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post #11 of 17
lil hint..

when you use this..

try to get some with a lil room and metal visible going in the tube to use this:


with this you will reduce the leaking risk by a bit, giving it some more stability and preassure..
post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by smex View Post
lil hint..

when you use this..

try to get some with a lil room and metal visible going in the tube to use this:


with this you will reduce the leaking risk by a bit, giving it some more stability and preassure..
Why would you want to use zip-ties with compression fittings?
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post #13 of 17
because the material of the tube is getting (sry for my english..) "stagnant/crispy" and begins to leak in long time. zip ties (almost not visible) are giving more stability, especiallly when he gotta move parts when the tubes are alrdy mounted.
post #14 of 17
If you got ~$100 or less I'd say use air cooling, if you have ~$150 or more I'd say go water cooling. Generally speaking, high end air cooling>low end water cooling and usually that's how price to performance goes.
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I have some tax return money left, i could use atleast 600-800 dollars for watercooling.
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I have some tax return money left, i could use atleast 600-800 dollars for watercooling.
That's more than enough to build an excellent performance loop.
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post #17 of 17
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Cool.. I will keep all these tips in mind. Any other do's and dont's, would appreciate more tips from the guru's who can held knowledge for a well built WC'ing rig.
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