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Hey guys.

I recently installed my Thermaltake Bigwater 760i. I didn't want to go overboard with watercooling but its done a nice job already. I'm getting a new Lian Li case on Friday and I was wondering...are the lengths on my current setup fine or should shorten the lines? I kept them like this since more liquid is usually better and a longer time for the water to recirculate.



Thanks in advance.
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It wouldn't hurt, or help for that matter. More water just means that it will take longer for the water to heat up, but it will reach equilibrium. I personally would shorten them, purely for cosmetic reasons, but only do that if the long tubes are bothering you and you don't mind draining it.
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Its pretty well personal preference as long as your pump has enough headroom. If not, the water may travel slower and would negatively affect cooling.
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They aren't really bothering me. I might chop off about 3-4 inches.
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Its pretty well personal preference as long as your pump has enough headroom. If not, the water may travel slower and would negatively affect cooling.
That was concerning me. But the amount of tubing they included in the kit was insane. So maybe the pump can hold it.
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Those would urk me to the core, I would def chop off a few inches.
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Yep. Shortening the runs will make it look much better.
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