Forum discussion tagged with alphacool.
  1. CodeZ1LLa

    Question Is there'll be any benefit to run the loop this way?

    I need advice. I have the next parts: "D5" from Alphacool XSPC Raystorm Pro EK-FC1080 GTX TF6 HWLabs 480GTX HWLabs 420GTS Alphacool XT45 360. They are currently connected in series: Pump ===> XSPC CPU ===> EKWB GPU ===> Alphacool XT45 360 ===> HWLabs 420GTS ===> Res. GPU OCed to the limit but...
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    Question Compatibility Advise

    I want to build a very powerful gaming PC. Before I start, I would like to check with other forum members if my list of components will work as desired, if anyone see any compatibility issue, or if there is some suggestion or recommendation how to make it better. I decided to go with be quiet...
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    [SOLVED] Whats the difference between these Alphacool fittings?

    Alphacool "Eiszapfen" vs. Alphacool "HF" Their measurements are the same. Each chrome-plated brass. First the 90s: Eiszapfen 90, 7.45 euro: HF 90, 6.45 euro: Next the 45s: Eiszapfen 45, 9.95 euro: HF 45, 6.45 euro: Any idea?
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    [SOLVED] Which of these 2 fittings is better?

    $6.22, Alphacool, 1/2" barb, 90° rotatable $13.50, Bitspower, 1/2" barb, 90° rotatable At 2x the price I cant tell which I should get. I'm mainly concerned about leaks. At the G1/4 threads, or the rotatey part, or the barb. Alphacool & Bitspower are such big names, I don't understand the...
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    Question Noticable fps drop after liquid cooling 2080 ti

    So I played BF V in the morning and everything worked fine. Then I installed the GPU cooler and didn't change anything else physically or in programs. After installation I tested BF V and it ran poorly. Before installing water cooling I could run BF V 144Hz at 1440p. GPU usage 80-90% and 80C...
  6. How To Quietly Chill: How to Install a Graphics Card Water Block

    Installing a water block on an expensive graphics card can be daunting. We'll walk you through the process of putting an Alphacool block on an RTX 2080 Ti. Read more here. ZAK STOREY Zak Storey is an editor at Tom's Hardware specializing in system-building, liquid-cooling and overclocking.
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    Extremely Slow Macbook Pro

    Hi everyone, I've recently upgraded my late 2011 A1278 13" Macbook Pro, installing an SSD in the main SATA socket, and the previous HDD in the optical bay. After making the install, my laptop performance has decreased a lot. I can't even run Safari or Google Chrome without a Youtube video...
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    Razer Blade 14" (2017) - display issues - is it a loose cable?

    Hello all, I have recently purchased a used razer blade 14" laptop (2017 model), and have noticed a visual issue that seemingly occurs at certain positions and holding styles (ie. leaning the back of the computer on one knee, while typing with both hands resting on the laptop to keep it steady...
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    I have acer Aspire 5 A515-51G, and it is showing "PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM.

    Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 083) Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation This Product is covered by one or more of the following patents: US6, 570, 884, US6, 115, 776 and US6, 327, 625 Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller Series v2.64 (11/20/15) PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable...
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    Problem with radiator airflow

    [Moderator note: moved post to Components.] [I heve the s340 case] So i heve a question of my airflow, i heve a 2 120mm radiator and i can only mount that in the front but the filter is in the front and now i heve that front radiator exhaust cus the hot air comming from the radiator so what...
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    HDD Used Space Shows Different Than Actual

    In Drive F, I have 9.44 GB of files. When I went to properties, it showed that the drive usage is 9.84 GB. How to fix it?
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    can i use both graphic cards at a time?

    Hi I have Asus z97-k motherboard. It has pci express 3.0 slot and crossfireX ready slots. I am already using quadro k620 graphic card in pci slot I have another graphic card gtx 520 2gb Can i use in crossfireX ready slot Both at a time? Will the graphic memory get increased? Like RAM
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    Budget laptop for Video Editing

    Hi, I'm on a very low budget of around £250 for a laptop for basic video editing. I will be using Sony Movie Studio Platinum 13. I don't mind if the laptop is refurbished. I was looking at getting this laptop from ASUS Refurbs and upgrading it to 8GB Ram...
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    Infamous 4 gb available issue

    I have a Evga x58 sli le motherboard. It recognizes the memory in bios and cpu-z, also in windows 8 64bit. I've tried the msconfig uncheck memory option. I've tried changing the bios settings for memory speed also no luck. I updated the bios via Evga website. And obviously I'm still stuck...
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    fuzzy horizontal lines in some games (MWO) after upgrading to R9 270

    So just upgraded from 6670 and was very excited to try it out. MWO is what im playing most atmo, and as soon as I started the game there is faint fuzzy horizontal lines, sort of in waves moving vertically on screen, it isnt terrible, but its there. It isnt present on desktop, in furmark, or Sins...
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    Buy mobo and cpu, or just cpu

    Okey so i can choose 2 options 1. Buy AMD FX 8350 USAIN BOLT EDITION (4,0ghz) and put that on my motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 or 2, Buy Intel Core I7 3770K and a new motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65, Socket-1155. I have a GTX 780 Ti SC, wich option would give me the most fps with my card? :pt1cable: