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Originally Posted by Sazexa View Post

So I'm getting ready to finish my new build, and was wondering if I can get a couple of opinions from people.

I'll be running two GPU's, and, can't decide between running a triple-parallel (with the middle slot blanked off) bridge, or just using compression fittings and tubing between the two GPU's. What do you guys think I should do?

Bridge/terminal always looks better imo.
 
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post #16802 of 20963
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Originally Posted by nzphil View Post

This is mostly up to personal preference. Photos would help to see what the rest of your build looks like.
I posted before, but, it's a mostly black/grayscale build. Here's a a photo of it unfinished.
Here's a sample picture I snapped quickly.



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Originally Posted by TheCautiousOne View Post

You are talking about soft tubing?

TCO
Soft tubing, ZMT 10/16mm.
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post #16803 of 20963



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EK-AF Pass-Through G1/4 - Black (2 pcs)
EK-ACF Fitting 10/16mm - White (2 pcs)
EK-Tube ZMT Matte Black
(Route around back of case)

question
Without adding a another reservoir is this ok to have. I'm planning on adding acrylic tubing for just the way cpu for now as the 1080is just OP IMO. Also is it OK to mix the acrylic hard tubing with the ZMT black tubing...

I have 2 gallons of distilled, 1 to flush 1 to mix. I have a ball check valve, I am gong to install in the bottom of the rad to drain.[/quote]
post #16804 of 20963
Acrylic and ZMT are fine together. Not 100% what your first question is? Are asking if you need a res because your using a Predator?
post #16805 of 20963
Also that
post #16806 of 20963
Interesting combination. I don't have any personal experience with the Predator but I'm pretty sure you will be fine without a res.
post #16807 of 20963
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sazexa View Post

I posted before, but, it's a mostly black/grayscale build. Here's a a photo of it unfinished.
Here's a sample picture I snapped quickly.



I think a bridge that matches your cpu block will look best. Again this is my personal opinion.
post #16808 of 20963
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by greytoad View Post

I received my ekwb fittings in the post today. The g1/4 trheads do seem shorter than my alphacool threads by maybe 1 to 1 and a 1/2 mm. Maybe I'm restricting my flow. They're really nice feeling too compared to my other fittings. My xspc fittings leave little micro cuts all over my hands. These seem a little better than my alphacool fittings.


I believe a cork with a soda straw thru it would be better than alphacool fittings . . . . biggrin.gif

D.
This. ^

Only brand of fittings I've had that failed (leaked) were four new Alphacool 90-degree fittings.

Never again, lol.
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post #16809 of 20963
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Originally Posted by DerComissar View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by greytoad View Post

I received my ekwb fittings in the post today. The g1/4 trheads do seem shorter than my alphacool threads by maybe 1 to 1 and a 1/2 mm. Maybe I'm restricting my flow. They're really nice feeling too compared to my other fittings. My xspc fittings leave little micro cuts all over my hands. These seem a little better than my alphacool fittings.


I believe a cork with a soda straw thru it would be better than alphacool fittings . . . . biggrin.gif

D.
This. ^

Only brand of fittings I've had that failed (leaked) were four new Alphacool 90-degree fittings.

Never again, lol.

Is that the new version of alphacool fittings or the old versions? The new versions are much better quality.
 
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Originally Posted by DerComissar View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by greytoad View Post

I received my ekwb fittings in the post today. The g1/4 trheads do seem shorter than my alphacool threads by maybe 1 to 1 and a 1/2 mm. Maybe I'm restricting my flow. They're really nice feeling too compared to my other fittings. My xspc fittings leave little micro cuts all over my hands. These seem a little better than my alphacool fittings.


I believe a cork with a soda straw thru it would be better than alphacool fittings . . . . biggrin.gif

D.
This. ^

Only brand of fittings I've had that failed (leaked) were four new Alphacool 90-degree fittings.

Never again, lol.

Is that the new version of alphacool fittings or the old versions? The new versions are much better quality.

Probably an older version, I bought them a couple years ago when I did my TJ07.
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