Forum discussion tagged with Arctic.
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    Question Connecting 6 ARGB fans to the motherboard

    Hi, I would like to get 6 such fans for my case: Current/Voltage: 0.4 A | 5 V My motherboard has 2 ARGB (JRainbow) headers. According to the manual: "The JRAINBOW connector supports up to 75 LEDs WS2812B Individually Addressable RGB LED...
  2. makemorelove

    Question x670e Steel Legend - Noctua NH-D15 Chromax.Black - Arctic P14 PWM PST

    Hello, I have a very lame question, but just to make sure everything goes well... Where exactly should I plug my noctua and my arctic fans on x670e steel legend mb? This is my planned configuration : - 3x Front arctic - daisy chain. - 2x Top arctic + 1 Back - these also in daisy chain if...
  3. eyaya

    Question Why can't the Arctic Liquid Freezer II 360mm cool my i5-13600k?

    Hello! So a few days ago I ordered my new shiny Arctic Freezer II 360mm AIO and mounted it into my Corsair 4000x. The first thing I did after installation was obviously stress testing my cpu and monitoring the temps. It sadly peaked to 100C° after 3-5 seconds. After some searches on Google I...
  4. R

    [SOLVED] arctic liquid freezer ii 280 radiator/fans too loud

    I just built a new pc, and there is really loud and annoying noise coming from the radiator/fans, is this normal or do I have faulty item or something ? I'm doing top mount, so I guess there shouldn't be any bubbles. and I'm talking while pc in idle and all temps around 30C. here is what it...
  5. bjohn93

    [SOLVED] Hyte Revolt 3 Front Fan Mods

    Wondering if any one has any ideas on how to add fans to the Hyte Revolt 3 case between the front panel and GPU I've thought about maybe picking up this magnetic screw set from Amazon, but wasn't sure if these would work or how I feel about sticking magnets in the PC...
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    Question Do Arctic Liquid Freezer II 420 and Asus ROG Rampage VI Extreme Encore really fit into Lancool III?

    According to PC Part picker, they do. But if I actually start trying to install them and put them together, I am struggling. First, I saw this problem. On the Lancool III case, there is this structure (I marked red in the image) that's blocking the installation of this big motherboard. But...
  7. Ferminator

    Question Top or Rear Case Fans as Exhaust?

    Hello. I have recently build a gaming PC and have trouble configuring which case fans to use with my particular case. I have a Deepcool Macube 110 (M-ATX case) and the case itself supports up to 2x 140mm fans on the front, 2x 140mm fans on top, and 1x 120mm on the rear. As of right now I have 4...
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    Question Not sure what liquid cooler to buy

    So i want to buy a liquid cooler, but i dont know which one to get. ive looked at 2 aios. Arctic liquid freezer II 420 A-rgb - 137,85 euro Fractal lumen s36 rgb - 159,51 euro The performance difference ive seen in reviews is miniscule, so i either pay more for a better looking cooler...
  9. dezmond32

    Question Cpu Fan not spinning in Cpu_fan slot

    Hello guys! I got a new Arctic 34 duo esports cooler for my CPU and it's not spinning in the cpu_fan slot. I mention that the previous cooler was working just fine 20 minutes ago in the same slot. Also, it can't be the cooler because it spins in the cpu_cha slot. What do you suggest?
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    Question How to mount Arctic Freezer II Rev 4 to MSI X570 Tomahawk motherboard ?

    I am starting to go crazy watching videos of people installing this CPU cooler without any issues. They use the 4 AM4 mounting screws included and they screw in perfectly to the backplate. But with me, they simply do not fit into my backplate. I have no idea what screw sizes both the backplate...
  11. Gil Meyuhas

    Question NZXT X63 280MM or Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280mm?

    I want to upgrade my air cooler to an aio. i have an intel i7 9700k with gigabyte z390, 32gb ram and a gigabyte RTX 2070 windforce 3x all inside an NZXT H500. I know the NZXT X63 is less value for money but i am still in favour of it and willing to pay more for it.
  12. DirtySZN

    [SOLVED] Need help with RAM upgrade options

    So I am trying to get help with which RAM to possibly purchase as an upgrade to my build. I currently have OLOy DDR4 RAM 16GB(2x8GB) 3000MHz CL16. And my motherboard is ASRock B450 Pro4. From what I’ve read the MOBO only supports up to 3200MHz as per my CPU, but I need help trying to make...
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    [SOLVED] Aftermarket Cooler for my Gaming PC

    I am planning on buying new components for my PC. Processor options: Ryzen 5 3600x or Ryzen 5 5600x. Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 I am a bit confused for the cooler as to buy an Air Cooler or AIO Cooler. A few options I am looking at are ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 120...
  14. RajTheGeek

    [SOLVED] Need help!!...ARCTIC Freezer 34 Esports Duo or Noctua U12S chromax black?

