airflow

Forum discussion tagged with airflow.
  1. Chris 2224

    [SOLVED] Help needed with PC Case fans

    I have 0 experience with case coolers. I kind of understand how airflow works, so I'm planning on putting 2 intake fans and 1 outtake fan. I have an option of getting an entire case with built in fans, but I heard they are not that good and they connect directly to the PSU, so I might just get...
  2. D

    Question Friend building a custom pc and realized halfway through that case may not have enough airflow, any help?

    My friend is building a custom pc and has already started installing the hardware, but we have no realized that the airflow may not be able to support the hardware (Though we are not entirely sure it won't) Any advice on if this case will suffice or what to do if it does not...
  3. L

    Question Ryzen 9 3900X overheating under load and not cooling down ?

    Hiya! I bought a prebuilt PC almost exactly one year ago. In the last few days I noticed my CPU reaching very high temps (even exceeding the 95 degree threshold) while gaming and barely falling below that after ending all CPU-intensive processes. My rig contains as follows: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X...
  4. D

    Question Corsair 5000D Airflow set up questions.

    I'm down to the final part of my build, and decided to go with a Corsair 5000D Airflow case, the other option was Phanteks P500A but decided against it. My question now is, what fan set up should I go with on this? My components are going to be a i7-12700F (with turbo boost enabled), Asus ROG...
  5. Helecro

    Build Advice Please give advice on new case for my system ?

    Hello Gentleman, At the moment i have LianLi dynamic 11 Case, and at this point its starting to get too small for me after getting 3090 gpu and having to switch to 1600W power supply which is much longer than standard ones. Was looking around market and i cannot find any case that has support...
  6. Question Question about airflow pressure

    So this is how I have my fans setup, and I'm wondering if there is a better way to run it to get lower temps, I already get pretty low temps AIO is Frostflow x 240mm from ID cooling, Cpu is 1800x idle temp is 29c, max is 56c on 100%, GPU max is 77c RTX 2060, idle is 44c (It's a single fan rtx...
  7. Pirreboy

    Question 420mm with grill vs. 360mm without grill?

    I was wondering one thing about radiators. I have a fractal design define S (top picture, front picture). I do not have the front cover and the dust filter attached. Now for the dilemma. I can either fit a 360mm radiator with no obstruction in the front or a 420mm radiator in the top but with...
  8. T

    [SOLVED] Fractal Torrent Compact or Fractal Define R6 ?

    Hello, I'm looking for a quiet case at load with not too high temperatures. I know that's a bit contradictory but I'd like to find a good balance between the two as my computer is currently annoyingly audible at idle and frustratingly loud at load. My system is built with a Ryzen 3700x with...
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    Question Best airflow case under 110$

    I am replacing my gigabyte c200 case for better airflow as my Ryzen 5900X processor is thermal throttling. Will also be changing my Deepcool L240 AIO to Arctic Freezer ii 360. The cases i am considering are Zebronics Zeb 948B Hermes Case(Lian Li o11 copycat), XPG Starker, Cooler master td500...
  10. Nervly

    [SOLVED] Good Airflow/Silence Balance for Video Editing Rig

    Hey, everyone! My job consists of mostly video editing and some motion graphics. I mainly use Premiere and After Effects for this end. I usually work with either 1080p60 or 2160p30 footage, and sporadically 4k at 120fps too. I'm from Portugal. My current setup is as follows: - CPU: AMD Ryzen...
  11. B

    [SOLVED] ROG Strix LC GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti in a Lian Li O11 DYNAMIC

    Hello Forum, I will soon buy the 3080 Ti ROG Strix LC to upgrade from my 2080ti, which because of some weird problem that i could never solve (factory defect maybe?) would always power limit throttle at about 68% to 70%, giving in average roughly the same performance as a 1070, but i digress...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] High temps on a R5 3600

    Hi, I just recently bought a 3070ti and it generates A LOT more heat than my previous gpu. Because of this, my cpu is now starting to get really hot in some more demanding games. I've seen it go up to 95 and even 100C with the panels closed and up to 90C with the side panel open. I was told that...
  13. Phil Holm

    Question Should i use spare fan as Case Exhaust or CPU Cooler Exhaust

    So ive been thinking about getting the antec df700, which comes 4 fans(3 front intake, 1 rear exhaust) + 1 reverse fan thats put on top of the psu shroud, which seems to not make any difference in temps according to reviews. So ive been thinking of using that spare fan as a top exhaust instead...
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    Question Will removing the PCI-E brackets at the back of your case cause dust build-up if your case has positive pressure airflow?

