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1/2" ID x 3/4" OD 2 28.57%
3/8" ID x 1/2" OD 5 71.43%
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Old March 22, 2013, 11:27 AM
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Default Starting a new build soon. It'll be centered around an H220 in a Silverstone FT03.

I'll basically have everything delivered today to start the loop in an FT03. The H220's Block/Pump will be the driving force of the build.

Question: I'll have two sets of compression fittings available to me for use.

1/2" x 3/4"
3/8" x 1/2"

What tube size do you think would look better in such a small case? Either way there'll have to be two runs with the 3/8" ID tube since the H220 only uses 3/8" ID.
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Old March 22, 2013, 11:40 AM
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3/8 will be better to work with in such a tiny space, but the question I have to you is: Where are you mounting the radiator?
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Old March 22, 2013, 12:45 PM
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- 160mm at the bottom
- 120mm at the top

In the future, maybe another 120mm with the middle angled bracket. I won't be using the H220 240mm.
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Old March 22, 2013, 12:48 PM
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I'd stick with 3/8" in that small case. Unless you have very small hands.
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Old March 22, 2013, 12:58 PM
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Ok good, because I didn't order any 1/2 x 3/4 tubing =).
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Old March 22, 2013, 01:51 PM
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- 160mm at the bottom
- 120mm at the top

In the future, maybe another 120mm with the middle angled bracket. I won't be using the H220 240mm.
Ok then, I see what you're doing.

I was getting worried that someone here was gonna have to break some heart-dropping news
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Old March 22, 2013, 02:26 PM
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Hah. It breaks my heart knowing that I'll have a perfectly good 240mm radiator sitting around that I can't use. I would've prefered something like an Apogee Drive II, but they don't sell it in Canada.
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Old March 22, 2013, 05:24 PM
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Hah. It breaks my heart knowing that I'll have a perfectly good 240mm radiator sitting around that I can't use. I would've prefered something like an Apogee Drive II, but they don't sell it in Canada.
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Old March 22, 2013, 05:35 PM
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Yea, but ... but then I may not be able to sell it in the future =)
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Old March 22, 2013, 05:50 PM
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Starting my build log if anyone is interested

Watercooling an FT03 using the H220 pump.
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