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Forum discussion tagged with airflow.
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    Question Single vs Dual Fans NH-D15 with Ryzen 3700x + Case Airflow

    I recently set up new system, bought the noctua NH-D15 since the cpu was running hot while gaming (86c). I'm wondering if I should use single or dual fan configuration. Would the single fan be enough to keep a 3700x cool? I'm not planning on overclocking. My casing currently has 2x 140mm intake...
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    [SOLVED] Need a new case

    Would anybody be able to recommend a new case that would be good with airflow since I have 4 fans atm and hopefully the new case could include some fans as well so I could have 6 so 3 for inputting air in and 3 for outputting air out or even 4 and 2 I’m not the best with knowing how airflow...
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    Question Build optimization issues - RAM modules and airflow

    Hey all, Recently I had some issues with my RAM and sent it back for inspection, in the meanwhile I bought new (same specced) RGB ram. When the inspection was completed they decided I was entitled for new RAM under warranty. So now I have the possibly of upgrading my system with the extra RAM I...
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    Question Airflow and GPU SAG

    1. So I just got my ryzen 5 2600 together with asus rog strix b450-f mobo. There's this cool RGB logo on the upper right side, but it's being covered by my exhaust fan, since the rgb logo is basically near the rear of the case. Can I just transfer my exhaust from rear to top? would it affect the...
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    Question Thermaltake Core P3 PSU installation

    I have the GPU installed on an ATX motherboard itself, no vertical mount. So should i install the PSU fan faced upwards or downwards? as in exhaust or intake?
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    Question Which case to pick? Please help

    I cant decide between which case should i get. They both mid tower cases and have 120mm rgb fans. 1. Sahara P35 https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07BFVL2PC/ref=ox_sc_act_title_4?smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&psc=1 2. Kolink Horizon Midi Tower...
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    Question EVGA NU Audio Card Question - Have 2.75 thick GPU, will this audio card fit? Will it cause airflow problems to the GPU?

    I wanted to get the EVGA NU Audio Card and install it in my PC. My only concern is that it might not fit or might be a tight fit in the pc. The other concern is airflow to the GPU. Here is a picture of where my GPU is currently and the slot for the audio card below it (to the left of M.2 ssd...
  8. Insane Potatoz

    Question Can I get a case?

    I have an Hp Pavilion elite HPE 150f. The specs of it are here: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01969874 I'm going to upgrade to a 600w psu, and an rx 580 gpu, but I wanted to know if i could get a different case for my pc. If so, do you have any recommendations? Thanks to everyone in...
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    Question Should I have 2 120mm or 1 120mm & 1 140mm case fans? nzxt h500

    My case is NZXT's h500. I'm looking to replace my stock fans, which are 2 exhausts, one rear and one top. Both are right next to one another. Anyways, I'm wondering how having a 120mm and a 140mm in that case's set up could effect air flow?? Since their both exhausts, would the rear 120mm...
  10. Question How can I get the best airflow?

    Hey guys. this is the case I ordered and I'm just wondering how to get the best airflow. I ordered 6 fans with it and I point the fans location in the pic with a red pen. which ones should take the air in and which ones should take the air out?
  11. DatNopeLegend

    [SOLVED] Questions about case fan speeds & airflow

    Hi everyone. I have a build that I hope to get soon and I have some questions about my case airflow. Here are my specs: MB: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900x AIO: NZXT Kraken X62 GPU: Gigabyte RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB GAMING OC Case: NZXT H700i I know the H700i comes with 3 front...
  12. Arno__Dorian

    Question How to improve cooling

    Hi guys, I have a Redragon Sideswipe casing RD GC 601 and i noticed that with the glass side panel off, the gpu temperature dropped by 10-12 C and stayed at that while under heavy load. How should i improve cooling with the side panel on ? i dont want to change the case. I have a Zotac RTX 2080...
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    [SOLVED] Noctua-D15h in a Rosewill S500 case

    Hey all, The title is pretty self explanatory for what I'm asking. Can a Noctua-D15h fit in a Rosewill S500 case? I'm trying to cool an I7-8700k and OC it and I want to use this cooler for it, but it's hard to find any info whether this Rosewill case will fit it. Ive measured from the cpu...
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    Question Best fan configuration - Bitfenix Phenom mATX

    Hi all, I'm at the final stages of my first build, getting to fan configuration, and would appreciate some advice. The case has the ability to hold: 2 x 120mm fans in the TOP 1 x 140mm fan in the BACK 2 x 120mm / 1 x 200mm / 1 x 230mm fan in the BOTTOM I own 2x 120mm, 1x140mm and 1x230mm...
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    Question Basic CPU AIO Questions.

    Hello all, I am new to AIOs and watercooling in general. I am thinking of changing my current CPU air cooler for an AIO and I have some questions. Firstly, which way should my radiator fans blow? The case I will probably be using will be a Meshify S2 and I will probably mount the radiator up...
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    Question XFX R9 390 - Cuts out randomly regardless of task

    PLEASE HELP!! I have recently purchased a second-hand XFX R9 390 and when installing it into my rig, the display would cut out and wouldn't even return upon restarting. I have tried updating drivers and bios for my motherboard but nothing seems to fix it. The issue: I will boot up my computer...
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    [SOLVED] Case fans or new case?

    Hello, My GPU reaches 90 degrees quite easily after 50min - 1h of gaming. I currently have a Floston Winner case with only 1 120mm Artic Fan. This case has 2 120mm fan slots and 1 80mm fan slot. Should I buy more fans or should I get a new case to improve airflow and reduce hardware...
  18. Ichigo182

    Question ¿How to know the side of the fan that pushes and pulls air?

    Inglés Primer post. Hola aqui va mi ocnsulta: ¿Cómo sabrías que los refrigeradores de mi caso? tengo el caso SAMA ARK que tiene 5 enfriadores es que recientemente instale el disipador Cooler master MAESTRO MA410m que tiene dos coolers. no se ve el flujo de aire es el correcto en mi caso y...
  19. Pythonbites

    [SOLVED] Can you run a non oc RTX 2060 in a poor airflow environment at gaming load?

    CPU: Ryzen 5 2600x (non oc) The only fan in the case is 1 at the back. Size is 120mm. Could an RTX 2060 run healthily in this environment without overheating itself or any other components? (all at gaming load). Is it worth buying a whole new case so I can fit front fans to create better airflow?
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    Question Blower or Open Air 5700XT in a M-ATX Case?

    Hey everyone, I'm going to upgrade to the new RX 5700XT but I'm concerned about putting the open air cooler from someone like Asus or Gigabyte in my case. My case is a Corsair Carbide 88r M-ATX with 2 120mm fans in the front for intake, and one 120mm fan in the rear for exhaust. I know that...