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Old 11-08-2019, 03:46 AM
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Thanks again for the advice guys. I’m almost done with the tubing. I’ll post a pic soon.

Does anyone use a filter? I saw bits power have one. Does it help your loop in the long run?
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Thanks again for the advice guys. I’m almost done with the tubing. I’ll post a pic soon.

Does anyone use a filter? I saw bits power have one. Does it help your loop in the long run?
I have tried one but found it restricted flow to much...
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:24 PM
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Default Water cooling tubing done!

Here it is guys finally finished. My only question is how do I get rid of air bubbles? Do I just keep turning of and on?
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Here it is guys finally finished. My only question is how do I get rid of air bubbles? Do I just keep turning of and on?
Looking good! As far as the bubbles are concerned (I assume you mean the ones on the bottom of the reservoir), they should dissipate without intervention in a week or so.
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Here it is guys finally finished. My only question is how do I get rid of air bubbles? Do I just keep turning of and on?
Looking good dude...

and as said,, with time the bubbles will disappear
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Old 11-24-2019, 01:56 PM
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Here it guys the final product. Gpu idles at 28-30 and CPU AVG IS 35. I have a 2080 ti and i9 9900k. I think those are good. It’s winter here where live now so we keep the house at 68-70 F degrees. This is my first ever watercooling pc.
To those trying and wanting to do. It’s honestly not too bad. The most challenging part was getting the measurements right when you are bending the tube. I used Corsair hard tubing which is acrylic I think? I did ordered PETG tubing just cause I read negative comments about using acrylic. But I have a bandsaw and it made it easy to cut thru. Bending them was easy, it did take longer to heat the tubing enough to bend. Fittings were easy, it really comes to preference which you use for 90 degree bends. I did the like the 90 degree fittings :) I really have so much to say lol oh I test leaked with EK - AIR PRESSURE GAUGE. I pumped the loop with air and it held a stable pressure. I recommend buying one. Watercooling is a smaller version of plumbing in your house.

I will say that cable management is awful with these many fans....

I attached a picture. Still working with the coolers. Oh and it looks foggy cause I have not peeled the plastic of the glass.

Let me know what you guys think. And future advice would be great!
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looking good dude and lovin the feed back... FAR to many people make out acrylic is terrible to work with... few weeks ago i clashed with a guy here as he had just done his first and only loop.. opted for petg and then came here telling people not to use the acrylic.. its cracks and breaks and is impossible to work with and bend even though he had never had any in his hands lol, i mean, at least try a product before telling people if its any good or not lol.. glad you are happy with the results....

I also threw your picture on imgur so its easy for all to see here ;)

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Here it guys the final product. Gpu idles at 28-30 and CPU AVG IS 35. I have a 2080 ti and i9 9900k. I think those are good. It’s winter here where live now so we keep the house at 68-70 F degrees. This is my first ever watercooling pc.
To those trying and wanting to do. It’s honestly not too bad. The most challenging part was getting the measurements right when you are bending the tube. I used Corsair hard tubing which is acrylic I think? I did ordered PETG tubing just cause I read negative comments about using acrylic. But I have a bandsaw and it made it easy to cut thru. Bending them was easy, it did take longer to heat the tubing enough to bend. Fittings were easy, it really comes to preference which you use for 90 degree bends. I did the like the 90 degree fittings :) I really have so much to say lol oh I test leaked with EK - AIR PRESSURE GAUGE. I pumped the loop with air and it held a stable pressure. I recommend buying one. Watercooling is a smaller version of plumbing in your house.

I will say that cable management is awful with these many fans....

I attached a picture. Still working with the coolers. Oh and it looks foggy cause I have not peeled the plastic of the glass.

Let me know what you guys think. And future advice would be great!
Looks really good, good job on your first hardline build and thanks for sharing your impresisons on building with hardline tubing. Yes, Corsair Hardline tubing is acrylic.

Hope that your impression will help anyone who is still considering to use PETG.
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Thanks! Acrylic wasn’t bad. I would encourage someone new to try it out. Just need a nice “fine” saw to cut and wait like 30 secs to heat it up to bend.
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Here it is guys finally finished. My only question is how do I get rid of air bubbles? Do I just keep turning of and on?
Congratulations, nicely done.

Re: Bubbles - you can just keep turning it off and on, you can vary the speed up and down, you can tilt the case around to help air move, or you can just wait and let it naturally work its way out over a few days.
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Bubbles are gone! The air exhaust from bits-power helps.
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