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Forum discussion tagged with air flow.
  1. [SOLVED] PSU Fan Up or down?

    Hello. So i own Corsair CV550 Power Supply. And my problem is, it is smaller than normal PSU's. My ventilation hole on the bottom of the case is not that big so my fan only sticks half way. Im scared if it could overheat or something so i rotated the power supply up side down, so now the fan is...
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    [SOLVED] I have bought 5 Cooler Master Jet Flo 120 fan and something really bothers me.

    A test conducted by Overclockers A test conducted by DVtests So I used 3 as front intake, 1 in the rear for exhaust, and 1 as the replacement of my fan mounted on DeepCool Gammaxx 300 CPU cooler. My concern is that I m not sure about whether the replacement of the CPU cooler fan worth...
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    [SOLVED] Cooling Configuration for Best Air Flow

    Hi all, I have a question about the best configuration of the fans for my system for maximum air flow. I will upload an image of the current configuration but any pointers would be much appreciated as I have had input from a few people and everyone differs. so I can't make up my mind. I am...
  4. [SOLVED] Too much negative pressure creating noise?

    I'm having a problem where my computer is just plain loud. I have a mini-itx case and it's way louder than the mid tower I built for my wife. I'm not sure whats causing it but I think it might have something to do with air pressure. When I take the front panel off it does get noticeably quieter...
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    Question XFX RX 5700 fan spin

    Hi all! I upgrade most of my PC with a Ryzen 5 3600X and a XFX RX 5700, I had to change my case because the GPU not fit into the old one, I bought a Cougar Turret but when the GPU is using lots of power the glass gets really hot, the temperature goes above 80C even though I set the speed to...
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    Question Case fans size 120 / 140

    Hey so im building mt first gaming pc and im buying the new Corsair Obsidian 500d SE case wich comes with 3 LL120mm fans. and so for the rest of the fans ill get 1 fan on the back and 2 fans all in one cpu cooler on top. now my question is, is it matter what size they are? like 120 or 140...
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    [SOLVED] RTX 2080 TI Windforce OC owners

    Would any Windforce owners care to detail their thermals under load (With clock speeds / ambient temperatures) Currently, my RTX reaches 80 Celcius with a 27ish ambient temps with a 1950mhz core, +500 Memory . Note that this is with the front panel off (as the Corsair 275r doesn't have a mesh...
  8. luqyano.101

    Question 2 AIO (GPU and CPU) May have a Good Airflow?

    Hi All, I bought an NZXT Kraken G12 (GPU Mounting Bracket), NZXT H700, and NZXT Kraken X72. My Plan is, I'm gonna use my G12 for my MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio together with the Kraken X72 AIO, and it'll be front mounted. For the CPU (i7-8086K), I'm using H100i Pro RGB and it'll be Top Mounted...
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    Question Is it normal to not feel the air flow on the other side of a AIO radiator while your fans are blowing that direction?

    Hello all, I just bought this AIO: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835214096&Description=liqtech%20ii&cm_re=liqtech_ii-_-35-214-096-_-Product I have my fans set up like this [>>>>>3-Fans Blowing Direction>>>>>] [360mm radiator] However, after I turn my PC on with my...
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    Question Corsair 500D SE or CoolerMaster H500M

    I'm building a new system and I've been trying to find a new case to get. My initial choice was the O11-Dynamic however it only supports 2 120mm fans and I'm not a huge fan of bottom intake fans. I've narrowed it down to the H500M and the 500D SE. What would you suggest? I'll be using 3 120mm...
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    [SOLVED] Have an extra case fan; Intake?Outtake?

    Hi all! So I currently have a Thermaltake Core X31 https://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00002786 case, and was looking through some of my extra computer parts and realized I have an extra case fan (a noctua NF-F12 PWM). And so, I was thinking of installing it on my case. But I...
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    Is a gtx 1030 suitable?

    Hello everybody Thank you for taking the time to read over this! I was wondering if I would be able to run a gtx 1030 on my computer or if I should be looking for something smaller or larger. I don’t want to spend too much on upgrading it but I would like to get much higher FPS in games. My...
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    How do i propritize bandwidth to my PC?

    I'm on the routers setting -> QoS , but i have no idea what to fill in this spaces This is how the QoS page looks like: I'm trying to prioritize my PC bandwidth over WiFi connections, How should i fill this page?
  14. Durwesh Naeem

    My Humble Build : First Attempt At Custom Liquid Cooling

    Recently I made a plan to put a water block on my CPU, i have had a Corsair 900D case for quite a while now and i was running my i7 - 6850K Corsair H115i AIO cooler in push and pull configuration. So i made the following changes , i was advised by people to go for soft tubing as it was my first...
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    Swiftech Apogee XL2 vs EK Supremacy EVO vs Heatkiller IV Pro (copper)

    I don't particularly care to get a 140-300 watt processor so I know it won't truly make a huge difference, but what is the difference between the big three on these guys? (The 140W is Intel x99 base wattage and 300 can be their extreme side when super-overclocked. like 4.5ghz or so.) Going with...
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    New Lenovo Ideapad 110 using 50% of memory after turning off all startup programs except BitDefender. Too slow....

    THis new laptop only comes with 4gb of memory and 50% of it is used by the system on startup even after turning off everything except BitDefender security software. Am adding 4gb to max it out but wonder what else I can do to speed it up?
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    Bios update for i7-6900k for X99A?

    Hello, For a new workstation computer, I am placing an i-7 6900K on an MSI X99A SLI PLUS motherboard. I have heard that many of these motherboards need to have a BIOS update before they can read the processor. I wanted to know if this was true for this board specifically and if so whether or...
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    Unable to Boot Linux at all

    I am running an MSI Z97 gaming motherboard, Intel i7 4790k. I have a corsair SSD with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. It suddenly stopped booting up. I figured it was an issue with the SSD so I created a boot USB with 16.04 on it. It boots up to the grub screen and after I select try or install it...
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    Experience The Scale Of 'DOTA 2' Heroes With 'DOTA 2 VR Hub'

    On launch day of the HTC Vive, Valve launched a webpage that featured a number of videos highlighting the capabilities of the Vive. The company buried an unexpected VR feature for "DOTA 2" in those clips. Now, that feature is available to try. Experience The Scale Of 'DOTA 2' Heroes With 'DOTA...
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    First build for gaming ~900$

    Hey there. I am looking forward to buying a PC next month. I've already chosen the components, however I am really concerned whether they are compatible with each other and whether I might be missing on something better. Also I'd like to hear some advice from experienced people in case there...