    So basically, I have a Fractal Design Torrent case which is an EXTREMELY positive pressure focused case. I recently got myself a RTX 3070 MSI Gaming Z card which came with a GPU sag bracket, but in order to be able to install the GPU sag bracket, I had to remove almost every single PCI-E bracket...
  15. Varzoh

    [SOLVED] I plan on getting iCUE 5000x Case, I want to get noctua a few 140mm and 1 120mm fan.

    I need help with airflow. What can you guys say about the case and amount of fans for good airflow. I need help with locations and what way to face the fans. Thank you!
  16. F

    [SOLVED] Side Mounting GPU AIO

    Hey all, Looking for some advice and opinions on airflow with my new case. I had a build that burnt out my CPU AIO, so I'm getting a new case to try something different. I'm going to be using a Corsair 7000D Airflow Full Tower Case. My thoughts are to top mount my 360mm CPU AIO as exhaust...
  17. S

    [SOLVED] Fan / AIO Help!

    Hi all! First time builder here and i'm just really stuck with the whole fan and AIO placement situation: My build will be along the lines of this: (I'm considering 12th gen CPU and switching to AMD GPU etc still but this is the general idea) CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor CPU...
  18. frogs114

    [SOLVED] Case airflow - High CPU temps *apparent* low AIO airflow?

    Hey all. I recently upgraded my system to a 5900X and have been running some benchmarks. I have been running at about 84 degrees C during these tests and I am a little worried. I havent seen this high of temps regularly and my 3700x seemed like it was doing just fine. I've attached a quick...
  19. Kev1n8088

    [SOLVED] Installing drive bay fans for Silverstone CS381

    I'm planning on buying a Silverstone CS381 for a NAS system with a gaming VM. From what I've heard, it seems the drives of the CS381 have nearly no airflow and can get quite hot. I'm looking at installing an 80mm Noctua fan for each of the two drive bays by double-sided taping 3D printed fan...
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    Question Case with good airflow for a 3080 ti and an eventual cpu upgrade recommendation with limited brands available

    Hey. I'm looking to buy a new PC case since my current one doesn't have enough airflow (cheap MS case). However, in my country only available brands are NZXT, cooler master and chieftec and they are literally 100-200 euros. I am ready to pay this much however I'm not sure if some of these cases...
  21. techflame700

    [SOLVED] Alternatives to NZXT H700 with better airflow?

    I’m currently planning for a new build and am trying to narrow down a case. I currently use an NZXT H700 for my current build and it works fine, but with the new hardware being so darn hot plus the fact that I need my PC to run heavy workloads over long periods of time has got me thinking about...
  22. AmeedMv

    [SOLVED] Corsair 4000D Airflow Case RGB & Airflow Tips

    Hey y'all hope all is good. Below is my current part list which I am hoping to buy next month. I wanna know what would be the best fan configuration for the 4000D Airflow from Corsair and which ARGB fans I can use without breaking the bank. I have included a CM Sickleflow 120mm 3-pack in the...
  23. AmeedMv

    Question Need Advice on Motherboard Selection

    Hey guys. So after spending a week on fine tuning this parts list, I've finally decided to ask for help again. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/ameedmv/saved/#view=mD6Jyc All of the components are geared towards most bang for the buck without a GPU. I just have one little problem. I do not know...
  24. H

    [SOLVED] Be Quiet! Silent Base 802 - normal or inverted for optimal GPU airflow?

    Hi all, I have a very specific use case which is why I also have very specific needs for a PC case. I have broken the post down into sections, I hope it's helpful. I'm a fairly experienced builder, but my current PC is the first one where the components generate a significant amount of heat...
  25. Radeuz

    [SOLVED] Should i remove top right exhaust fan?

    You can see fan setup in case. Is top right exhaust fan pulling fresh air coming from front top fan? Should i remove it soo CPU cooler can pull more air?
  26. brendenmill

    Question Incredibly high CPU temps when idle

    Ryzen 3600 running mid 60s Celsius while idle, 80s when gaming. Running an MSI MAG Coreliquid 240R with 2 fans, and 4 more case fans. I've tried changing bios settings, as well as removing and re-installing my CPU cooler and CPU. I built this PC less than a year ago and I'm not sure what the...
  27. N

    Question High CPU temps when gaming ?

