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Old August 9, 2008, 02:15 PM
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I grabbed 30' of Primochill Black and am pretty impressed with it so far. Will be finalizing the rig next week so that is when I know for sure if I like it or not. I have seen the black with green colis and it looked pretty sick.

I might look for another color to see if anything else looks as good.
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Old August 9, 2008, 02:31 PM
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I knew it! If Linus, Apollo4g, and this "Navanod" dude confirmed it, so it's got to be real. At first I didn't believe in the hype either, I remember Linus spamming the word awesome. But then I say the price and that's when I knew it was worth it, and the story goes on...
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i just finish to watercool my computer and i used 7/16 masterkleer tubing and it did a great job on the bards....

gonna use it fo rmy next build too
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I bought 3/8" ID 5/8" OD Primoflex ProLRT clear tubing and it is nice and clear (no ugly writing either) and bends very well. Better than I was expecting since I bought tube coils and ending up not needing them at all. However my tubing is a bit sticky like some people have mentioned. Sure it attracts dust a bit more but that just forces you to keep your PC clean
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Old August 9, 2008, 10:26 PM
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What's the difference between 1/2 and 5/8"? Would 5/8" give a tighter seal?:help:

EDIT: I was looking at Primochill Black Tubing and was wondering which was better. 1/2" and 3/4"OD or 3/8" and 5/8"?

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Old August 10, 2008, 01:16 AM
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1/2ID and 3/8ID are completely different. If you go with 3/8 you need to use 3/8 barbs. I myself use 3/8ID 1/2OD because I hate big and bulky tubing.
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Old August 10, 2008, 11:16 AM
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Uhh lowfat? I was talking about 1/2" and 5/8" tubing, what's the difference?
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I think you're pretty confused, lowfat was right. Here is the thing.
1/2" tubing has an outer diameter of 3/4" (OD)
3/8" tubing has an outer diameter of 1/2" (OD)
7/16" tubing has an outer diameter of 5/8" (OD).

I believe I remember seeing Clearflex 3/8" tubing having an outer diameter (OD) of 5/8" also.
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Old August 10, 2008, 04:19 PM
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Oh thank god for Miggs! That chart is sooo clean!!!I understand!!!

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Old August 10, 2008, 04:39 PM
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He is right for most parts however they do make a whole bunch of different sized tubing.

You can get:
3/8ID 1/2OD
3/8ID 5/8OD
1/2ID 5/8OD
1/2ID 3/4OD
and so on.

The thicker the wall the less likely it is to kink, however it is stiffer and obviously thicker. You really do not need coils on 3/8ID 5/8OD or 1/2ID 3/4OD as the walls are thick enough.
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