SOME COMMON QUESTIONS

WHY?

Water cooling is effective, because of its density, it’s a better heat carrier than air. Water cooling (or liquid cooling) is the only cooling solution that allows successful heat removal from critical spots in the PC with minimal noise!

WORTH IT?

It’s a good question to ask, after all – you love your system and water cooling would can be a big investment. It comes down to how much value you want to get out of your hardware in your PC overall, water cooling is the optimal way to cool your system.

 

HOW ABOUT SAFETY?

We sometimes hear beginners’ concerns about the safety of using a liquid cooler in a computer. Water spills and leaks can occur, but components today are much more reliable than they were 15 years ago when everything was more or less DIY. Using high-quality cooling components and following the instructions and good practices prevents these issues during setup and use. Once liquid cooling is installed and tested, you can run your computer as you typically would. Routine maintenance of the loop is recommended

 

WARRANTY?

Most of the water cooling manufacturers either provide a 1 year warranty or less, BYKSKI offers a market-leading 2 year warranty unless specified otherwise, to show how confident we are in the quality of our products.

BENCHMARKS?

In the video below, we’ve built a full Bykski hard line water cooled system here in South Africa, and run our own benchmarks with the system compared to the original air cooling configuration. In our benchmark we break down some of these results.

WHY?

Water cooling is effective, because of its density, it’s a better heat carrier than air. Water cooling (or liquid cooling) is the only cooling solution that allows successful heat removal from critical spots in the PC with minimal noise!

WORTH IT?

It’s a good question to ask, after all – you love your system and water cooling would can be a big investment. It comes down to how much value you want to get out of your hardware in your PC overall, water cooling is the optimal way to cool your system.

 

HOW ABOUT SAFETY?

We sometimes hear beginners’ concerns about the safety of using a liquid cooler in a computer. Water spills and leaks can occur, but components today are much more reliable than they were 15 years ago when everything was more or less DIY. Using high-quality cooling components and following the instructions and good practices prevents these issues during setup and use. Once liquid cooling is installed and tested, you can run your computer as you typically would. Routine maintenance of the loop is recommended

 

WARRANTY?

Most of the water cooling manufacturers either provide a 1 year warranty or less, BYKSKI offers a market-leading 2 year warranty unless specified otherwise, to show how confident we are in the quality of our products.

BENCHMARKS?

In the video below, we’ve built a full Bykski hard line water cooled system here in South Africa, and run our own benchmarks with the system compared to the original air cooling configuration. In our benchmark we break down some of these results.

BENCHMARK INSIGHTS

FPS IMPROVEMENTS

The title we want to highlight is Apex Legends. At a glance one can see an average increase in 9 FPS versus air cooled.

Additionally, the 1% low frame drops (which users experience) has a whopping 27 FPS difference!

TEMP IMPROVEMENTS

Both idle temps are very similar, but when we look at the GPU under load, we see a massive 19° difference.

Please ensure proper contact with the GPU components when installing to ensure best temperatures possible.

FPS IMPROVEMENTS

The title we want to highlight is Apex Legends. At a glance one can see an average increase in 9 FPS versus air cooled.

Additionally, the 1% low frame drops (which users experience) has a whopping 27 FPS difference!

TEMP IMPROVEMENTS

Both idle temps are very similar, but when we look at the GPU under load, we see a massive 19° difference.

Please ensure proper contact with the GPU components when installing to ensure best temperatures possible.

FURTHER BENEFITS

FURTHER BENEFITS

Overclocking using watercooling

overclocking

By utilizing water cooling, you can be rest assured that the increased heat output is constantly and efficiently removed by the CPU water block and liquid flowing through it.

ART OF COOLING

There are almost unlimited options available to you to create a unique looking water cooled build. 
There are almost unlimited options available more now than ever before.

ART 

There are almost unlimited options available to you to create a unique looking water cooled build. 
There are almost unlimited options available more now than ever before.

Silent operation of watercooling PC

Silent OPERATION

Water cooling provides a larger surface area, thus allowing you to set  fan speeds to run lower so that they are practically inaudible.
Perfect for work and play.

Improved lifespan of components that are watercooled

GREATER LIFESPAN

Components can die from being constantly run at excessively high temperatures.
Water cooling enables components to operate cooler and last longer.

 

overclocking

By utilizing water cooling, you can be rest assured that the increased heat output is constantly and efficiently removed by the CPU water block and liquid flowing through it.

ART 

There are almost unlimited options available to you to create a unique looking water cooled build. 
There are almost unlimited options available more now than ever before.

ART OF COOLING

There are almost unlimited options available to you to create a unique looking water cooled build. 
There are almost unlimited options available more now than ever before.

Silent

Water cooling provides a larger surface area, thus allowing you to set  fan speeds to run lower so that they are practically inaudible.
Perfect for work and play.

LIFESPAN

Components can die from being constantly run at excessively high temperatures.
Water cooling enables components to operate cooler and last longer.

 

COMPONENTS REQUIRED FOR YOUR OWN LOOP

Water blocks

Water blocks are used to transfer heat from the source, either from CPU or GPU, into the liquid that flows through the loop.

SHOP WATERBLOCKS

Radiators

The main function of the radiator is to cool the liquid in the loop. The fins in the radiator absorb heat cool the liquid down.

SHOP RADIATORS

Fittings

Fittings are used for connecting the tubes with various components in the liquid cooling loop.

SHOP FITTINGS

Water blocks

Water blocks are used to transfer heat from the source, either from CPU or GPU, into the liquid that flows through the loop.

SHOP WATERBLOCKS

Radiators

The main function of the radiator is to cool the liquid in the loop. The fins in the radiator absorb heat cool the liquid down.

SHOP RADIATORS

Fittings

Fittings are used for connecting the tubes with various components in the liquid cooling loop.

SHOP FITTINGS

Reservoirs

A reservoir is used to hold additional coolant in a loop to allow for air to slowly be replaced by coolant as it circulates.

SHOP RESERVOIRS

Pumps

Pumps provide the circulation of the coolant in the loop by pushing the liquid through the various components.

SHOP PUMPS

Tubes

Tubes connect various components within the loop. Before buying tubing, ensure sizing (ID and OD) of the tube matches the fittings.

SHOP TUBES

Reservoirs

A reservoir is used to hold additional coolant in a loop to allow for air to slowly be replaced by coolant as it circulates.

SHOP RESERVOIRS

Pumps

Pumps provide the circulation of the coolant in the loop by pushing the liquid through the various components.

SHOP PUMPS

Tubes

Tubes connect various components within the loop. Before buying tubing, ensure sizing (ID and OD) of the tube matches the fittings.

SHOP TUBES

TUTORIALS

LEARN TO MASTER THE BASICS

Don’t tackle that first build of yours alone! Learn all of the basics, step by step in our tutorials section.

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