Hey guys, have some questions about water cooling. First of all while im doing research for my next build, i want to make sure i get the rig set up the way i will like it the first time and ive been debateing on the idea of water cooling as compared to air cooling. I understand some of the pros and cons of water cooling vs air cooling like noise, maintinence. Air being cleaning fans and dust n such with water, its refilling the tanks and water tube maintinence. However ive never so much as seen a true water cooled system in person, just pictures. So my question is, what would be a good set up to go with? Is there any guides like my thread title implies "water cooling for dummies" also what would be the difference in cost from like after market coolers for components with water vs air? Is it worth investing in a custom watercooling rig or could i get by with a good "kit" set up?
I would also like to say, overclocking isnt something im to worried about, ive been interested in the idea but im more thinking about having a rig that can handle long hours of MMO stress. Most computers start to sweat at 8 hours straight of raids ive found. If i can get a set up that would handle this kind of stress that would keep me very happy. However regardless for the sake of furthering my understanding of all things geek i would still like to know more about water cooling even if a set up of air cooling would be adiquate.
Thanks again you gurus of the geeky world!
ps I did do a little searching around on your forum but didnt find any guides that werent dead links so if i just happened to miss them i do apologize. Again THANKS!!