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Ask LH: Should I Water Cool My PC?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m looking to build a new PC that’s capable of running high-end video games and 3D graphics applications. In other words, it’s going to get pretty hot! I’m seriously considering a water cooling solution but don’t really know where to start. So my questions are: is water cooling worth the effort and what type of skills do I need to pull it off?


Last Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from last week.


Briefly: D.Va Buff, TV Buying Guide, Attenborough On Pokemon GO

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Overwatch’s D.Va gets “gud”, New Zealand to cull all introduced predators, Sir David Attenborough narrates Pokemon Go.


Briefly: Pokemon GO Vs Rhodes, VPN Users Bloody Netflix, Dashcam Crashes

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Pokemon GO players are still making a mess of Rhodes, the best/worst of Dash Cam Owners Australia, could blocking VPNs lead to Netflix’s downfall?


Last Week's Top Ten Posts

You wanted advance Pokemon GO tips, grating grammar goofs and coffee comparisons in each Australian state. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from Lifehacker Australia last week:


Video Briefly: Homeless Robots, Sumo Drummer, Spectacular Car Chase

Video Briefly: Homeless Robots, Sumo Drummer, Spectacular Car Chase

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers include: robot posing as homeless guy, sumo wrestler drumming skills, how car chase scenes are filmed.


Briefly: Broken Pokemon GO, EB Cosplaygate, Australian Post Disruptor

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Sydney startup versus Australia Post, Pokemon GO server issues worsen, Nike embraces a fuller image.


Briefly: Graphics Card Benchmarks, New Godzilla, Pokemon GO Monster Strengths

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Every AMD and Nvidia graphics card for 2016 benchmarked, watch the trailer to the new Japanese Godzilla, Hundreds team up to figure out which Pokemon GO monsters are the strongest.


Briefly: Best Future Tech, Spooky UVB-76, Glorious No Man's Sky

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Exciting technologies that should appear by 2030, the strange case of Russian Station UVB-76, win $6000 to spend on home entertainment gear, why No Man’s Sky is the most necessary game of 2016.


Briefly: Phone Charging Hacks, Paranormal Australia, Toxic Overwatch

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Australia’s most intriguing unexplained phenomena, how Blizzard is trying to fix Overwatch’s toxicity problem, the richest people in 13 countries around the world.


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