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Is a water block worth it?

A water block is a simple device that cools your components (typically the processor and the GPU) using water, as compared to the traditional way of heatsink-based air cooling. It can be quite expensive if you go for an easy-to-install water cooling kit. Is it worth it?

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What does a CPU water block do?

CPU water blocks are a more efficient way of cooling your processor. Especially good for gamers, they are a superior alternative to air cooling based on a heatsink. They’re also somewhat riskier. Let’s see what does a CPU water block do.

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Is liquid cooling worth it?

If your temperatures are unbearably high while you play games, then yes, liquid cooling is going to be worth it. It does come with certain risks and a high price tag if you go with branded all-in-one kits.

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Are water coolers better than fans?

Liquid cooling or water cooling is the alternative to fan cooling with heatsinks. Mostly, it’s better, and also a little riskier. Sometimes, water cooling can get pretty expensive.

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Water block price for PC cooling

The price of a water block can be anywhere in the range of $10 to $250, depending on what you want. A DIY water block can cost as little as $10 (or even less) whereas a full system including a water block that’s easy to install and has RGB lighting can cost $250.

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What is a water block – Gamer’s guide to water blocks, water cooling, and liquid cooling

The water block is the step up from heatsinks and air coolers. As water is more thermally conductive than air, it can be more efficient in cooling a CPU or GPU. A water block is what makes this possible.

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Best brands for PC gaming parts (and buying guide)

Directory of most reliable PC gaming parts manufacturers and buying guidance for those parts.

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How to manage GPU temperature in a gaming PC?

Heat is the arch-nemesis of PC gamers. If you can tame the heat, you can not only improve the gameplay but increase the lifespan of your GPU (and other hardware). Let’s see how to better manage and control the GPU temperature in a gaming PC.