PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Stage 2 | Part 2

It has been a while since I added to my 2015 PC water cooling beginner’s guide but this post should wrap up stage 2. To review The Plan, the goal of this stage of my water cooling guide is to have a functional PC running Windows 8.1 utilizing an all-in-one PC water cooling system. This will allow me to benchmark the base components and Continue reading PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Stage 2 | Part 2

PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Stage 2 | Part 1

My 2015 PC water cooling beginner’s guide continues as I move from the test bench of stage one to a Phanteks Enthoo Luxe case. As I detailed in The Plan, this stage of my guide has the end goal of a usable PC with Windows 8.1 installed featuring an all-in-one PC water cooling system. The purpose of this stage is to benchmark the PC Continue reading PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Stage 2 | Part 1

PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Stage 1 | Part 2

This portion of my beginner’s guide to PC water cooling wraps up Stage 1 of the guide. The plan for Stage 1 was to end up with a test bench setup that was able to boot to make sure all components were working properly. In my last post I mounted the PSU, motherboard, CPU, CPU cooling, and RAM on the test bench. This post covers Continue reading PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Stage 1 | Part 2

PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Stage 1 | Part 1

Building a custom water cooled PC in your spare time can take a considerable amount of time.

As I mentioned in the plan for my PC water cooling beginner’s guide, stage 1 of my guide would involve testing out the components on a test bench to ensure everything is working. Continue reading PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Stage 1 | Part 1

PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Prep Work Part 3

The prep work portion of my PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide draws to a conclusion in this post with my outline of specific custom water cooling components selected.  I have already discussed the major PC components (mobo, processor, etc.) as well as the Cases/Enclosures I selected for each stage of my build guide. The components outlined in this post will be used in phase 3 of my water cooling guide. Continue reading PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Prep Work Part 3

PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Prep Work Part 2

In PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Prep Work I outlined the main components of the custom water cooled PC build. In this part of the guide I continue on the prep work portion of the build, outlining the cases/enclosures I chose for each phase of the project. Continue reading PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Prep Work Part 2

PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Prep Work

In order to begin working on my water cooled PC I needed to identify what components I would be using as well as where to purchase them. This took a fair amount of time. I wanted to use some of the new PC components available on the market, have a powerful system, and gain some knowledge in the process. Continue reading PC Water Cooling Beginner’s Guide – Prep Work