airflow

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  1. Varzoh

    Question 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!
  2. F

    Question 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...
  3. 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...
  4. frogs114

    Question 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...
  5. Kev1n8088

    Question 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...
  6. B

    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...
  7. techflame700

    Question 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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?
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. Z

    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...
  19. 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...
  20. V

    [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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. [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...
  24. 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
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. R

    [SOLVED] How to improve airflow in my pc?

    View: http://imgur.com/gallery/GpnhzSp 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...
  28. alonbl

    Question Fan setup for NZTX H700

    I have a NZXT H700 and when I built the system I added 2 more fans (NF-A14 PWM chromax. black) one back and one top and moved the 140mm NZXT fan to the second slot on top. After some reading I suspect I made a negative airflow. So my question is this airflow is negative/positive/neutral? and...
  29. [SOLVED] My ryzen 1700x idles at 75 and NEVER goes down

    Hello everyone! Before I take my big ol hunk of heat to microcenter I thought I'd get some opinions as nothing is really showing up that can help me in a search. I have a ryzen 1700x with a nzxt kraken m22 single fan front mounted with two 140mm fans also front mounted. 1x140mm rear exhaust and...
  30. C

    [SOLVED] Would This Fan Configuration Work?

    I am wanting to get a 240mm AIO to mount on the top of my Fractal Meshify C. If I mounted 2 or maybe 3 120mm fans on the front of the case as intakes, could the AIO on the top serve as enough output with no fans on the back side of the case? I am brand new to water-cooling so correct me if this...
  31. W

    [SOLVED] RX 6800XT in a H510/H510 Elite?

    Hello, I'm planning on getting an RX6800 XT by the end of this millennium when the stock hopefully evens out, and was wondering if a H510 or a H510 Elite would be enough for the temps? I know they're not known for the best airflow but my current setup is doing fine so I'm hoping I can stick...
  32. VladManiu

    Discussion I need your opinion on this configuration, should I buy a new motherboard for this upgrade?

    Hello , I want to upgrade my pc with a ryzen 7 3700x . I don't know if I should buy a new motherboard for the temperature or for something else. I own an Asus prime b350m-A altrought I don't know how a processor like that would fit in this motherboard The configuration will be in future a...
  33. A

    [SOLVED] Replace stock case fans with Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM 140mm?

    Hey guys, is it worth upgrading all of my stock fans? Currently, I'm using the stock fans of my case ( Phanteks P600S, 2 140mm in the front as intake, 1 140mm in the rear as exhaust, nothing at the top) and I'm thinking of removing all of them and putting 3 Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM 140mm in the...
  34. A

    [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...
  35. S

    Question Airflow

    So recently I upgraded the inner hardware of my pc and playing some games is starting to get me stressed af as I see temperatures rise a lot, I live in argentina where economy is pretty horrible and not a lot of stuff arrives here as it does in europe or the states and if it does, its cheaper to...
  36. J

    [SOLVED] Thermaltake Core V1 - Good enough for my build?

    Hello, in my upgrading from an ATX motherboard to a micro-ITX one, I was tempted to attempt to build a more compact cube PC, considering how often I lug it around on trips. After doing some looking around, the Thermaltake Core V1 seems to be a good fit, and seems to fit my parts. These parts...
  37. Y

    [SOLVED] Rtx 3080 xc3 ultra temps.

    So I just scored a 3080 and got it today! My only issue is, man this card runs hot. Idle temps are in the 50’s too! Now, I do have the NZXT H510 case which is not the best for airflow but I didn’t think it would be this bad. I undervolted as well and no help. Would it be worth to put kryonaut...
  38. [SOLVED] Dual fan cpu cooler intake or exhaust?

    My airflow look like this. So my question should I change the CPU fan airflow to both left/right or should I just let it be?
  39. InTakeYT1

    [SOLVED] Which case is better

    I'm looking for a case with decent cable management, airflow and just plain aesthetics These are what I had in mind but wasn't sure Lian-Li LanCool II Mesh Tempered Glass Performance Corsair 4000D Airflow Fractal Design Meshify C Any Other Suggestions? Although I am kind of turned off...
  40. A

    [SOLVED] Do fans with no pwm need to be connected to the motherboard?

    I just bought these fans https://www.amazon.com/ARCTIC-Standard-Cooler-Configuration-Possible/dp/B076BXLHWC i would like to know if i need to plug them in the motherboard even though you cant control them and they always run at the same speed. I have one (different model and old) that doesnt use...