    Hello there, I'm planning to buy a cpu air cooler for my system. Here's my specs: Ryzen 3 3100 MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX Corsair CX 550W GTX 1060 I live in India so our ambient temps are pretty high especially in summer(45C+). Also my AMD stock cooler is starting to make soo much noise. Now I have...
  15. D

    [SOLVED] Is the new Arctic F12 PWM White better than the old one?

    I saw that there is a new all white version, but I couldn't find anything about if it has the same motor or it's a refresh. I read it here that the P12 version has a better, more silent motor compared to F12. Shall I give it a chance or...
  16. A

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

    I just bought these fans 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...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] what's the best cooler?

    What is better: the ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 240 or the Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L V2?
  18. Expertik

    [SOLVED] Is Cooling OK? I5-6500 and Arctic Alpine 12

    Hello, i bought new CPU Cooler, because stock cooler was too loud for me. I have never been watching the processor temperature. But when I bought new Arctic Alpine 12, I started monitoring the processor temperature. I have Intel Core I5-6500 and when I had computer six hours in idle state, I had...
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    [SOLVED] Arctic freezer 34 esport duo or hyper evo 212 black edition RGB?

    please someone tell me I can't choose wisely, I want to buy hyper 212 evo rgb black, but the price its same for Arctic 34 esport duo and evo 212 RGB black edition in my country... the question is: which one to buy? (for i5 9600k I want to overclock, not sky fly but somewhere between 4.7 to 4.9...
  20. lordtristan28

    [SOLVED] 2 fans on 1 CPU header [Msi gaming 970] Will i destory my header?

    As the title says, im looking to connect 2 120mm fans to 1 4 pin CPU fan header. I see a lot of people saying each fan header can take up to 1 amp of power before it being a issue. Should i be alright to connect 2 fans to 1 cpu header? I'm looking to hook 2 arctic 120mm 4 pin fans up to my...
  21. Generuu

    [SOLVED] Boot times suddenly really slow...

    Hi, I'll keep this short and sweet. Recently I installed Ryzen Master to get a little into overclocking. As I was installing it, it recommended that I update my BIOS. I think, "Hm okay well It's been a few years since I've last done that so why not." I m-flash the latest BIOS update for my...
  22. M

    [SOLVED] Cooler master H411R fan replacement Arctic F9 PWM

    Hello everyone im going to tell about my experience after changing my cpu dead fan So after updating from i5 3470 to i7 3770 my cpu fan cooler master H411R died for no reason after almost a year of usage , the fan didnt spin and in hwinfo it says that the fan is spinning 80000RPM lol so i...
  23. T

    Question Arctic Accelero Xtreme III compatibility with RTX 2060

    Hello, first time posting here. I was wondering if the RTX 2060 would fit the Arctic Accelero Xtreme III. It does not name the card on the compatibility list, but I've seen some people use the cooler on other cards. My RTX 2060 gets very hot (85c) and makes a lot of noise, so I would like to...
  24. stanlye3690

    Question Passive cooler for Haswell Pentium

    Hello. I have an older PC setup with 1150 Haswell Pentium G3250 on. It works well for things I do, but the stock fan is noisy and it makes me mad. So I started to look on less noisy fans and I found ARCTIC Alpine 12 Passive, that has no fan and thus makes zero noise. However, the producer states...
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    Question Arctic P120 or F120 for Zalman S2

    Hello, I just purchased components for my new pc which is a mid range system with ryzen 5 3600 and gtx 1660ti.. I want my system to have low temps for longevity sake, while keeping it reasonably quiet. I was looking at budget fans which don't break the bank and have a good price to performance...
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    Question help need advice on these 120mm fan would these fans be quiet in a Q77 Motherbaord?

