Here's my first shot at water cooling!
The decision to go liquid was spontaneous as I'd noticed things were getting cheaper, and rather than go with an aio like a Corsair or Asetek etc, just create my own loop for ultimate versatility, silence and general awesomeness .
This thing was built on quite the budget, a few of the parts are second hand, for example the CPU/GPU that I got for pretty good prices as they were all pretty much brand new anyway. I'm currently studying graphic design and frequently use Cinema 4D, Adobe suite, occasional Logic Pro. ( I primarily use Yosemite rather than Windows when I'm not gaming.)
A few parts were carried over from a previous build with an i5 2400 and a faulty GTX 650 Ti (Had a blown capacitor, has been RMA'd and sold since). So you can imagine the performance increase has been monumental moving to this, the temperatures have been out of this world: IDLE: CPU = 30C GPU = 28C LOAD: CPU = 60C GPU = 50C Thing doesn't even break a sweat running any game on ultra (780 Ti running at 1320mhz core + 3700mhz mem) And I mean, whisper quiet due to the Noctua fans, I even modded one into the EVGA PSU to get rid of that ridiculously loud 135mm fan they include with it (And they have the cheek to call it quiet on the box) I also sleeved the OEM CPU/ATX/GPU cables using grey 550 Paracord.
I think that's all the details, hope you like the build!
One last thing, excuse the zip ties on the barbs, they are temporary whilst I look into getting some more compression fittings.