With water cooling, you are reliant on every part in the system working as it should, in order to have a functional cooling system. The blocks need to not clog, the radiators need to not leak, the fittings need to remain watertight, and the pump needs to remain powered. If any one of these things fail, you generally have a big problem pretty quick (overheating).
In our previous blog, we’d discussed the differences between an AIO and a custom loop, as well as the risks of using an AIO for cooling your CPU and/or GPU. Now, we’ll get into why you might choose one over the other.