In Pictures: 20 Clever Liquid-Cooled PC Setups

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  • ragingmercenary
    is it just me, or do some of these builds just look like a mess of tubing?
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  • sprunth
    Last picture = Awesome.
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  • NoseNuthin
    These "articles" in which the only page navigation is 'next' and 'previous' for 20 pages really annoy me !!!
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  • phoenix777
    lol @ the background on #13
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  • sprunth
    Last picture = Awesome.
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  • anacandor
    ^ Agreed.
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  • Snipergod87
    so for number 6 where he sais everything that makes heat is water cooled. What about the radiator? Woudlnt he need a seperate water cooling system to cool that.
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  • dEAne
    Their should be a poll for these so we know who's picture makes lots of attention.
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  • ragingmercenary
    is it just me, or do some of these builds just look like a mess of tubing?
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  • GeoMan
    Snipergod87so for number 6 where he sais everything that makes heat is water cooled. What about the radiator? Woudlnt he need a seperate water cooling system to cool that.


    Because as everybody knows radiators CREATE heat and defiantly don’t DISSIPATE it. /Sarcasm
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  • SirGCal
    ragingmercenaryis it just me, or do some of these builds just look like a mess of tubing?


    No, it's not just you. Most of them look horrible to me. Like a jumbled mess. I like the desktop one though.
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  • karma831
    The ones built into the desks are cool. The foam one was pretty awesome too.
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  • gti88
    The System-in-Table (by Popular Mechanics) and the Foam Thing are cool.
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  • NoseNuthin
    These "articles" in which the only page navigation is 'next' and 'previous' for 20 pages really annoy me !!!
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  • kriminal
    meh the first pc is logysis acrylic... weak
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  • nevertell
    What I found most amusing is that most of them used nvidia's cards.

    But no fermis :(
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  • MonsterCookie
    One thing which I will never understand at TH:
    why on earth are you putting a zoom button under the pictures,
    if all we get is the same tiny figure with 140x100 pixels?

    I understand that for some of the mods presented here there is no high resolution picture available, or you were too lazy to look for them, but this is true for your articles as well.
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  • rubix_1011
    Not impressed with most of these...the 2 table/desk PC's were pretty good plus a couple others were decent. As for the rest, it looks like they just Googled PC watercooling and grabbed the first 15 pictures; most looking like they were from 3-5 years ago.

    Watercooling has come a lot further than these pictures portray...why the nostalgic look and feel with this 'article'? There are PLENTY of amazing watercooling builds out there...and you showcase THIS?
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  • scoopster
    If you think these are crazy, you should see the epic modding competition that two of my gaming buddies have been waging for a while now. You can read up on it and see pics of the action here: http://theafterlifels.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3756
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  • ram1009
    These people have too much time on their hands and money in their pockets. It's a computer for christ's sake.
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  • Anonymous
    For all the work that goes into cooling these systems you would think the designer knows that an acrylic case is an insulator and serves to trap heat inside the case. A metal case is always best due to its ability to pull heat away from the inside.
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  • kingnoobe
    Well lets see jbaron.. You're right metal is a better conductor. But I'm sure these guys also know enough about air flow for the difference to be negligible. Not to mention it's water cooled!
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  • t0r012
    I like the desk. Still a little heavy on the lighting for my taste.
    Everything else pictured , not so nice.
    Taste being subjective , clear cases and bright lights just don't do it for me.
    Never cared for steampunk either.

    I like my PC like I like my cars, as much go as I can get with as little show as possible. Anything that does get changed makes it faster if it happens to be visible part then as understated as I can get it.

    watercooling for PC or a sneaky turbo in a car nice upgrade.
    bright neon lighting for either not digging it.
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