Forum discussion tagged with air.
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    [SOLVED] Question about Fan control and Fan hub(s).

    Hello! I want to improve my airflow in my PC and I want to be able to control it. My PC build is: CPU: i9-10900 (non-K) CPU COOLER: NOCTUA NH-D15 (with 2 Noctua fans that it came with) GPU: MSI 3090 GAMING X TRIO RAM : 2 x 16GB CORSAIR VENGEANCE 3200MHZ MOTHERBOARD: ASROCK Z490 TAICHI PC CASE...
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    Question Positive pressure? Help with placements

    I have a fractal meshify s2 that I am looking to add more cooling too. I am Noctua everything at the moment with current setup 10700K + U14S single fan 2x140mm NFA14 intake 1x140mm NFA14 exhaust I strictly game+stream and during 1080p Warzone games while streaming my CPU is about 69-77C I have...
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    Question How to improve airflow in my pc?

    View: Any tips for increasing my airflow? Currently seeing around 80c on the gpu and CPU when gaming. I'm idling at around 42c on both as well. I was thinking maybe more case fans or either a water cooler for the cpu. I have two 120mm slots on the top, and...
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    [SOLVED] Best Cooler for overclocking the I7-7700K?

    Hello, guys! I'd like to get a new cooler to overclock my I7-7700k. But I don't know which to pick. Preferably one around 50 euros and max 70 euros. And should I get air or water cooling? I know the I7-7700k generates a lot of heat so if a more expensive one is worth buying, I probably will...
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    [SOLVED] What fans to put at the top of my case??

    Hello, I would like to ask you what fans should I put at the top of my case. I was thinking about putting 2 x Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM 140mm as exhaust at the top. Would it be better if I put them as intake? Is there a better fan than Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM 140mm top case fan? ( And cost less than...
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    Question PC temps... air temp

    Hello, My computer gets pretty hot most of the time (55°C at idle) (80°C usually while gaming) and I was wondering, would it be bad for my computer if I open my window and allow for cold air to come in my room and cool it off? My computer is near my window and it helps a lot but I was worried...
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    [SOLVED] Best Air Cooler For 3700x and 4800x in future

    Hello, What Air cooler will be best for this 3700x and will be enough for incoming 4800x? In summer I can get more than 30-35 °C in my room so I probably need something good. Also not every cooler is available in my country. I have looked around and found this coolers: Dark Rock Pro 4 (hard...
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    [SOLVED] i7 10700k cooling

    Hello everyone!I bought an i7-10700k and I am searching for a good cooler that has the max height of 160 mm(case limitation).I want to be able to support overclocking.Right now I plan on buying a dark rock TF because it's relativity small and has 220W TDP.Anyone knows something with better TDP...
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    [SOLVED] Liquid cooling large air bubbles

    I have recently installed a new water pump because my old one burned out but I am facing issues with large air bubbles in the system and can't seem to get them out. I have tried tilting the case around and I have let the pump run for 3 days, no luck. if anyone has any ideas on how to remove the...
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    Question Need help with solving my airflow problem

    Hi guys ! As the title says I need help with airflow. The situation is presented in the following link 2 fans at the front are intake and 1 is exhaust, top 2 fans arent currently on because I think they arent needed as much. I marked with colors wich area feels hot the...
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    Question Constant air bubbles in loop

    Hi, I have a custom waterloop that I've been running for about 1.5 years now. It was last drained and refilled about 6 or so months ago. I run a res/pump combo to a cpu block, to the rad and back to the pump. As usual, over the first few days of a new fill, some air bubbles show up, and I...
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    [SOLVED] Cheap liquid Vs air

    I have a cheap Alaska liquid cooler (£30) and would it be better for me when I upgrade to get a new air cooler or would the Alaska one be any good? I don't have the page but it kept my FX 8320 at 70c while gaming. I am upgrading to a Ryzen 5 2600x with 8x2 GB off 3200mhz ram (if they is anything...
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    Question Noctua NH-U14S TR4 or CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML360 RGB TR4 Edition for Threadripper 3960x?

    Noctua NH-U14S TR4 air cooler or CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML360 RGB TR4 Edition All In One Liquid CPU Cooler ? Both seem to have full size and rectangular Threadripper Heat spreader plate contact plates But with the threadripper likly to be turboed in rendering and encoding a lot of the...
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    Question Whats the best standard AIO cooler for AMD TR 3960x or 3970x

    Whats the best standard AIO cooler for AMD Threadripper 3960x or 3970x. (or air cooler) First proper system getting custom made (did looking into doing it my self but the custom suppliers like Scan Uk or Amari seem to do it cheaper (bulk deals I guess) so no idea on custom jobs in custom build...
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    [SOLVED] Case fans

    Hi all, I would like to know if there is any case / chassis fan that has 3 pin and Molex connector together being sold. As I have recently purchased a chassis fan for my rear part of my case but to my dismay it is a 4pin female connector as the store which I bought does not state if the product...
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    [SOLVED] Liquid or Air cooling for my PC?

    Noticed the Corsair Cooling Hydro H115i PRO RGB on sale for 99€ because of Black Friday, but can't decide whether I should pick it or the Noctua NH-D15 for 109€. Whats the best choice for my system? And if liquid cooling whats the best config to run? What are the cons and pros for both? How...
  17. Question Case Fan airflow

    Good morning guys, I hope you help me with the following. I have a blower type graphic card and I want to know what type of airflow I should use. I attached a picture of the case with everything inside. The case has 3 front, 1 rear and 2 up fans
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    [SOLVED] What can I use to dust my PC?

    I have used cans of air duster before and it is pretty good however I am looking to buy something much more long term. What can be recommended?
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    Question No intake fans all fans will be exhaust fans

    What if i build a PC without intake fans and all fans will act as exhaust fans? what will happen? Will i experience better cooling? And dust is a no big deal for me . Asking this question just for Experimental purposes .
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    Question Mistakes were.....made? Help!?

    Hi guys, I'll make this short. I bought a CPU. I am applying the heatsink and too much air got to it in the process of installing the massive NH-D15. So I started again. This is where the mistakes happened.... -Used kitchen towel (not LINT free) as it was the only thing I had and was not...