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Old 12-12-2012, 02:51 AM   #1
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Default Liquid Cooling (About Water Blocks)

I've been looking at liquid cooling. Mainly, I wanted to know about necessary case space and generally how it works. I have a good idea about it now, but still have a question: where exactly is the water block to go? It sounds like it goes under the motherboard where the solder bulbs are. There doesnt seem like much room between the case and the board for anything to fit under there. In pictures of these units for sale, they usually only show a fan/radiator unit, some tubes and what looks like a unit that would replace the fan/heatsink over the CPU. Maybe there isnt anything that goes under the board. I'm confused.

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The water block goes on top of the CPU, replacing the existing CPU cooler.

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Have there any reports of fluid leakage with these closed-loop water cooling systems? I wanted to install one but in the end, decided against it as I don't want to spend time checking for water leakages.
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