    Good morning everyone, Really hoping you can help :) I recently got an arctic liquid freezer ii 240 rgb but am having some temp issues. Idle, the temps can range from 29-40 degress depending on what im doing( browsing chrome etc) but as soon as i press play on a game, within seconds, the temps...
  28. Astraios

    [SOLVED] be quiet! Silent Base 802 Case, or alternative for 45mm wide radiator

    I was looking into buying a new case in which I could install water cooling. I bought last year the Alphacool NexXxiS XT45 360mm Radiator V.2 and the smaller one 240mm XT45 V.2 since I planned to cool my GPU and CPU. I was expecting a "normal" GPU release and where I could get a new GPU since it...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] Best airflow setup with 3 fans?

    Hey guys, I'm just a little confused about what would be the best way to put 3 x 120mm fans in a case. I was thinking of putting 2 intake at the front and 1 exhaust at the back or top? Or Should I put 1 intake at the front and 2 exhaust, 1 back and 1 top? What's your opinion? How and where would...
  30. S

    [SOLVED] 11600kf creates too much heat

    Hello, Working on this configuration [=]ASUS 560 [=]NTEL 11600KF [=]CPU Fan Arctic CO 12 [=]One Back fan [=]One back top fan [=]Two rear case fan's with default setting on* TURBO BOOST (CPU and m are new) causing too much heat. its an upgrade from (ASUS b250m & i7100) SITUATION While...
  31. M

    [SOLVED] Which case is best for the build?

    I am planning on building a new PC for gaming and streaming (no overclocking): Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming AMD Ryzen 7 5800x Kingston Hyperx 2x8GB ddr4 3200mhz Seasonic Core GM 650 (already own) AMD Radeon RX 580 8gb (when prices go down, 2060 or 3060) CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 1x...
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    Question Whole PC cooling upgrade

    Hello everyone. I am thinking about upgrading the whole cooling of my PC (new case, gpu and cpu coolers + additional fans). My current specs: Case: Zalman Z11 plus (one fan is dead, and another one is dying i guess...) CPU: Ryzen 5 5600x (with stock cooler) motherboard: MSI MAG MORTAR B550M...
  33. A

    [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...
  34. Venombanan

    [SOLVED] Meshify 2 Airflow Issue

    Hello everyone, I’ve got a question regarding the cooling setup I have going in my Fractal Meshify 2. I’ve got 6 fans total: 3 x 140mm in the front for intake and a 360mm aio with 3 x 120mm fans up top for exhaust in a pull setup. My problem is that very little air is being exhausted from the...
  35. jtepjr

    Question How should I set up my airflow in an H510 case and an AIO Cooler?

    I have an H510 Case w/ a Kraken x53, radiator is in the front of the case pulling air in and the rear two fans are set as exhaust. The hot air over the radiator is heating up my GPU a good amount. The previous setup w/ air I was seeing GPU temps in the low 70s, now GPU temps are hitting the low...
  36. noxinum

    [SOLVED] Static Pressure or Airflow for SFF NR200

    Greetings, I was wondering if my Arctic P12 PWN PST 120mm, were enough for a SFF build with the NR200 case. I was planning on putting 2 at the bottom, to help the gpu intake air, and either 2 at the top as exhaust or on the side where the radiator for my SFF build is going to be, working as...
  37. [SOLVED] Air Flow in my case ?!

    I have this case " shown in pictures " and the fans on the side are pulling air from outside to inside the case , and i installed new fan in the back of the case , but i don't know which side whould be better , currently this fan pulls air from inside the case to outside Is this the right way...
  38. L

    [SOLVED] Airflow pc, What is the best fan position

    Hello! I have a new computer case, but I have a problem with the fan connected above the HDD slot in the picture below. Do I need to put air in or out? Photo link: https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/2985/u6ckEn.jpg
  39. M

    [SOLVED] CPU Temperature Above 90° When Gaming

    Hello all! So I got this Asus F571GT Laptop with an i5 8300h, gtx1650, 16gb ram and 512SSD The performance I get from it on daily uses and even in gaming is pretty much satisfying for me. But, the one thing that is concerning me is the high temperatures that my laptop reaches when I launch any...
  40. kappasushiii

    [SOLVED] Mesh or solid front panel?

    I'm looking for a new pc case, I was going for aesthetics but I was wondering if I should go for a mesh or solid front panel, would a mesh front panel offer more airflow and lower temps, or is the difference compared to a solid front panel negligible. I also care about how much noise my computer...