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Old March 10, 2013, 07:35 PM
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Decided to go water for nostalgia and have vested $$ on 1/2 from previous builds. Now this Asus Max V Formula use 3/8" barbs that are not even removable - go figure. I'm not going to drill, tap a new barb since this will kill the warranty so I have only two options, use a piece of 3/8" tubing then a 1/2" over it for a fit or an adapter.

Has anyone heard of a 3/8" barb to 1/2" adapter ?
How are you going to setup your loop? For just the physical connection (not completely sure what effect restricting only a portion of the loop to 3/8 tubing will have) all you'll need is two more 3/8' barbs for whatever components are upstream/downstream from the chipset block.

Another solution would be a single pump / dual loop 5 1/4 bay res like the primochill I have on my Lvl10 GT. You'd still need a couple of 3/8" barbs for the chipset loop, but the rest of the loop could then run off of your 1/2" setup.
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