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The main reason why custom loops perform higher, is because they have better blocks, better radiators, and usually a better pump. Not all use a glycol based as far as I am aware, but some do tongue.gif

And you can reuse rads and pumps usualy even the blocks cause most of them can have the mounts changed to fix many differt sockets those things can last you many years rads will last forever aslong as you treat them good.
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I don't think anyone here has mentioned it but one of the chief advantages of water cooling is that it looks freaking awesome.
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I don't think anyone here has mentioned it but one of the chief advantages of water cooling is that it looks freaking awesome.

I agree, but there also has to be limits on how sensible it is or isn't for the person who is interested in doing such. Water cooling isn't necessary at all and AIOs are a fantastic solution for those who don't want to hassle themselves.

With that said, water cooling makes a rig look 20x better, even if it's just a CPU loop. Getting rid of the clunk from a CPU HSF is a huge plus.. those AIOs are all ugly IMO. Some real weak looking pumps/radiators as well as really crappy looking tubing. One of the best parts of water cooling is being able to customize the tubes and fittings to your liking. I wouldn't be surprised if Corsair or some other company started to offer those AIOs in different colors.
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