings. In my opinion compression fittings are definitely worth the extra money since they make maintenance and swapping out parts a little easier. If you're not down with paying that much for fittings I would go with bitspower 3/8od barbs since you chose 3/8 tubing and get some clamps or zipties to secure the tubing on the barb.

Those fans will work, but are not the best choice.

Loop order doesn't really matter, except for reservoir physically above the pump, because the water in the loop travels extremely quickly and will eventually reach an equilibrium temp.
 
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post #13 of 16
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any reason you say that about the fans, to be they seem quiet and provide a good airflow and are pwm, 16db max,
post #14 of 16
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everything now ordered,

one more stupid question before it gets here, 800d case,

do the fans mount under the radiator, or on top of it, and do i have them extracting air out the case or coming in,

due to hot air rising im thinking of the fans blowing out the top, or pulling out the top.
post #15 of 16
The best configuration would be to have the fans exhausting and pushing through the radiator from the bottom.
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im putting fans on both sides of the rad
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