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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

The black rubbery looking tubing like ZMT or norprene supposedly have no plasticizer, but the flat black aesthetic only works well with some builds.

Hard tubing has no plasticizer and comes in clear and all the colors you might need to accent your build.
I can agree that flat black dont work with all builds, but soft tubing like ZMT seems to be the best choice atm. When we talk about the long term safety and maintenance needs of the build.

As for hard tubing, so is it true that it dont have plasticizer, in most cases. I mean, the softness of PETG must come from somewhere.

Another aspect of soft vs hard, is how safe it is for transport. Soft tubing with compression is, I believe, the safest choice.
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Wow, CL is really the only one that has these:

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You are putting a lot of air in the chamber. That air will go out using all the holes and spaces in the case. Honestly you don't need any exhaust fan down there. All my fans are oriented as intake in the bottom chamber and there is no hot air pocket there, on the contrary. Air in the bottom chamber is just barely above the ambient if anything (This is a fact, I measure with several sensors spread around the chamber). PSU fan will be already exhausting the air. The only thing you will accomplish with 2x 80 mm fans there is to increase the overall noise. Just mine 2cents.gif
Hey Gabe. Quick question. So I added the other pump to my loop, so there's a total of 3 pumps. I'm doing one loop so I can utilize the 480 rad for my titans as well. Anyways, people are now saying it's possible that my high delta temps are due to the hot air in the bottom compartment.

In this quoted post of yours, you say "the PSU fan is exhausting." Would you advise to put the PSU on exhaust, rather than intake?



So I should put it in the other direction? Would that help moving the hot air out? Or would that heat up my PSU too much? Thank you smile.gif
    
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Hard to see but that picture shows that there our all intake and basically non or little to no hot air is escaping. To me it's worth a shot. If t will require you to drain the loop to change the fans I would change the one side to exhaust )opposite the 560). I personally think both pump and getting that hot air out will help at least a few degrees. Good luck with it
    
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Hey Gabe. Quick question. So I added the other pump to my loop, so there's a total of 3 pumps. I'm doing one loop so I can utilize the 480 rad for my titans as well. Anyways, people are now saying it's possible that my high delta temps are due to the hot air in the bottom compartment.

In this quoted post of yours, you say "the PSU fan is exhausting." Would you advise to put the PSU on exhaust, rather than intake?


So I should put it in the other direction? Would that help moving the hot air out? Or would that heat up my PSU too much? Thank you smile.gif

I'd leave the PSU the way it is. If heats trapped in the bottom compartment then remove the floor panel, I'd think that would help.

This panel:


I'd think with your current fans the heat would escape pretty good. Just my opinion though.
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I'd leave the PSU the way it is. If heats trapped in the bottom compartment then remove the floor panel, I'd think that would help.

This panel:


I'd think with your current fans the heat would escape pretty good. Just my opinion though.
So I actually swapped the fans on my 360 to do exhaust. It seriously dropped me temps. I though that by switching them to exhaust, it would take all the heat from my 560, and suck it in the 360. Apparently not. By doing that, it dropped my temps down to 28.5-30c. I'm finally within a 10c delta smile.gif.
    
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TT just released some new stuff, was this the stuff they copied from CL that they showcased at (CES?)?
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nah they made these 100% in house,

http://ttpremium.com/product-category/chassis/w-series/

where is all the x9 advocates that said they would never buy a s8 cause of price... what now ? new excuses coming in .......
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nah they made these 100% in house,

http://ttpremium.com/product-category/chassis/w-series/

where is all the x9 advocates that said they would never buy a s8 cause of price... what now ? new excuses coming in .......

Don't forget the shipping charges biggrin.gif
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