Tests show otherwise, a full WC unit cools it a fair bit more. I was only going for the wussy WC unit though, so it's only a few degrees cooler than a high end fan / heat sink.
I don't like the massive heat sink fan kits, the WC unit i was looking it is rather small and does as good job as the massive fans. It's a corsair H50 if you want to look up the reviews and how it preforms.
I'm going to wait till i upgrade my CPU anyway, as i don't need it now, and probably won't even if i upgrade, but we'll see
It was just an interesting alternative.
I'm running the SATA and power cables behind the motherboard tray. It's a tight squeeze behind there, but enough room to tuck things away with a little planning. They are sitting in caddies that have rubber dampeners on them.
Here is pic of the back