Do you need a special case for water cooling?

Do you need a special case for water cooling?

You don’t need a specific case, just make sure that the case states that it supports water cooling and take note of the rated radiator sizes. A LOT of cases support it these days, so there should be plenty of choices. They have plenty of mid-towers and even M-ATX towers that support water cooling.

What PC cases support water cooling?

Best PC Cases for Water-Cooling 2021

  • Showcase: Thermaltake Tower 900.
  • Super Tower: Corsair Obsidian 1000D.
  • Wall Mountable: Thermaltake Core P5.
  • Easy Installation: Cougar CONQUER 2.
  • Small & Mighty: Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic.
  • Impressive Design: Phanteks Enthoo 719.

Can water cooling damage your PC?

The worst thing that can happen to any water-cooled PC is a leak. This rare emergency can occur and has the potential to cause hundreds of dollars worth of damage, depending on your response. Liquid can escape a closed loop through a loose fitting, cracked tube or block. Extract all components that were hit by liquid.

Can you custom water cool a mid tower?

Full tower cases provide the most internal space for multi-GPU builds. Mid-tower cases are most common for water-cooling builds and come in all shapes and sizes. Small form factor (or ITX) cases are usually too compact for water-cooling setups, but some do allow for a custom loop.

What cases can fit 360mm radiator?

The Lian Li PC-011 dynamic can support up to three 360mm radiators, in top, bottom or side locations, or all three. A high quality case from a well respected manufacturer. Or the Razer edition of that same case. The Phanteks Enthoo Pro is a VERY good choice too, from another well respected case manufacturer.

Can a liquid cooler leak?

There are risks and leaking is one of them but just not as likely as you might think. In the four years since I first discovered the joys of custom water cooling, I’ve had just one leak and it was entirely my own fault. Carefully plan your loop in a way that mitigates potential damage that a leak could cause.