    Hello i plan to purchasing 3 X of these Noctua NF-P12 redux-1700 PWM high-Performance Quiet 120mm Fan or ARCTIC F12-120 mm Standard Case Fan Black 120 mm - P-Series I want my system fans to be quiet i hate having noisy fans i am using an Dell 9010 motherboard it is a Q77 Motherboard and only...
  27. A

    [SOLVED] Asus P8H61-M LE with ARCTIC AC Freezer 11 LP

    Hello! I am still learning my way around PCs and I was looking to upgrade my CPU cooling. I found a good deal on a cooler but I wanted to ask knowledgeable people just to be sure. My gaming temps have gone up to 90c and I am afraid of going on much longer with just stock cooling, paste needs a...
  28. geckovic02

    [SOLVED] Max length: Rx570 Armor 8g + Arctic Accelero Extreme IV

    Hello everyone I need some help (question above). My case supports max gpu length of 335mm and I want to fit an aio (Rad is 30mm thick) in the front. So is the total length of GPU + cooler less then 305mm? Really appreciate your help
  29. Naipross

    [SOLVED] Cryorig M9 plus vs Arctic Freezer 34 (esports) duo

    Which one of these 2 cooler gives better performance and wich one is quiter? Also what's the difference between the Esports version and the regular version on the freezer 34?
  30. InSovietRussiaComputerBuildsYOU

    [SOLVED] Trouble cooling a 60W Xeon

    I got a mobo bundle for one of my friends, it included a Supermicro server mobo, a Xeon L5640 and some RAM. Unfortunately, it came with a very small passive cooler, which wasn't enough to cool the Xeon, so I recommended him getting a freezer 13, the most affordable block cooler. It does a good...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] Antec C400 Aftermarket Cooler "hack"

    Hello everyone! I bought an Antec C400 cooler for my Ryzen 5 1500X. I don't like the stock Antec fan that's on it, so I was wondering, which fan should I buy and replace the stock one? I was thinking about the be quiet! Pure Wings 2 or maybe Arctic Bionix. The main focus here is on the silence...
  32. J

    Question NAS Decision - Terramaster F4-220 vs Synology DS218+

    I have been using a WD myCloud device to stream my owned 4k movies to my LG OLED with no issues. However, I was concerned over the lack of redundancy as my library grows. I decided to make an investment in a NAS with RAID capability. I ordered from Newegg the TerraMaster F4-220 4 bay NAS...
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    Please, I need urgent help. While exporting a video on a video editing software, i accidentally chose all images for a 30 sec video and It clogged my desktop, it won't load please help.
  34. DarkSerg

    Question Is there a way to get triple monitors 240hz on a GPU with only 2 display ports?

    I am planning to get a 2080ti from Asus. The GPU I want only has 2 display ports. Is there a way to get a triple monitor setup where all 3 monitors run at 240hz 1920 by 1080?
  35. S

    Question facotry reseting pc for sale

    URGENT!!! okay so I am selling my pc and I am wanting to wipe the whole pc so its empty and ready to be sold to the new owner but as I have seen the windows 10 was an upgrade and I dont have the upgrade key. if i factory reset the whole pc does that mean i the windows 10 aswell?
  36. abryant

    News Crucial's Newest 1 TB SSD Is Just $119

    Crucial, a memory company known for better pricing rather than high-end products, launched a 1TB BX500 that retails for just $119. Read more here. MATTHEW CONNATSER @Talpss177 Matthew Connatser is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers hardware component news.
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    Question PC stays powered after it goes to sleep

    Couple of days ago I updated few drivers using a software named Tweakbit, since then whenever my PC goes to sleep the whole system goes off but the Unit itself stays on and the fans go full speed. If I press the power button the unit immediately goes to sleep.
  38. Strongwolf2

    Question New Multitasking PC

    Quick question guys. I'm planning on building a new rig with multitasking in mind ( not video editing or some thing like that, but more of working in multiple text (translating and such). I'm looking at a Ryzen 7 1700 or a newer Ryzen 5 2600. The VGU is going to be a MSI 4GB RX 570. Where do I...
  39. abryant

    News Arctic Teases Semi-Passive, Near-Silent Threadripper Cooler

    Arctic Cooling recently demonstrated a prototype of its upcoming passive cooler for Threadripper CPUs. Read more here. MATTHEW CONNATSER @Talpss177 Matthew Connatser is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers hardware component news.
  40. L

    Question GPU hot even with fans throttling

    Hi all, I recently built a new PC and have been benchmarking and testing my single-fan EVGA GTX 1060 ("Superclocked" version I believe) with MSI Afterburner for a few days. Running the MSI Kombustor benchmark causes my GPU temperature to climb to over 90 degrees C, even when I set the fan speed...